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Easy Appliance Maintenance Steps To Help You Go Green

Easy Appliance Maintenance Steps To Help You Go Green The appliances in our homes play crucial roles in our daily lives. Washers, fridges, dryers, stoves, and more, all help to make our lives easier and more manageable. As important and useful as these home appliances are, they can be very pricey and are the main contributors to our energy and water bills. To help keep these costs down and ensure …Read More

5 Signs your Dryer Needs Professional Attention

Maintaining expensive appliances like washer/ dryer combos usually relies upon the work of professionals to inspect hard to reach parts and make sure they continue functioning well. Forgoing routine dryer maintenance can really set you back, for example, if the dryer burns down your house. A clothing dryer that is not properly maintained is a huge fire hazard. In fact, in 2010, 15,500 house fires were caused by malfunctioning dryers. …Read More

How to Maintain your Garbage Disposal

Garbage disposals are not something you really think about as an “appliance” in your kitchen, but they are a valuable tool for removing scraps and keeping your kitchen smelling fresh. To avoid replacing your garbage disposal, follow along with these simple maintenance and usage tips.   Avoid Really Hard Objects Bones, watermelon rinds, cherry/ avocado/ peach pits, shellfish shells, un-popped corn kernels, and even small silverware that slipped through the …Read More

How to Increase the Life of your Appliances

Household appliances tend to be a big chunk out of your remodeling budget; however they can certainly last a long time if they are cared for properly. Rather than replacing your appliances prematurely, follow these tips to increase their lifespan. Fridges and Freezers Generally speaking, all appliances work best when they are routinely cleaned. Each type of appliance requires a special cleaning process that sometimes has to be conducted by …Read More

Helpful Tips To Maintain Your Septic Tank

There are many tips and tricks that will help your septic tank system perform longer and more efficiently with minimal maintenance. Before flushing harsh cleaning products and chemicals down your waste water system, you should first consider what ingredients are being used in these products. Here are few helpful tips to ensure the longevity of your septic tank system: Flushing harmful and damaging substances into your septic tank system can …Read More

Septic Tanks And The Harmful Environmental Issues They Cause

Roughly 25% of Americans are still reliant on septic tanks to take care of their waste. With the population in the US reaching almost 320 million people, that means nearly 80 million people’s homes are still connected to a septic tank system. When not maintained properly, this waste system can wreak havoc on the surrounding environment. When homeowners neglect or improperly treat their septic systems it can create huge financial …Read More

What to Do if Your Air conditioner is Too Loud

    Air conditioners are an essential part of our everyday life. They cool our homes and keep us comfortable indoors. However, they can be bothersome if they get too loud. Your air conditioner should be making noise, as it’s a large machine with moving parts, but if it’s getting too loud, it could indicate a problem with your system.   Locate the source The first step you need to …Read More

How to Maintain Your Water Heater

In this day and age hot water is a resource that most can’t live without, even in the south. These days we use hot water for everything — showering, doing laundry, and using our automatic dishwashers. That’s why it is imperative that we maintain our water heaters throughout the year. The Temperature Pressure Release Valve All water heaters have a valve called the temperature pressure release (TPR) valve that opens …Read More

Top 5 A/C Habits to Adopt

Repairing or replacing your air conditioner is not a quick or cheap ordeal, especially during the summer months when things really start to heat up. In Florida, we are already experiencing temperatures of 80 or more degrees and spring isn’t nearly over. For this reason, it is extremely important to treat your a/c with care, especially if you want it to run smoothly during the hottest time of the year. …Read More