Whether you rent an apartment or own your home, hot weather is the great equalizer. Everyone worries about when it might be time to repair or replace the air conditioning system.
While nothing lasts forever, few home system breakdowns are more devastating than losing your air conditioning... Read more
Don’t worry, a clogged drain isn’t a reason to use your home warranty unless you notice these troubling signs. We’ll walk you through how to clear a clogged drain in no time.
Whether there’s a tough clog in your kitchen sink, bathroom sink, bathtub drain or toilet, use these tips to have your pipes running again... Read more
When it comes to summertime, our refrigerators work incredibly hard. We often worry about the AC keeping the house cool but forget another appliance which keeps its contents ice cold 24/7. Without the fridge, families have lots of trouble keeping order in the home... Read more
When you gaze across your lawn, the thought might occur: “Is it time to water my grass a better way?”
For those of us who invest in our homes, the outside can be just as important as the inside. Sprinkler systems make a big impact on the aesthetic around your home, especially if you’ve planted fresh flowers and laid down grass seed... Read more
Breakdowns around the home are alarming, but some issues in your home are silent until it’s too late. When it comes to mold, termites and radon, these problems can slowly cause damage and ruin your peace of mind.
Home warranties are here to shield your wallet and your home from costly mechanical repairs... Read more
An automatic garage door opener is a wonderful luxury that makes it easy to stow your car away during unpleasant weather conditions. But when your garage door opener is on the fritz – or simply isn’t working at all – that convenience quickly turns to annoyance... Read more
Simple, yet essential, gutters are among the most important and cost-effective means for preventing home water damage. Of course, while gutters have a relatively long life expectancy – ranging from ten to twenty years – nothing lasts forever. Even with proper maintenance, all gutters eventually require replacement... Read more
When it comes to snow days, there’s a distinct polarity between the experience of adults and children. While kids eagerly anticipate school delays and cancellations, adults are left pining for a time when a blizzard meant snowmen and igloos – not hours of cleanup and pricey household maintenance... Read more
The warmth of a home is much more than just the temperature. In the winter, there are some decorations that can make a home feel more welcoming and comfortable without adjusting the thermostat.
Of course, if you are experiencing an issue with your heating system, place a claim today or get your free quote for home warranty coverage... Read more
In the midst of cold weather, we often worry about keeping our homes warm. Depending on how well you take care of it, the average life expectancy of an HVAC system is between 15 and 20 years. Alternatively, the average HVAC repair runs between $70 and $800, so it’s a good idea to keep this system in tip-top shape... Read more
Are you feeling uncomfortable due to a draft in your home? Are you always cold, even though your heat is running around the clock? When we get chills, we often bundle up or crank the thermostat, but both options have downsides... Read more
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
The moment November hits, there’s only one thing on the minds of every family – Turkey Day! Thanksgiving is all about seeing your loved ones to rejoice over a delicious home cooked meal. In the midst of planning, your oven is surely front and center, but that’s not all... Read more
As the season shifts from summer to fall, your home will start to need special attention. Colder weather tends to sneak up on us after we’ve adjusted to the summer months, especially once we start losing day light. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by a shifting priority list with fewer hours to get it all done... Read more
Air conditioning units require special attention as warm weather draws to a close. These are fickle appliances, and when something goes wrong, most of the time you’ll need an expert to fix it. The best way to avoid an issue with your AC is to properly maintain it and to have a home warranty plan that covers the appliance as a backup... Read more
During the summer, we use our appliances a lot. We tend to throw more parties during warm weather, and your home works very hard to keep up.
As the summer comes to a close, it’s important to check on the areas around your house that have experienced the most usage... Read more
One of the most important aspects of your home is the climate and temperature. If you can’t keep your home cool during the summer, the best-case scenario is that you live uncomfortably. In homes with children and the elderly, the heat can become a serious health issue... Read more
One of the top challenges homeowners face when taking care of a house is simply organizing it. For many, appliance maintenance is hidden behind a mountain of other tasks. Start your to-do list with de-cluttering the busiest parts of your home... Read more
Select Home Warranty is here to help you keep your home in order.
Sometimes there’s no better feeling for a homeowner than giving the place a thorough cleaning. Spring is the perfect time to tackle a refresh for the entire household... Read more
Working 24/7 to keep your food and drinks preserved, the refrigerator is among the most-used appliances in nearly every American home. That’s why it’s essential that you clean and care for your refrigerator to ensure it’s always operating at its best – especially if you want your food to stay as fresh as possible... Read more
Depending on the size of your family, you may use your washer and dryer anywhere from a few times a week to multiple times a day. So when your washer and dryer aren’t working, it can be a real problem.
Look for these four signs when your washer and dryer should be replaced and get them taken care of before you have to waste any of your time or money at the coin-op laundromat... Read more