Maintenance Articles & Tips

Need to know more about home HVAC systems? Watch our video playlist for the best heating and cooling tips on operating and maintaining your air conditioning, furnace and other HVAC systems. Do you consider yourself an HVAC pro? Or do you only... Read more .

Has your furnace stopped working? These top 5 furnace problems and the simple solutions may help to get it working. Click on the interactive photo for details. Having trouble with your furnace? You’re not alone. Once the cold weather sets in,... Read more .

Did you know there are filters in your house that you’re probably not changing often enough? Our infographic shows how to clean or replace filters on a range hood vent, water dispenser and more. After a big cleaning frenzy, your house might look... Read more .

Is your home heating system ready for winter? Watch our video to see HVAC preventive maintenance steps for fall and learn how to get your furnace ready for the cold weather. Fall is officially in the air. Along with football, back to school and... Read more .

Is your dishwasher not getting water? Watch our video that covers common dishwasher problems and simple troubleshooting tips to get it working again. Your dishwasher can’t do its job without water. If your dishwasher isn’t filling with water,... Read more .

Use this fun and interactive photo to find out what’s covered in the Sears Whole House Warranty. From the furnace to the refrigerator to ceiling fans, the Whole House Warranty has you covered. Whether you live in a brand-new home with new... Read more .

Where there’s moisture, there could be mold. Keep mold out of your washer, fridge and dishwasher with these tips. Mold could be growing inside your appliances without your even knowing it. It can lurk in your washer, dishwasher or fridge — and... Read more .

From weather stripping to cleaning, giving your home’s exterior doors a little TLC may help extend their life, increase curb appeal and save energy. Your home’s exterior doors are workhorses, when you think about it. They’re on the job to help... Read more .

Watch our video for each step of an air conditioner spring preventive maintenance checkup, including inspecting the airflow, compressor, fan, motor and filter. Spring has sprung, and that means it’s time to make sure your air conditioner is ready... Read more .

Think you know your home appliances? It may be time to think again. Test your knowledge to find out! When it comes to home appliance care, you likely fall into one of two categories: You meticulously maintain them or ignorance is bliss. Sure,... Read more .