Tag: Home Maintenance

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For June

Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips for June: General walk through: Check exterior gardens, downspouts and extensions, foundation landscaping. Check/add salt to water softener. Check smoke and fire alarms. Change air filter and close dampers on lower returns if using central air. Check basement for dryness. Run dehumidifier and check sump hole and pump, if […]

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For May

Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For May: General walk through: Check exterior gardens, downspouts and extensions, foundation landscaping. Make sure water drains away from your foundation. Check/add salt to water softener. Check smoke/fire alarms. Check window wells. Make sure they are cleaned out and filled. Trim trees and shrubs away from roof and siding […]

Raising A Home’s Sinking Foundation

Today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV tackles an interesting issue. Over time, changing seasons, weather extremes and changes in subsoil can cause a home’s foundation to settle. Cracks in foundation walls or sticking windows and doors are telltale signs. In today’s video, host Stuart Keith meets Brent Montry and his crew from Tri-State Basement […]

Central Air And Furnace Maintenance

Learn about the latest techniques in central air conditioner and furnace maintenance in today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV. HVAC expert Larry Hacker shows host Stuart Keith what needs to be done to keep your system efficiently cooling in the summer and heating in the winter. Subscribe to the Remodeler TV Blog or check out our Roku […]

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For March

Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For March: General walk through: Check for disconnected downspouts and gutter back-up and any water leaks in basement. Change/clean air filter in furnace. Check temperature and pressure gauges if you have a system with a boiler. Check/add salt to water softener. Check fire, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Check […]

Prevent Frozen Pipes And Ice Dams

Winter is the season for frozen pipes and ice dams. Here are some tips on how to prevent them: Frozen Pipes • Pipes can freeze anywhere due to exposure from cracks or holes in siding or because of pipes being placed in outside walls with inadequate insulation. • When it’s especially cold, let the hot […]

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For February

Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For February: General walk through: Check for water leaks, missing shingles. Check weatherstripping on windows and doors. Change/clean air filter in furnace. Check temperature and pressure gauges if you have a system with a boiler. Check/add salt to water softener. Check smoke and fire alarms. Check roof along eaves […]

It’s Ice Dam Season

Winter has kicked in with a vengeance and that means it’s ice dam season. When you see icicles hanging from your roof, it’s the beginning of an ice dam which can cause major damage to your home if not handled properly. Click here for a quick read from AAA Living on what you should know […]

Insulate Your Interior Garage Wall

If you have a cold wall inside your home, there’s a good chance it’s the one on the other side of your garage. Watch today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV to see how to fix the problem. The professionals from Rockweiler Insulation show how to insulate your interior garage wall to save energy. This […]