home maintenance

Hidden Fire Dangers in Your Home

In the U.S., fire departments respond to one fire every 88 seconds, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Cooking is the most common cause of home fires and smoking is the leading cause of home fire deaths. But there are many other ways that you…

HomeAdvisor’s 2019 Report Reveals Popular Spending Trends

The new State of Home Spending report by HomeAdvisor provides a treasure trove of information regarding the habits and behaviors of homeowners relating to home improvement spending, home maintenance spending, and home emergency spending. Mischa Fisher, Chief Economist for ANGI Homeservices (which ow…

How to Flush Your Hot Water Heater

Your hot water heater is your pal. Very few people look forward to a cold shower, but a luxurious steamy one or — better yet — a long soak in the tub can be just what you need to decompress from a stressful day or shake off muscular soreness. Your…

Caring for Windows: 5 Tips for People in Glass Houses

Caring for windows is more than just a spritz of blue glass cleaner. Here are some of the best tips I've learned through life in my own glass house.

These Are 5 Easy Home Maintenance Tasks That Will Save You Money

These days, everyone is looking to save money wherever they can. However, if you look around your house, it’s likely that there are home maintenance tasks that you’ve been putting off fixing and, in the meantime, are costing you your hard-earned cash. This post is all…

Fall is Coming: Follow This Ultimate Fall Home Maintenance Checklist To Keep Your Family Cozy All Season Long

We've put together the ultimate fall home maintenance checklist to help you make sure that you have all your key maintenance tasks covered.

Get Ready for Warm Weather With This Ultimate Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Summer is almost here. Before it officially arrives, give yourself a chance to beat the heat by prepping your home for the coming season. If you aren’t sure where to start, you’re in luck. Below is our ultimate summer home maintenance checklist. Follow the steps described and, before you…

10 Chimney Basics Every Homeowner Needs To Know

Proper chimney care will keep your family safe. Image Via: Design Guild Homes Whether you just moved in last week or you’ve lived on your home for years on end, the chimney can be an intimidating. After all, it’s not something we think…