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DIY Toilet Repair

According to HomeAdvisor, it costs $208 on average to repair a broken toilet. In Raleigh, North Carolina, plumbers charge an average of $273! But if you understand the basics of how a toilet works, you can fix several of the most common toilet problems with a little DIY toilet repair. This guide explains why your…

Wake Forest Meet in the Street 2018

We’re so excited for this year’s Meet in the Street in Wake Forest on Saturday, May 5th from 10 am – 5 pm. Want more family fun? We’ve created a printable bingo board – just find five in a row, and come to the Newcomb and Company booth to receive your prize! After stopping by our booth, don’t forget…

A/C Maintenance Checklist

Regular maintenance can extend the life of your air conditioner and help you save money on bills. If you have a maintenance agreement with an HVAC company in Raleigh, you don’t have to worry about DIY air conditioner maintenance. But if you want to know how to maintain your air conditioning unit on your own,…

How to Tell If the Humidity in My Home Is Too High

When the humidity is above 50%, the air can feel muggy and sticky. The excess moisture in the air can wreak havoc on your home and your body. How can you tell if you have high humidity? How to Tell If You Have High Humidity Fog on your windows is one of the clearest indicators…

How to Tell If the Humidity in My House Is Too Low

What is low humidity? If the humidity is less than 15%, the dry air can actually cause health issues to you and damage to your home. How to Tell If You Have Low Humidity You can purchase a hygrometer to measure humidity levels, or you can try this simple test for humidity. Put a few…

Help! I’ve Got Critters In My Pipes!

Forget lions and tigers and bears. When it comes to plumbing problems, you should really be thinking about frogs and snakes and squirrels. Oh my! Believe it or not, some critters can crawl, creep or wriggle their way into your pipes, causing clogs of a truly surprising variety. Animal invasion may be an unlikely plumbing…

The Durham Bulls and Newcomb & Company: Two Triangle Traditions

What are some of your favorite thoughts about summer? If you’re like Newcomb and Company, one of them goes like this: The sun is shining, the grass glows green, you’ve got a Coke and a hot dog, and there’s a batter up — it’s a perfect day at the ballpark. The Durham Bulls, the Triangle’s…