Tag: Home Maintenance

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 […]

How To Insulate A Foundation Wall

A lot of homeowners dream of having a finished basement. Whether it’s for a family room or “man cave,” a finished basement adds a lot of extra living area to a home. But you’re starting from bare cement walls. In today’s short video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, the professionals from Rockweiler Insulation show host Stuart […]

Heating And Cooling For The “She Shed”

One of our Remodeler TV Blog followers built a nice “She Shed” studio for his wife behind their home. He’s concerned about the best way to keep it cool in the summer and warm in the winter. I hope he checks out today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV. Host Stuart Keith meets with HVAC […]

It’s A Good Time To Work In The Attic

If your home is newer, you may not even have an attic. But if you live in an older home, you most certainly do. When was the last time you were up there? Spring is a good time to check for water or animal damage and it’s also a good time to make sure your […]

Save Money On Heating And Cooling

Everyone knows that the new furnaces and central air units are more efficient than ever. And if you believe the TV ads, you can save big money by replacing your furnace and central air conditioner at the same time. Well in this case, the TV ads are accurate. In today’s video from Today’s Home Remodeler […]

Is Your Home Ready For Spring?

Spring finally comes this week! Is your home ready? Here are some Home Maintenance Tips For March: General walk through: Check for disconnected downspouts and gutter back-up and 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. […]

Preventing Ice Dams – From The Inside

It’s the time of year when we get daytime thawing and nighttime freezing. When you see those beautiful icicles hanging from your roof, there may also be an ice dam which can cause major damage to your home. In today’s short video from Today’s Home Remodeler TV, the pros from Rockweiler Insulation explain how ice […]