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Choosing the Best Home Warranty for the New Year

white kitchen area

Each new year brings new choices. Many of these have to do with your home. For instance, you might need to choose new appliances, remodel the kitchen, or choose home maintenance technicians. Another decision that might come up is that of a home warranty. Here, we’ll go over how to choose the best home warranty… (read more)

5 Signs Your Water Filtration System Needs Attention

water filtration system pour in glass

We all need water. We drink it, cook with it, wash with it, and more. It’s fundamental to our health and wellbeing. This is why you’ve invested in a water filtration system. Water filters provide safe and clean water to our families by filtering out bacteria and other harmful particles. However, over time, or due… (read more)

Hot Water Heater Repair – DIY Tips for Homeowners

hot water bathroom faucet knob

The last thing anyone wants on a frozen winter morning is a cold shower. Knowing how to perform your own hot water heater repair can save you a great deal on service costs, especially since the replacement parts you’ll need don’t usually cost much. In this article, we’ll discuss the basics of how to fix… (read more)

6 Gutter Cleaning Tools to Make Your Life Easier

House roof gutters in the rain

An important aspect of home maintenance is gutter cleaning, whether you’re doing some summer maintenance or winterizing your home. The right gutter cleaning tools make the process much simpler and less dangerous, all while keeping your home’s drainage system clear of debris. Here, we’ll look at several of the tools used in gutter cleaning. 1…. (read more)

Fridge Repair 101 – Fixing Basic Refrigerator Issues

shoe and other items in a refrigerator

Fridge repair doesn’t always require professional service. Many repairs are simple and straightforward, and knowing how to perform these easy fixes can save you hundreds. Of course, more complex repairs may require professional attention, but before you call a repair technician, it’s worth checking if the fixes in this article work first. Preliminary Fridge Repair… (read more)

Water Heater Repair – 5 Signs Your Unit May Need Servicing

Water heating system drawing

Just as winter is approaching and you’re spending more time keeping warm inside, an unchecked problem with your water heater could spell disaster if it suddenly stops working. Homeowners commonly forget about this crucial home appliance because they often install the unit in a basement corner or a closet. Consider the benefits of regularly checking… (read more)

Simple DIY Air Conditioner Cleaning

two outdoor air conditioner condensers amid sparse greenery

A major part of getting your home ready for winter is air conditioner cleaning. Taking proper care of the various components of your A/C will make sure it’s ready to go when spring rolls around, ultimately saving you in energy and repair costs. For your DIY air conditioner cleaning, you’ll need the following items: Replacement… (read more)

10 Steps to Winterizing a House

With the change of seasons come many delights—vibrant colors, warm gatherings of family and friends, and a lively nip in the air. The crisp atmosphere of fall is just a reminder that winter is on its way, and that means it’s time to get your home ready to deal with the cold. Fortunately, winterizing a… (read more)

When Should You Invest in Rooftop Solar Panels?

Solar panels

There are many benefits to investing in solar panels for your home. Recent advancements in technology and solar cell efficiency have made it an even more attractive proposition. In addition, the U.S. Congress recently implemented a plan to extend the tax credits for installing solar panels on one’s home through the end of 2019. With… (read more)

5 Appliances to Buy in September and October

dishwasher

Summer vacation is a fond memory, the dog days of summer are in the past, and school is back in session. It’s now time to think about preparing your home for fall and winter. A big part of that preparation is taking inventory of your appliances. The months of September and October are a great… (read more)