Maintenance Articles & Tips

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 .

Easy cleaning hacks to tackle bad smells in your appliances. Does your washer smell like a wet dog? Do your clothes come out of the dryer smelling worse than when they went in? Does your dishwasher exude Eau de Dishrag? Don’t worry. These are... Read more .

How can you remove tough stains from laminate? What about water stains from marble? Does vodka really clean granite? Let’s test these hacks and reveal the truth. It’s time to stop ignoring that impossible stain on your countertops and give them a... Read more .

How to clean burner grates, remove grease and how to clean a glass top — find out if these hacks really work! If you’re resolving to keep a cleaner kitchen, these hacks promise to help you save time and easily clean up your biggest messes. We’re... Read more .

Before you invite everyone home for the holidays, find out if your appliances are ready. It’s that time of year again. Whether you’re ready or not, the holidays approacheth. That means hosting gatherings for family, friends and colleagues. It... Read more .

Watch these helpful videos to learn how you can keep your fridge maintained and clean to last longer, learn how long food actually lasts in the fridge, and more myths we bust. What’s the best way to store frozen food? Can you eat food with... Read more .

Washing machines need to be washed themselves now and then. This can help stop foul smells and even mold and mildew. There are some simple things you can do that could make a huge difference in reducing wear and tear on your washer. After all,... Read more .

In an article at Realtor.com, Chris Granger, vice president and general manager of Sears Home Services, offers tips on the seven home maintenance projects to tackle in September. Advice includes cleaning and repairing the siding, checking faucets,... Read more .

In an article at Realtor.com, Chris Granger, vice president and general manager of Sears Home Services, offers a checklist of the seven home maintenance projects to tackle in July. Advice includes DIY shortcuts as well as tips for when to bring in... Read more .

In an article at Realtor.com, you can find seven essential start-of-summer home maintenance tasks–including shortcuts for how to fix, as well as when you need to call in the pros. The article features tips for maintaining your AC, pool, riding... Read more .