- March 01, 2023
As the temperature cools, most homes begin to prepare for fall and winter. This could include bringing some plants indoors, cleaning gutters, or preparing fall-friendly clothes. It's also time to prepare your home's heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system for cooler weather. Here are 7 heating system preparation tips.
- Schedule preventative maintenance
Scheduling HVAC preventative maintenance is essential for your HVAC’s smooth functioning. Most professionals recommend this type of system maintenance every six months, so spring and fall are ideal periods. Preventative maintenance includes inspecting, cleaning, and optimizing the unit. It prolongs the age of your unit and ensures hassle free performance throughout the year
- Replace your air filter
Dust can damage
- February 23, 2023
Sprinkler systems are a great value if you want to keep your lawn green throughout the summer season. In winter, they aren’t of much use, so you need to winterize it by draining out the water and insulating the pipes to protect it from cold weather damage. If a sprinkler system is not properly winterized, any remaining water can freeze and cause damage to the system's pipes and components. Follow this winterizing a sprinkler system guide to ensure your irrigation system is appropriately prepared for winter.
What You Need
Steps to Winterize the Sprinkler System
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- February 07, 2023
The quickest and most straightforward approach to improve the effectiveness of your HVAC system and enhance the air quality in your home is to change the filter. It usually takes five to ten minutes to replace the filter. Before you are ready to replace your filter, you need to get the right size filter for your system. There are six simple steps to replace your filter:
- Turn off the HVAC System
Turn the thermostat to "off" position before changing the filter to avoid the HVAC system starting up at that time. This will guard against loose particles or perhaps a loose filter fitting leaking into the duct and damaging your HVAC system. Disconnect the electricity to your furnace system while performing maintenance for maximum safety.
- Locate your Filter
- January 11, 2023
Winters are about to set in, and you want to make your house warm and cozy. Windows are the first place where you can start with to winter-proof your house. Here are a few low-cost window insulation tips that will help you seal the chilly winter air entering your house.
1.Make use of window insulation film.
Window film acts as an insulator between the inside of your house and the windows. Plastic shrink film is often included in kits, which is applied to the inside window frame with double-sided sticky tape. Simply use a hair drier to shrink and remove creases from the film.
- Re-Caulk to insulate windows for winter
Re-caulking around the glass can solve many windows insulation concerns. This works best when you find the seal to
- August 10, 2022
Choosing the right plumbing pipe for your house’s various needs could be confusing without proper information on the uses of everything available in the market. Pipes are used for the hot and cold-water supply of the house, for drainage, and venting of air. It is vital to check the building codes for the pipes to ensure safety and avoid property damage. This plumbing guide tells you about various types of materials used in pipes and the typical uses of each type of pipe for different plumbing projects.
- PEX Pipes: Polyethylene cross-linked pipe (PEX) is an economical flexible plastic pipe commonly uses for water supply. It does not leave traces of rust or corrosion into the water like its traditional counterparts, galvanized steel, and cast-iron pipes. It is rigid
- July 07, 2022
The dripping sound of your faucet is a constant reminder of the water waste in your house. Fixing a leaking faucet is a beginner’s level DIY task, and it can be done easily with the right tools, a step-by-step guide. The most common cause of a leaks in your bathroom and kitchen faucet is damaged or worn-out faucet parts.
This DIY step by step guide focuses on Delta kitchen, bathroom faucets and tub/shower faucets with ball valve assembly. It does not include faucets with DIAMOND SEAL Technology faucets.
Tools Required to Repair the Faucet:
- June 10, 2022
Touchless faucets are one of the trendiest and life-changing innovations in the field of plumbing. Their sleek design gives a contemporary feel and allows us to use the faucets in a much smarter way. Touchless faucets are a perfect blend of technology and modern design. Apart from the hygiene factor that comes with these types of faucets, they make our lives easier and convenient with their hands-free function. These types of faucets are gaining popularity in modern kitchens and bathrooms.
How do touchless faucets work?
The touchless faucets are equipped with motion sensor technology that starts the flow of water with a movement of a hand near the faucet or voice. Voice-controlled faucets are connected to voice assistants
- May 23, 2022
Traditional public water fountains have become an endangered species as people hesitate drinking from water fountains for health concerns. Due to hygiene and health concerns, bottled water has gained popularity over the recent years. Although an expensive alternative, people consider bottled water clean, hygienic, and easy to use while on the ego. According to a survey, Americans buy 29 billion water bottles a year and only one bottle out of six is recycled. Be it a school, office, park, gym, stadiums or shopping malls, installation of bottle filling stations reduce the usage of bottled water manifolds, which is not only expensive but can also be harmful for the environment. Bottle filling stations are environmentally friendly and cost-effective method to keep people hydrated at public spaces.
- May 05, 2022
Summer is almost here. Before the scorching heat and humidity take their toll, it is time to maintain your HVAC systems. A few small system checks will help to keep your house cool and comfortable all Season. Proper cleaning and lubrication of HVAC systems will help to give them their optimum performance and prevent premature breakdowns. Also, maintenance such as changing air filters and addressing dust build up will help improve the air quality in your home throughout the year. Here are a few tips to maintain your HVAC like a pro and enjoy the summer season in your house.
- Replace the air filters: Changing the air filter in your system is the first step to improve the quality and efficiency of your air. These filters are easily available, and you can change them yourself without any professional help. When summer arrives, it is recommended that you inspect and replace your air Filter every
- April 14, 2022
Winter season is harsh on the plumbing system of your house. Spring is time to look for those hidden plumbing issues that arose in the winter season or those you ignored due to weather challenges. Here’s a list of the most essential plumbing maintenance tips to make your spring and summer season hassle-free.
1. Clear Outdoor Drains, Gutters, and Downspouts: Everything from dried leaves to sticks, twigs, and other debris collects on your roof and in your outdoor space during the winter. Now that the weather has warmed up, you can clean out the debris from your outdoor drains, gutters, and downspouts. Many plumbing issues can be avoided by allowing water to freely flow down the drains.
2. Inspect Faucets: Checking all your faucets for leaks is a good idea after winter but make a special point of checking your outdoor faucets. If you notice a leak after turning on your garden hose, or if your outdoor faucet