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National Fix a Leak Week: How to Find a Plumbing Leak in Your Home

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that household leaks waste almost one trillion gallons of water each year in the United States. This is roughly equivalent to more than 1.5 million… Read More

Spring Ahead and Maintain Your Smoke Alarms

Most homeowners understand the frustration of having a smoke detector chirp when the batteries get low. But that annoying noise could save your life! One study found that three out of every five… Read More

A Dusting Conundrum: Ceiling Fans

Ceiling fans—can’t live without them, don’t want to clean them. They should just spin off the dust anyway… right? It's sad to say, but ceiling fans are not self-cleaning, so they tend to get… Read More

FREEZE! Or Better Yet, Keep Your Ice Machine Working

Ah, ice. If you’re lucky, you no longer have to fill trays with water, carry them to the freezer (without spilling) and wait for them to harden. You have a built-in icemaker working day and night to… Read More

Storytime: How Science Got Saved!

Let’s take a walk… 15-year-old Corinne burst through the front door and pushed it shut against the wind. It was bitterly cold outside, like the winter wind had a personal vendetta against anything… Read More

Water Hitting Hard? Water Softener Maintenance Tips

Hard water can be a financial pain. You use twice as much soap for the same lather, have higher gas and electricity bills, go through clothing items faster, and have a harder time with appliance… Read More

Dishwasher Drama: Maintaining the Machine for New Homeowners

If you love your dishwasher, giving it some TLC will help you get the most out of it. Check out these dishwasher maintenance tips we assembled to help keep your dishwasher going strong! Regular Use… Read More

Stick a Fork In Leftovers Season: Microwave Oven Maintenance

Thanksgiving has passed, and Christmas is on its way. What could this mean except… LEFTOVERS! Seriously, who doesn’t love a good turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, potatoes, gravy, and cheese melt on… Read More

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