It’s easy to stay ahead of the dangers posed by frigid weather as long as you’re diligent and prepared. We’ve gathered our top eight tips to get your home ready for the winter to keep you comfortable all season long.
Gutters are one of the pieces of your home that you probably never think about if they’re working properly. They do their job quietly and effectively, moving run-off water from your roof so that it lands and stays in the right place. To make sure your gutters stay clog-free and keep your rainwater flowing the right way, here is our guide to inspecting them efficiently.
An underground sprinkler system is a great way to increase your watering efficiency, while also saving you time, energy, and maybe even money along the way. Underground systems provide peace of mind and make sure that the entire yard gets watered the proper amount, and some systems can even account for the weather – so you don’t have to!
For many, laundry is a daily or weekly chore we don’t even think about. We’ve gotten into the habit of separating clothes, adding detergent and turning on the washer at an early age. While using a washing machine may feel second nature, recognizing the signs that you need to replace it isn’t nearly as intuitive.
We’ve all been there. The sink starts to take a little longer to drain. The water starts to pool around your feet in the shower. Unpleasant odors begin to creep into your home. Then, all of a sudden, your drain is completely clogged. If you don’t do something soon, your pipes might burst or worse – you can't use your bathroom.
As a homeowner, it’s important to understand the potential damage from a leak. If left unrepaired, it can result in wastewater – encouraging unwanted growth and smells in your home. However, preventing this kind of damage isn’t always straightforward (especially for homeowners with little to no plumbing experience).