Maintenance Articles & Tips

Learn some easy HVAC maintenance tricks and know when to call in an air conditioning repair service. Between changing the filter, scheduling routine maintenance, and heating or cooling your home in the most efficient way possible, there’s a ton... Read more .

Basic siding maintenance and care can help keep your home in great shape for years to come. Today’s vinyl siding is generally long lasting, durable and easy to care for. But while siding is a low-maintenance, low-cost option for your home, it... Read more .

Make sure your air conditioner is in good working order to keep you cool. When it gets hot outside, you want it to be nice and cool inside your home. Use this handy checklist to assess your HVAC system and then schedule an appointment for any... Read more .

How long can you keep food in the freezer? Can you refreeze food once it’s defrosted? Can you eat food with freezer burn? Our infographic sheds light on the most common misconceptions about freezer maintenance When it comes to your freezer, don’t... Read more .

Here’s how to help extend the life of your washer, dryer, fridge, dishwasher and AC. We all know how important it is to take care of living things — to love our children, water our plants, feed our pets. But appliances need love, too. Here are... Read more .

Some surprising ways to protect your appliances when it’s hot and humid. The heat is on — and this summer weather can have a big impact on your appliances. Extreme heat, summer storms and power outages can damage appliances, which often work... Read more .

With simple, regular maintenance, your mower will have your neighbors thinking the grass really is greener in your yard. It’s time to break out the riding mower and get to work. To make sure it’s ready to do the job, Ed Rzasa, subject matter... Read more .

Follow this AC maintenance checklist before turning on your air conditioner for the season to avoid harming your HVAC system. Stop! Don’t just switch the thermostat to “Cool” when things start heating up outside. You can make your home a summer... Read more .

A lot of what you think you know about taking care of your dishwasher, fridge, oven and stove is wrong. Here are some common problems — and how to fix them. If you maintain your appliances properly, you can help extend their lifespan, improve... Read more .

It’s time to give your washer a little bit of TLC. Your washing machine has been hard at work, taking on load after load of dirty clothes. But even a washer needs a little love sometimes, especially with all of the dirt, soil and detergent... Read more .