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

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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

Garbage Disposal Maintenance

Garbage Disposal Maintenance The Basic Home Maintenance Series Weekly Garbage Disposal Maintenance Simple, weekly maintenance to extend the life of your garbage disposal. How often? Weekly When? All Year Round Estimated Cost? $0.00 Time Commitment? 5 Minutes Normal use is enough to help reduce accumulation as the garbage disposal is rinsed with soapy waste water … Read more Garbage Disposal Maintenance

Check Outlets and Cords

Check Outlets & Power Cords The Basic Home Maintenance Series Check Outlets and Cords. Electrical appliances are the 4th leading cause of fires in the home and many can be prevented by a simple check of the health of your cords and outlets. How often? Monthly When? All Year Round Estimated Cost? $0.00 Time Commitment? … Read more Check Outlets and Cords

Cleaning the Microwave

Cleaning The Microwave The Basic Home Maintenance Series Preventative maintenance on your microwave oven can increase its lifespan significantly. Cleaning the Microwave is critical.  It will keep your kitchen looking and smelling fresh. How often? Monthly When? All Year Round Estimated Cost? $0.00 Time Commitment? 1/2 Hour Keep the inside clean. By regularly wiping out … Read more Cleaning the Microwave