Home Care Tips – April 2017

Home Care Tips – April 2017

You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This month, be sure to: Test your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms. Drain approximately 2 gallons from your water heater to eliminate sediment. Clean your clothes dryer vent duct....
Home Care Tips – March 2017

Home Care Tips – March 2017

You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This month, be sure to:Take a look at your lawn mower and give it a quick tune up. You’ll be needing it soon enough!Examine the exterior foundation grading/slope and ensure water moves away...
Cleaning Tips for Your Hard Working Appliances

Cleaning Tips for Your Hard Working Appliances

Occasionally cleaning household appliances like stoves and refrigerators may seem obvious, but what about equipment that does the cleaning, like the dishwasher and washing machine? Give these often overlooked appliances a deep clean with the following tips before the...
Create a Home Maintenance Checklist

Create a Home Maintenance Checklist

Your vehicle requires routine maintenance to run smoothly. And the same goes for your house. Without service reminders, however, it can be easy to forget to tend to all the systems and parts that keep your house fully functioning. Fortunately, you can create a simple...
6 Tips for Preventing a House Fire

6 Tips for Preventing a House Fire

Devastating house fires can happen in an instant, and many begin due to human error. The U.S. Fire Administration reports that cooking tops the list of residential building fire causes (50 percent), followed by heating equipment (12.5 percent) and electrical...
Simple Homemade Cleaning Solutions

Simple Homemade Cleaning Solutions

Whether you’re looking for greener ways to clean your home or you just want to save money at the store, there are simple household cleaning products you can make on your own. Use the recipes, tips and precautions below to help you get started.All-Purpose CleanerCreate...