Thermostat Problems & Troubleshooting Tips

Your thermostat acts as the “brain” of your HVAC system, monitoring temperatures and communicating when to heat or cool your house. As a result, a failing thermostat can quickly lead to an uncomfortable living situation and costly energy bills.

Fortunately, there are plenty of thermostat troubleshooting tips you can try to resolve the most common problems... Read more

Winter Home Inspection & Maintenance Checklist

The autumn leaves have fallen, and the air has a bit more bite to it. You know what that means – wintertime! Is your home ready for the colder months ahead?

Whether you’re prepping your primary residence for below-freezing temps or are readying a summer home for the time you’ll be away, we’ve compiled a list of the most important DIY home inspection and maintenance tips to make sure you don’t miss a thing... Read more

What to do When the Basement Floods & How to Get Water Out

Flooded basements are among every homeowner’s greatest fears. Years of memories could be stored in the basement along with furniture, clothing, holiday decorations, and many other important family possessions.

Most homeowners can take advantage of flood insurance included with their home insurance coverage, however coverage varies and it’s important to reach out to your carrier right away to understand your policy’s limitations... Read more

Dishwasher Not Draining? Troubleshooting for Standing Water

Dishwashers are underappreciated, until the moment they stop working.

This appliance is a staple for many homes and can become a frustrating issue. When dishes start piling, it’s even more difficult to address what went wrong with the dishwasher.

Sometimes, dishwashers can be fixed with a very quick cleaning, while other times, there could be a mechanical issue to address... Read more

Shower & Bathtub Cleaning, Maintenance and Common Issues

Whether you’re routinely cleaning or it’s about time to use some elbow grease, the shower and bathtub take special care.

We use these areas of the home daily, sometimes causing quite a bit of grime to build up. There are steps you can take to lessen the amount of grime built up over time, and there’s also hacks you can try to leave your bathtub and shower good as new... Read more

3 Ways To Save Money And Cut Costs Around The Home For The Holidays

This time of year becomes expensive for many families. With the holidays approaching, so does colder weather, and that’s why it’s important to save money where you can.

There are many creative ways to save around this time of year, such as deciding to sell your unused gadgets, but the ways we have detailed below apply to all homes – and they really add up... Read more