Reseal Grout

Reseal Grout The Basic Maintenance Series Grout, being porous, can quickly collect liquids, bacteria, and debris if not properly sealed and cleaned.  Re-sealing grout can extend the life and appearance as grout can stain very easily.  To check if you need to reseal your grout, drop a few small drops on to your grout — … Read more Reseal Grout

Inspect Your External Dryer Vent

Inspect Your External Dryer Vent The Basic Home Maintenance Series Dirty or damaged dryer vents can let in bugs and rodents as well as extend the amount of time it takes to dry your clothes. How often? Every Three Months When? Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall Estimated Cost? $0.00 Time Commitment? 1 Hour We’ve all heard … Read more Inspect Your External Dryer Vent

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