Exterior Renovation

some of the reasons why a washer leaks

If you have a puddle of water under your washing machine, first be sure it is not water or juice spill from your children or something else. after that you can make a full run of the washer as you normally do and see if the washer doesn’t leak at all. The following are some of the reasons why the washer might leak:

Be sure the washer drain plug is removed. if your washer is new then it comes with a drain plug that will need to be taken out before you connect a drain hose. incase you run a wash cycle and the plug is not removed, the washing machine will not drain correctly and water will end up on the floor.

When washing, be sure you are not adding excess HE detergent or adding the wrong detergent as this can cause excess suds and cause the washer to leak. Be sure you are using the correct HE washer detergent. Thus check your manufacturer’s manual to be sure you are using the amount as it recommends.

Be sure your washer is not overloaded with too much clothing or blankets, if overloaded the water may leak out. Always use the proper amount of clothing when washing and try not to overload.

Be sure your washer is completely level by adjusting the washer’s feet. use a level and place it on top of your washer to be sure. if the washer is not level, it can leak out water as washers are designed to be used on a fully flat surface. The washer legs are there so if your floor is not level you can level the washer easily.

Water supply hoses to your washer usually have a mesh screen filter where the water hose connects to the washer. if these are very dirty and blocked, these can cause water leakage. check the water hose mesh screen filter to be sure they are not clogged and causing a leak by not letting the water fully enter the washer.

Check and be sure the drain hose is 100% secure to drainpipe or standpipe. if lose it may leak and leave water on the floor or under the washing machine. Also, be sure the drain where the washing machine water flows out is not blocked or clogged

All in all, check your washer before use and let it stay on a flat surface when in use. incase you can’t operate it in case of a leakage call a service provider from HCMHUB APP OR Call the support team 0n 0701828873 Whatsapp/0777708899


Poufs are versatile pieces of furniture that can tie your room together effortlessly. They are unique in that they are solid, yet soft, and therefore they can be used in a variety of different ways. Poufs can function as a chair, footrest, and additional tabletop. and more depending on where they are located.

You might as well just make it yourself. It can be filled with almost anything you have in your hands, polyester balls, plastic grocery bags, towels/sheets, or even old clothing. Polyester fiber can easily be found in most fabric stores, however, we think it’s better to use old clothing to fill up your pouf. It will make it heavy, plump, and comfortable!


You can decorate your pouf in front of a sofa or accent chairs. One or two are great when you want to prop up your feet. You can also use them in lieu of a table. Just a tray on top for an instant place to rest snacks and beverages. If your coffee or side table has room, simply slide the poufs underneath when not in use.

We have another known as the ottomans, these are almost always firmer and less pillowy, whereas some poufs are more like oversized pillows than anything else. Some ottomans have legs that raise them slightly while most poufs sit flat on the ground. Ottoman! You must be wondering why? The padded, low-lying upholstered chair, got its name from the Ottoman Empire that ruled Turkey in the 1700s.


The name Ottoman was derived from Osman, a bey (chieftain) from a tribe in western Turkey who declared independence from the Seljuk Turks.

You might ask yourself if poufs are still in style and the answer will be a YES, Moroccan poufs might be comfy but they are definitely a thing of the past in home interiors according to Korina Khamis from Hibou design. However, this trend has yet to develop a replacement which might be why poufs keep appearing.

If in case you’re looking for the best position to place your pouf, pick it up and use it as a footrest for any seat, they are lightweight and easy to move, so you can easily scoot it around your living space or even move it from room to room as needed.


They are called poufs originally French with the word implying something puffed up. You can almost see a Gallic shrug. The Ottoman, on the other hand, originates as the name implies from Turkey and usually had a drawer for storage. Poufs are normally used as a focal point, they are comfortable to lounge on, going further to promote good posture and easy to blend in within your household, according to the color, texture, and fabric of your choice.

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Plumbing Tips and Tricks

When the handyman is not around you need some tips to help you solve the plumbing most common problems in your household. To save money, time, headaches, and the bad odor of some plumbing problems follow some of our plumbing tips and tricks.

Use a bucket of water to flush the toilet

you don’t have to run to the neighbor’s bathroom during a plumbing project yet you already installed the toilet. Before you turn off the water supply, fill 2-gallon buckets with water. flush the toilet by dumping the water in the bowl. you will get one flush per bucket, which works just as well as the usual method although it won’t refill the bowl.

plunge water first before removing the trap

Before you remove a sink trap, give the drain a few plunges with a toilet plunger. This will push most of the water out of the trap lessening the mess when you pull the trap. if you have a double sink, be sure to plug the other drain to contain the air pressure. if the strainer isn’t a screw-down style, you’ll have to hold it down while you plunge the drain.

