Prepare Your Home for Winter

Prepare Your Home for Winter

With temperatures starting to drop, it is a good idea to start thinking about the steps you need to take to winterize your home. It is recommended to winterize your home before the first freeze of the year. Whether it’s a rental you own, a vacation property you’ll be...
Prepare Your Home for Winter

Can I Put Spaghetti Down the Drain?

Garbage disposals came to the market in 1940. (Fun fact: The garbage disposals used to be referred to as “electric pigs.”) An architect, John Hammes, wanted to find a way to speed up the process of cleaning the kitchen. He tinkered in his basement until he came up...
Prepare Your Home for Winter

Common Water Heater Problems

Nobody wants to be without hot water, and as it gets cooler the idea of a cold shower becomes even less inviting. Water heaters don’t last forever, and when they fail the damage can be catastrophic. (Think about your 80-gallon tank full of water one minute, and then...