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Home Maintenance Tip: Install Fallen Fiberglass Insulation in your Crawl Space
Posted on October 03, 2014

When inspecting your crawl space as part of routine home maintenance, it is important to check for fallen fiberglass insulation. Insulation keeps your floors warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Insulation also increases energy efficiency that will decrease your utility bills. In crawl spaces, fiberglass batt insulation is often used to insulate

Home Maintenance Tip: Check Your Asphalt Shingles
Posted on September 26, 2014

We use the expression, “Having a roof over our head” to signal the importance of having a place to live. Literally, though, the roof on our house is what keeps weather out and protects the entire house. Like all building materials, asphalt shingles expand and contract becoming brittle over time. That factor along with hard

Home Maintenance Tip: Change Your Washing Machine Hoses
Posted on September 19, 2014

Washing machines are one of the most essential appliances that we have in our homes. Like every appliance, though, a washing machine requires maintenance. Washing machine hose bursts account for more than $150 million in damage to homes each year. Because of the pressure on the supply hoses, water can leak from a burst washing

Home Maintenance Tip: How to Kill Poison Ivy
Posted on September 12, 2014

Have you ever had a case of poison ivy? Most of us have with an estimate of 50-85% of people in the United States being allergic to poison ivy. A bad case of poison ivy can lead to serious itching, as well as blisters, sores, lesions and even infection. Poison ivy is growing more quickly

Home Maintenance Tip: How to Drain Your Hot Water Heater
Posted on September 05, 2014

Most people are not aware that performing maintenance on your hot water heater will help it run more efficiently and last longer. Depending on the quality of your water, there are likely minerals and other sediment that settle to the bottom of your hot water heater. Over time, this sediment accumulates and can compromise the

Home Maintenance Tip: Clean Your Refrigerator Coils
Posted on August 29, 2014

Other than wiping up spills and cleaning the drawers, perhaps you have never considered performing maintenance on your refrigerator. But, you should. Refrigerators are the second largest energy consumer in your house after your heating and air conditioning system. They can account for as much as 15% of your electric bill each month. A refrigerator

Home Maintenance Tip: How to Get Rid of Yellow Jackets
Posted on August 22, 2014

Did uninvited guests show up at last back yard cookout? No, not the neighbors down the street, but yellow jackets, a type of wasp. Yellow jackets can be aggressive and deliver multiple painful stings that can cause an allergic reaction. It’s best to get rid of yellow jackets’ nests as soon as they show up.

Home Maintenance Tip: Clean your Dryer Vent
Posted on August 15, 2014

Clothes dryers are fairly simple appliances. Hot air is used to dry the clothes while they tumble around the drum. Moisture from the wet clothes and warm air is vented to the exterior. In the drying process, lint is created when fabric fibers are removed from the clothes. Lint will build up in the lint

Home Maintenance Tip: How to Clean Your Outdoor Furniture
Posted on August 06, 2014

After cleaning your deck or patio, you may have noticed that your outdoor furniture is looking a little rugged. To prolong the life of lawn furniture, it’s a good idea to clean it a couple of times each year. Outdoor furniture comes in a variety of materials including plastic, wood, aluminum, wicker and wrought iron.

Home Maintenance Tip: What Do You Do with the Stuff After Decluttering Your Garage?
Posted on July 31, 2014

The time finally arrived and you are decluttering your garage. Have you wondered what you are going to do with all the things you remove from your garage? It’s best to figure this out before you get started. Here are some possibilities to consider: 1)      Rent a dumpster if your garage is really full. Dumpsters

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