Drain vacuum

Use a shop vacuum to remove hard projects when a hard object like a toothbrush, comb, toys, and phones a plunger may not be the solution. it might only push the obstruction in deeper, instead suck out the water and the obstruction with wet/dry shop vacuum.

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Flower pots are sometimes regarded as planters or a plant pot which is a container in which flower pots have a number of uses such as plants to new locations, starting seeds, patio, and indoor. A taller and thinner shape of the pot is suitable for deep rooting plants. They are easy and fun to craft . In Africa, concentrating on Uganda, we majorly use clay pots which provide a healthy environment for most plants. The porosity of clay allows air and moisture to penetrate the sides of the pot. This moisture and air are utilized by the fine roots located at the edge of the soil ball. Clay pots also act as a wick to remove excess moisture from the potting soil.



Now we also have pots known as terra cotta, theses are what other materials try to recreate as pots, they easily break and are heavy and vulnerable to cold weather, these are made from baked clay, once water remains in the clay during cold weather, the pot can flake and crack. Notice that these are demerits of this kind.


This nature of flower pots allows for air and water to move through the walls, preventing soil disease and root rot . They are great for cacti, succulents, and other plants that prefer drier soil, it’s great for a colder climate.

Now let’s reverse to the uses of pots: For planting which is our main focus, they act as pot refrigerators, smokers, candle heaters, going further to even making clay ovens.

We normally love flower pots in our houses and offices or desktops at work and inside a home on center tables, well they sure-fire way to reap the benefits with bright colors or a creative arrangement that brings about beauty that flourishes, if calming is your aim, opt for lighter colors that fall near to each other on the color wheel, whilst choosing blooms in bright and opposite colors will energize you.

Flowers are a quick way to decorate our home pulling together our personal style and making our living space appear more polished, they have the ability to change the feel of our home or particular rooms; Flowers brighten homes with dark furniture or limited light. If you understand bouquets, they can make a hectic home feel calmer or an arrangement of one color in varying shades can tie together your color theme; they welcome guests and also can be used on occasions, pink can be used to celebrate baby showers and roses to celebrate a symbol of love.

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We look for unrivaled beauty, easy upkeep, and long-term cost efficiency of properly executed paving stone installations, these have become more apparent and utilized by cost-efficient homeowners, they are natural paving materials that are produced without artificial additives.

Most of the times people pave because they want to protect, question is, what are they protecting? The grounds are oftentimes exposed to harsh weather which could lead to damage to the soil’s surface making it hard to repair. Pavers reduce moss growth, deter ants and other insects, prevent loss of sand in joints, go further to repel oil, grease, grime, and stains, make the cleaning routine easier, protect from effects of harsh weather conditions, and lastly inhibit weeds and grass in joints

Concrete pavers are individual pieces, they make the overall pattern more flexible and accommodating of fluctuations in the ground when dry set. Polymeric sand is a blend of sand and special additives designed to fill the joints between concrete pavers and brick pavers, it’s always necessary to seal your pavers such that they last longer, ward off stains, and maintain their beauty, if not, they will erode, weed will grow, mold or mildew builds up. Sweep your pavers with a broom, rinse off pavers with water, create a paver cleaning solution, apply paver sealer and replace your pavers in order to keep them elegant and clean at all times.

Concrete pavers carry more advantages than disadvantages, we find out that they fade in color overdue time since they are dyed with color pigment rather than natural clay and hence often need sealing. Pavers last 50 to 100 years or longer, they can easily be repaired or replaced. Sometimes you could face a problem of the sinking, this is caused by improper installation of the blocks.

Pavers placed in the sidewalk or driveway create beauty and enhance your compound to look more attractive. In the end, you get to feel the fresh breeze as you get to share memories of a lifetime with your loved ones.

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How to replace a cracked tile

Cracked tiles on floors and walls are a problem because it can be difficult to track down the source of the rack. However there are many reasons for the tiles to rack, for example, the tile was installed over a control joint, the tile was installed on improperly space joints, tile cracked under a heavy load, tile received a sharp blow, tiles concrete substrate has cracked down or inferior tiles were used. The following are some of the ways you can replace a cracked tile.

