How Long Should Your Homes Components Last

What is the Life Expectancy of your homes systems How long will my homes systems last? We have listed out most of your homes components with an estimated time frame for replacement. Foundations You shouldn’t have to worry about your foundation but if you termite and waterproof foundations, expect those things to last around 10 … Read more How Long Should Your Homes Components Last

Rotate Your Mattresses

The Basic Home Maintenance Series A simple way to extend the life of your mattress, and give you a better night’s sleep. How often? 3 Months When? Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter Estimated Cost? $0.00 Time Commitment? 0 Hours Our experts suggest spinning the mattress clockwise.  If you have an innerspring mattress, flip it once a … Read more Rotate Your Mattresses

New Year, New Season

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Clothes Dryer Maintenance

The Basic Home Maintenance Series Beyond cleaning the lint trap between each use, the dryer is a simple appliance when it comes to general maintenance. This once-yearly action is easy and will prevent clogs and keep your efficiency high. How often? Yearly When? Summer Estimated Cost? $0.00 Time Commitment? 1 Hour Once a year, pull … Read more Clothes Dryer Maintenance

Range Vent Hood Upkeep

Range Vent Hood Upkeep The Basic Home Maintenance Series Keep your range vent hood running in tip-top shape so that it can do its job of keeping smoke and grease out of your kitchen. Proper maintenance of your hood will also reduce the risk of fire. How often? Monthly When? All Year Round Estimated Cost? … Read more Range Vent Hood Upkeep

Checking and Replacing Your Air Filters

Checking & Replacing HVAC Filters The Basic Home Maintenance Series Checking and Replacing your filters has a dramatic effect on your homes efficiency and comfort.  I’ve read various reports as well as had a ton of feedback from HVAC specialists on frequency here but the common answer is… it depends. If you have a couple … Read more Checking and Replacing Your Air Filters

Regular Roof Inspection

Inspect Roof The Basic Home Maintenance Series A twice-yearly roof inspection (or anytime after a severe storm) is a necessary tool in preventing costly repairs and complete replacements. Your roof is one of the major components of your home that provides a barrier to water infiltration. How often? Every Six Months When? Spring and Fall … Read more Regular Roof Inspection

The Pressure Regulator Valve (PRV)

The Pressure Regulator Valve (PRV) The Basic Home Maintenance Series 5 Signs Indicating It’s Time To Replace Your Pressure Regulator Valve Have you ever noticed that when you turn on your water faucet, the water tends to come out at a consistent pressure level; Thank the Pressure Regulator Valve or PRV for short! The water … Read more The Pressure Regulator Valve (PRV)

Pink Slime In Your Bathroom

Pink Slime in Your Bathroom? The Basic Home Maintenance Series Pink Slime in your bathroom?  Here is an easy solution! How often? As Needed When? All Year Round Estimated Cost? < $1.00 Time Commitment? 1/2 Hour It’s a potential health hazard.  Get rid of it ASAP! Ever notice red or pink slime forming inside your … Read more Pink Slime In Your Bathroom