Tag: Home Maintenance

Removing Old Insulation In An Attic

Sometimes, it’s a good idea to remove your old attic insulation before adding new material. In today’s short video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, Brian Auman from Rockweiler Insulation gives host Stuart Keith a couple examples. This video has over 50,000 views on YouTube. Subscribe to the Remodeler TV Blog or check out our Roku channel for informative videos […]

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For August

Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For August: General walk through: Clean gutters, check downspout extensions and foundation landscaping. Finish up summer projects. Check/add salt to water softener. Check smoke and fire alarms. Change/clean air filter in furnace if using central air. Check for insect/pest infestation: ants, bees, bats, etc. Apply appropriate pesticides or call […]

Now Is The Best Time

The best way to keep your energy bills in line is with an efficient heating and cooling system. And now is the best time to save as dealers are offering huge discounts when you replace both your furnace and central air conditioner. In today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, host Stuart Keith and HVAC consultant Larry Hacker […]

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For July

Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For July: General walk through: Trim shrubs and weed gardens. Check for disconnected downspout extensions. Check/add salt to water softener. Check smoke and fire alarms. Change/clean air filter in furnace if using central air. Caulk cracks and reseal asphalt driveway, if applicable. Run drain cleaner through all drain lines […]

Maintenance For Your Central Air Conditioner

Summer came last week and right on schedule, hot and humid weather is on the way. Is your central air conditioner ready? To keep your home cool and your electric bill lower, keep it running at peak efficiency. In today’s video segment from the Carrier Consumer Education Series, host Stuart Keith and expert Larry Hacker take an in-depth […]

Air Seal Attic Penetrations For Energy Efficiency

In today’s short video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, we’ll learn about the importance of air sealing attic penetrations to improve energy efficiency. Host Stuart Keith talks with Brian Auman from Rockweiler Insulation in an attic where the old insulation has been removed and areas prone to leaking are sealed before new insulation is blown in. Subscribe […]

Garage Door Opening Systems

If you own a home with an automatic garage door opener, take a good look and see how it was installed. The installation of a garage door opening system is one of the more common tasks attempted by homeowners with varying degrees of success. The worst jobs are usually obvious and potentially can lead to a […]

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 […]

Are There Cracks In Your Basement Walls?

Are there cracks in your basement walls? Have your doors and windows started sticking? If so, these are telltale signs that your foundation might be sinking. Over time, the changing seasons and changes in subsoil can cause a home’s foundation to settle. Raising And Stabilizing A Settling Foundation is the subject of today’s video from Today’s […]

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 […]