Category Archives: Preventative Maintenance

6 Tips to Maintain Your Water Heater

I’m the second oldest of six children.  Growing up my favorite time of day was the early morning hours of quiet before everyone else was awake.  I’d get myself some Trix or Captain Crunch, read the comics from the newspaper, and then I’d take a nice long hot shower.  My other siblings did not appreciate…

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How to Change Your Washer Hoses

I came across a Pinterest post awhile back for new home owners, listing the things you should do when you move into a previously owned house.  One of the things listed was to change out old rubber washer hoses with new stainless steel braided hoses.  After doing some research, I’ve discovered several reasons for this. …

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What Does a Furnace Tune-Up Involve?

It’s that time of year again, when the temperature drops and the kids all look out the window every morning hoping for enough snow for school to be canceled. We rely on our furnaces to keep our homes warm and comfortable. Keeping up on your preventative maintenance with a yearly tune-up is important to ensure…

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