The Complete Home Plumbing Maintenance Checklist
The Complete Home Plumbing Maintenance Checklist

Your plumbing system is an integral part of your home and family life. You rely on it daily for everything from having a shower to washing dishes to washing your hands. It’s easy to take for granted. However, there are a lot of little things that can go wrong; little things that can turn into

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How to Seal and Insulate Ductwork
How to Seal and Insulate Ductwork

Your home’s ductwork is a pipeline that leads from your heating and cooling units through your supply ducts to your supply registers. These supply registers provide your rooms with conditioned air and carry air back from your return registers through the return ducts. Leaks anywhere in this system can cause you significant problems, not only

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How to Clean and Maintain Your Refrigerator
How to Clean and Maintain Your Refrigerator

Most of us don’t give much thought to our refrigerators so long as they are running well and doing their jobs, keeping our foods and beverages cold. We don’t think about germs or other health concerns, unless we allow something to grow in our vegetable crisper, or mold in a container or jar. We rarely

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How to Clean Your Air Ducts
How to Clean Your Air Ducts

Just like your own lungs, your heating and cooling system pulls air in and pushes air out of your living environment. It is the “lungs of your home”, pushing through the ducts of your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system in a network of branching tubes. These ducts, which can be made of fiberglass,

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How to Perform Electrical Maintenance
How to Perform Electrical Maintenance

If you own a home, chances are you’ve come across an issue or two involving electrical maintenance, either in built-in wiring or appliance issues. From changing a light bulb to dealing with tripped circuit breakers, there are many things that may need attention in your home at some point. First and foremost, safety should be

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How to Clean Your Dishwasher
How to Clean Your Dishwasher

  If you are like most people, you may believe that miracle machine which cleans your dishes also cleans itself with every cycle. Unfortunately, dishwashers get gunky too and need to additional cleaning periodically. If not properly maintained, you risk not only suffering with dishes that do not come out fully clean; but also, you

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How to Drain a Water Heater
How to Drain a Water Heater

  According to the Department of Energy (DOE) Survey in 2009, 98 percent of homes had standard (tank) water heaters, of which 51.4 percent were natural gas water heaters and 41.3 percent were electric. That same year, about 8 million water heaters were purchased, with about 82 percent being sold as replacement units rather than

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How to Get Rid of Mice in Your House
How to Get Rid of Mice in Your House

  Do you have a mouse in your house? If you’ve got one, you can be sure it’s got at least one friend along for the adventure. A pest-ridden house is a headache to many homeowners. Mice aren’t just troublesome, or frightening to some, like many rodents, mice carry diseases and are unsanitary to have

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How Often Should You Change your Air Filter
How Often Should You Change your Air Filter

The air filter is an important part of your home’s heating and cooling system. Every central air conditioner or furnace will have a filter which cleans air before it enters the system. This filter is either disposable or washable. If you have a reusable air filter, use this replacement schedule as your cleaning calendar. Otherwise,

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What is a HUD Home
What is a HUD Home

When the FHA (Federal Housing Administration) insures a loan on a 1 to 4-unit residential property, and that loan goes into foreclosure, HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development) is the entity that ultimately comes into possession of the foreclosed property. These homes then go on the market at their current “fair market value” as

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What to Do if your Dishwasher is not Draining
What to Do if your Dishwasher is not Draining

  When it’s running properly, your dishwasher is a time-saving appliance that can help you streamline the seemingly endless job of keeping the dishes clean and your cabinets well-stocked. However, this appliance is prone to some simple problems that may slow down your dish washing routine. If you find a puddle of water in front

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