Winter Checklist

Winter Checklist: Things Every Homeowner Should Do Before Winter The Basic Home Maintenance Series If you want to protect your possessions from the ravages of Old Man Winter, you might have to bring them in, empty them out, clean them up or shut them down.  Swap Out the Gas in Small Engines or Replace the … Read more

Basic Refrigerator Maintenance

Refrigerator Maintenance The Basic Home Maintenance Series Basic refrigerator maintenance is critical in making your refrigerator last.¬† Our refrigerators are ALWAYS on, constantly sucking in air and electricity to keep our perishable items fresh. This simple action can reduce your electricity bill AND improve the effectiveness of your refrigerator. How often? Every 3 Months When? … Read more

Dishwasher Maintenance

Dishwasher Maintenance The Basic Home Maintenance Series:  Dishwasher Maintenance is a simple process. Dishwashers clean themselves for the most part during every use. However, to keep your dishwasher at peak performance, simple monthly maintenance will keep the repair person at bay! How often? Monthly When? All Year Round Estimated Cost? $0.00 Time Commitment? 1 Hour … Read more

Fireplace Maintenance

Fireplace Maintenance The Basic Home Maintenance Series Check for Buildup Regular fireplace maintenance is a critical safety concern. Creosote and soot buildup are extremely dangerous to homes with a fireplaces and can lead to chimney fires that can severely damage your home. How often? Every 30 Days during the burning season When? Winter Estimated Cost? … Read more