To reduce energy and repair costs for your home, you may want to do many of the maintenance jobs yourself. One of the areas that requires a lot of maintenance is the HVAC system in your home, and doing maintenance to it is something that will help you save. Here are the things you need to know about DIY AC repairs and maintenance for your home: 1. Cleaning the Vents and Regular Filter Changes to Prevent Problems
13 March 2017
If you own or manage an apartment complex then you want to make sure you do all you can to provide all of your residents with the safest community possible. This means doing what you can to cut down on all the incidences of crime possible. There are three things you can do that will significantly cut down on the crime around your apartment complex and you can learn about them in this article.
7 March 2017
In order to keep your heating and cooling unit in good working condition, you should perform routine inspections. This will ensure that you catch any minor issues to prevent your system from malfunctioning entirely. There are certain steps you should take, such as checking over the filter, air vents, condenser, and ductwork. The information below provides some basic tips for ensuring that your heating and cooling unit is well maintained.
2 March 2017
If you have been looking at home automation systems lately, then you should know that while wiring can be installed as part of a DIY project, it may be best to have a professional wire the system for you. There are several things that a professional electrician will concentrate on during the installation. Keep reading to learn about a few of these things. Neutral Wall Switch Wiring Common switches in the home will contain two wire connections.
15 February 2017
The lifespan of a garage door is about 30 years. However, in order for your door to live a full and complete life, you need to properly take care of it. Unfortunately, winter produces many elements that can be harmful to your garage door. Learning about these problems and how to prevent them can help you ensure your garage door lasts. Here are three garage door problems caused by winter and how you can prevent them.
11 January 2017
While you may be able to fix small cracks in your foundation or chimney on your own, it's almost impossible to do the work right when bricks are crumbling out of place. Whether you have water coming in to your home because of decaying masonry, or you want to weatherproof your home, working with a mason is your best option. When you want to maintain the integrity of the structure of your home and there are problems with cracked or broken masonry, it's time to call for help.
7 November 2016
If your house is getting overly cluttered, you know it's time to take the bull by the horns. But it's easy to feel overwhelmed and not know where to start. If you're ready to begin the process of ridding your home of junk, here is a simple 6-step plan to get the ball rolling, clear the junk, and keep your home clutter-free down the road. 1. Clear a Space Before getting started with anything, you'll need to have an area to put all your things that you want to get rid of.
9 August 2016
As a business owner, keeping your profits high has a lot to do with your ability to keep your costs low. You can work toward this goal by increasing the lifespan of your commercial roof. The longer the roof lasts, the less money you will likely have to spend. Make sure you know how to increase the lifespan of your roof. Keep the Roof Clean Work hard to keep the roof clean.
5 August 2016
Having a close-knit community with homes next to each other is great for socializing and building bonds, but there is also a need to protect your own privacy. When your house lot is located right next to a neighbor's, the windows on a home can act as a clear view into your everyday living. Instead of allowing your neighbor to have visuals of your daily activities, you can upgrade windows with increased privacy features.
23 May 2016
If you have a sump pump in your basement, then your home is probably relatively dry thanks to the device. However, if you see your sump pump pit overflowing with water, then you may suddenly have a flood on your hands. This type of incident occurs when the discharge pipe leading out of your home becomes clogged with debris. Keep reading to learn how this type of problem happens and how it can be fixed.
22 April 2016