Replace the tile: if the crack on your tile is quite a big one and you have some tiles, you can actually take out the damaged one and replace it. However, it requires dedicated work to do so since you have to first remove the cracked tile carefully in order not to damage the others, you should be careful and one can use the help of a knife to remove it. When replacing the tile, remember to use a matching tile and grout to make the place look beautiful. After clean the grout of the four corners of the tile using a regular spritz of vinegar spray.

Use Adhesive: if you are going to use adhesive for your tile, you must be careful to buy the proper adhesive that is specifically made for the tile type used for example if using ceramic tile, you have to use the adhesive of ceramic tiles.when one uses the wrong one the adhesive used will be sticky on the tiles.

Use Epoxy glue: if you don’t have any spare tiles you can use epoxy glue to repair the crack. Take the cracked area and fill it with clear epoxy glue which is a two-part paste that you mix. use a match stick or toothpick to gently insert the glue into the crack so that the epoxy glue is right at the level of the tile, once it dries, you can paint it to cover the cracked area on the tile.

Repair grout cracks: sometimes the grout might be cracked too, it needs to be replaced to avoid the danger coming since water can enter the tiles while cleaning damaging the floor down.it needs to be replaced to avoid any further damage. you can use a utility knife to remove the old grout and then apply the new one using a trowel. After the grout is dry clean the excess grout around with a steel sponge and water.

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How to clean your compound:

Did you know that if you appreciate compound interests, you basically understand the earth planet! Now, let’s go to another level of what are your interests when it comes to your compound? how do you go about them if they mess you up? how can we help you and see to that that you are comfortable? can we share ideas, yes we can?

They are many issues to do with our compounds, but let’s tackle the part of pests, it could be snakes, termites, red ants, cockroaches, rats, caterpillars, and more that can be of discomfort.

Seal cracks and holes.

Keep tree branches and shrubbery well-trimmed.

Keep basements, crawl space well ventilated.

Store garbage in sealed containers.

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Rain gutters

Aluminum gutters

Every house needs rain gutters for catching the rainwater directly away from the foundation. for a house to be complete, it needs gutters to function properly. Many homeowners neglect the rain gutters since they don’t know their importance and how strong they help the house to last for a long period of time since the accent people used the wood gutters to protect their houses. When one installs rain gutters on his/her house, they protect the structure from water damage&leakages, prevent water from settling around the foundation which slowly weakens everything that supports the structure. Here are some of the gutters one can use, Aluminum gutters, stainless gutters, steel&copper gutters, and wood gutters.

Homecaremangers recommends you install quality rain gutters on your house. in case of any help, you can kindly call on 0701828873 WhatsApp, visit the play store and use the HCM HUB APP and make a request to get a professional service provider.

kitchen countertop


There are many options for your kitchen countertop surfaces, but choosing the right one is a great deal for your kitchen.

The following are some of the examples of kitchen countertops. Quartz is one of the most durable countertop surfaces available today and it’s rated for commercial kitchens and health care facilities. Quartz is non-porous so it resists staining much better than other kitchen countertops from the juice, food, mangoes milk put on the surface. for cleanliness, it will harbor bacteria or viruses.

Granite has unmatched natural beauty and it has different colors like gray, arctic grey, river white, and white .its easy to clean with warm water and mild detergent as it is formed by heat and pressure and can take the heat by a pan .lt requires occasional maintenance one has to know the warranty origin and how long one can be able to reseal the granite again.

Marble countertops are amazingly gorgeous and they have a classic luxury look in your kitchen. it’s resistant to scratching, cracking breaking than other countertop surfaces. marble can also increase the property value since it’s even resistant to heat.

Solid wood countertop surfaces have become one of the most popular used due to its low costs compared to marble, granite. it has different examples like Dupont Corian, Wilsonart, Formica and Samsung Staron .it can bear the heavy load of utensils put on them in the kitchen, it’s easy to clean, it will not stain easily, and can be repaired. the solid wood countertop can also may you match your kitchen furniture

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Clogged drains

clogged drains are very common as anything could get into your water drain that’s from the kitchen, bathroom, or washing area. for example small kid toys, hair, grease, garbage disposal. however, it can be solved if worked on by a professional technician

However, people should avoid using liquid drain openers since they cause more damage to the pipeline, which causes more problems than solutions to the problem. One can find ways by adding drain traps which help you to collect the necessary items which could cause the drains

The best solution in case you get clogged drains it’s better you call a professional technician to help. for more help, checks, repair call us on 0777708899/0701828873 whats app or use the link https://bit.ly/2XP41fM to make a request