A Simple Way To Maintain Your Water Heater

Preventing Leaks There’s an easy way to keep your water heater from leaking: At least once a year, grab a large bucket, attach a hose to the drain and empty the tank. Then, simply allow the unit to refill. This process prevents sediment from building up in the appliance. This east maintenance will help the…

Do You Really Need to Have Mold Removed From Your Home?

Mold is an incredibly common, naturally occurring substance. Even the cleanest homes have at least some trace amounts of mold spores on surfaces or in the air. Some types of mold are completely harmless or even healthy. But what about the mold on the surfaces of your home? Even though the CDC and EPA recognize…

Looking for Extra Money? Clean Out Your Water Heater

Sometimes, finding ways to spend less each month may be hidden where you least suspect it. An efficient water heater could keep your energy and water bills down. If you want to follow some smart home maintenance tips, keep an eye on this important appliance. Time To Flush It You may not think much about…

Keep Air Inside With Caulk

One of the easiest home maintenance tips you can find is checking and replacing caulk around windows and doors. Air stays inside and critters stay outside when the caulk blocks their path. Caulk breaks down over time, leaving spaces for insects to come in and air to escape. The process is fairly inexpensive and can…

How to Test Your Radon System to Make Sure it Works

When it comes to your radon system, play it safe and make sure that the system works properly. If you have a radon mitigation system, this does not mean that you shouldn’t perform radon tests after buying a home with radon. Take care of radon tests after you install the mitigation system and then do…

Seasonal Candles Add a Classy Touch

Wintertime brings a number of home décor and ornamentation options, prompting the struggle of deciding between numerous styles and trends. If you’re looking for little ways to change up the look of your home for the winter season without breaking the bank or majorly disrupting any part of your house, candles are a simple choice…

Inspect and Repair Your Roof

When it comes to home maintenance tips, there are plenty. However, very few are as important as those pertaining to the maintenance of your roof. Your roof protects your home’s interior and your belongings from the elements and helps to maintain the integrity of your home’s structure. For this reason, you want to ensure it…

Cover Basement Crawl Spaces To Prevent Mold

In your quest to protect your home from avoidable issues, do not forget to take preventative measures against mold growth in your basement. One of the best ways to prevent mold in your basement is to keep your crawl spaces covered. Keep Water Vapor Outside Where It Belongs  When you use polyethylene plastic to cover…