Home appliances and other home components are made to last, but they just don’t last forever. Often, appliances last for 10 years or less and most parts of your home will require at least some maintenance.
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Everyone wants a clean house. And whether you’re a neat freak or a lazy cleaner, chances are good you’re getting some of it wrong. Many people overlook tasks like cleaning washers or garbage disposals, and it’s easy to get things wrong, like adding too much detergent to your wash or putting soap on a cast iron pan.
Interior tasks like changing air conditioner filters, painting walls, cleaning cabinets, and cleaning appliances are often easy to remember, but it’s important that you don’t forget to take care of your home’s exterior maintenance as well.
In every home, there is the potential for mold. Mold is everywhere. It’s outside, it’s indoors — and it may even be hiding in your walls.
Everyone knows home maintenance is important. It can extend the life of your home’s systems and appliances and keep your home in good working order for many years to come.
Over the summer, many home owners plan to complete home improvement projects. In fact, according to the Zillow Digs Summer Home Improvement Trend and Spending Survey, 60 percent of home owners plan to improve or add to their homes this summer, typically spending around $1,200.
Every home owner needs a tool box. Whether you’re handy or not, little things come up, and they’re not all worth calling a professional. A home tool kit can help you hang photos, assemble furniture, fix a toilet, build a cabinet, and more.
Roof damage can happen at any time — but there’s never a convenient time to get a roof leak. Whether it’s hail, heavy rains, trees, or simply aging shingles, roof leaks can allow damaging moisture into your home.
HVAC systems are typically covered under home warranties. They may be included in a basic or upgraded plan or require an add on to your contract. However, it's clear that getting HVAC home warranty coverage can be very valuable, especially if your HVAC system fails when you need it the most.
It’s fun to have a pool in your backyard, but there’s a not so fun part of pool ownership: maintenance and repairs. These can include pool cleaning and chemicals, repairs, and heating.