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Water You Waiting For? Well? Pump!

Unless you’re really into Little House on the Prairie, chances are you’d prefer not to manually lift buckets of water out of a deep well several times a day. So be sure to give your modern-day… Read More

A Disposal Proposal: Maintaining Your Daily Grind

It’s so easy to just scrape that extra little bit down the drain and let your garbage disposal handle it, right? Ah, but what you don’t know can hurt you—or at least the grinder below. Here are some… Read More

Hold the Mayo—Refrigerator Maintenance for Homeowners

Is your refrigerator running? Well, you’d better go catch it! Ha hah… ha… ahem. Okay, bad (and old) joke. But seriously, your fridge runs 24/7 to keep your food safe—don’t you think it deserves some… Read More

Stove & Oven Maintenance for New Homeowners

When the season means more time in the kitchen, the last thing you need is for your stove or oven to quit on you. Semi-regular maintenance can go a long way toward ensuring they will work when you… Read More

A Homeowner’s Guide to Smoke Detectors

Homeowners love to hate (and share stories about) that annoying chirp smoke detectors emit when the batteries get low. We know these alarms can and do save lives, so we all enjoy the joke—until it… Read More

Need-to-Know Furnace Maintenance for New Homeowners

Turn up the heat! Well, check your furnace first—but then turn up the heat! When outside temperatures start to drop, it’s important to ensure you’re covering the basics of furnace maintenance. This… Read More

Need-to-Know Plumbing Tips for New Homeowners

When your toilet is overflowing, or a pipe is leaking (a LOT), wouldn’t it be nice to know how to stop the onslaught of water? Read on to learn this and other essential tips about household plumbing… Read More

How to Use a Whole House Fan

Do you know what a Whole House Fan is? I didn’t, until I moved into my current home. It came with one, and my real estate agent explained how it pulls the hot air up through the attic and forces it… Read More

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