Learn To Operate Your Thermostat

Setting your heater to kick on only when the temperature falls below a certain threshold can be a lifesaver, especially in the cold winter days ahead. If you’re unsure how to operate your thermostat, consult the manual or, if you’re a visual learner, consult YouTube to find a video tutorial. Even if the weather outside…

Lovely Lettering Makes a Pretty Pantry

For the best pantry organization, sort your essentials into containers and bins that are easy to spot and refill as needed. Keep in mind that well-organized, practical storage can also be beautiful! When creating labels for your bins, containers and jars, choose a unique design with a beautiful font to give your pantry a finished…

Keep Your Wood Trim Looking Great

Many homes feature some wood, even with concrete foundations. Since the wood is outside, it is affected by insects and the elements that can cause damage. These home maintenance tips can help you keep an eye on any issues with the wood and repair them quickly for less damage and cost. Wood trim is subject…

Keep More Cash by Cleaning the Fridge

Your refrigerator is one of the most important items you own. You rely on an efficient fridge, and proper maintenance will keep it running well for years to come. For some helpful home maintenance tips, make sure you clean the coils regularly. Don’t Waste Your Energy Consistently cleaning the coils on your fridge will help…

Faucet Replacement Made Easy

A new faucet can easily update the look and feel of your kitchen. Similar to the easy home maintenance task of fixing a leaking faucet, replacing the faucet is just as simple. Select a faucet that matches the holes in the countertop, including the sprayer if there is one. Choose a sleek, black single piece…

Easy DIY Solutions for Energy Efficiency

There are many home maintenance tips for making your home more energy-efficient. One of the simplest things you can do is to add foam filler. When you go to your local home improvement store, you may see a lot of options for foam. For most gaps, you want to look for one that is specifically…

Is Radon an Issue In All Parts of the Country?

It’s common to hear many myths about radon, including the idea that this issue only affects certain parts of the country. Actually, there are homes with radon from sea to shining sea. Homeowners in California, Minnesota, Texas, Miami and New York all have to remember to test for radon from time to time. True, many…

Create an Exterior Home Checklist

Key home maintenance tips include creating a checklist for the exterior of the home. Use the checklist to keep an eye on potential maintenance needs around the foundation, roof and other pieces of the home’s exterior. You can use the list for monthly checks, seasonal inspections or annual maintenance. A key component of your home is…