Septic Sense: Maintaining the Motions

Septic Tank Maintenance

One of the finer aspects of society living is public plumbing: Once you flush, it goes away. But with more than 20 percent of households relying on an onsite system to treat their wastewater, you may have found yourself with a septic tank to maintain. Don’t panic: While repairs can be costly, septic systems typically […]

Need-to-Know Furnace Maintenance for New Homeowners

Furnace Maintenance for New Homeowners

Turn up the heat! Well, check your furnace first—but then turn up the heat! When outside temperatures start to drop, it’s important to ensure you’re covering the basics of furnace maintenance. This will help you in a number of ways, including extending the life of your furnace—that is one expensive system to replace! Have You […]

Need-to-Know Plumbing Tips for New Homeowners

Plumbing Tips

When your toilet is overflowing, or a pipe is leaking (a LOT), wouldn’t it be nice to know how to stop the onslaught of water? Read on to learn this and other essential tips about household plumbing. Shut It ALL Off Do you know where your main shut off valve is? In the event of […]

A Dusting Conundrum: Ceiling Fans

Ceiling fans — can’t live without ‘em, don’t want to clean them. They should just spin off any dust on them anyway… right? Sad to say, ceiling fans are not self-cleaning. I don’t know about you, but I don’t spend much time looking upward, so they tend to get cleaned when a dust bunny hits […]