How is your home garden? Did you remember to start your garden this spring? Have you planned to get your garden going every spring and keep forgetting? Although June is typically peak garden season, don’t worry if you didn’t get around to planting this spring. Why? There are plenty of...

A clogged air filter in your furnace is not just an inconvenience, it can cause escalating problems with your home’s HVAC system. From poor performance to increased energy costs, a clogged filter is an HVAC problem that needs to be addressed without delay. Timely cleaning...

Some of our favorite household items have a secret life. Yes, some conventional household items, such as lemons and aspirin, are really more like MacGyver and provide unconventional ways to help around the home! For example, aspirin is terrific for everything from extending the life of...

If you're experiencing problems with heating or cooling your home, you might immediately think that there's a problem with your HVAC system. However, some heating and cooling issues aren't a problem with your home's furnace or air conditioning at all, but with your thermostat. So, if...

Officially, winter is still coming, but in reality, winter is here. And the chilly weather proves it! As the weather sends chills down our spines, homeowners should be aware of common heating problems and understand their HVAC system in order be prepared in the event...

In 1971, the National Electrical Code added an important requirement that would save thousands of lives and help reduce the amount of home electrocutions by 50%. What was the key addition? Ground fault circuit interrupters (or GFCI) are inexpensive electrical devices designed to protect people...

There are some common plumbing problems that all homeowners experience. What happens when the faucet starts leaking? Who do you call when the toilet starts running? What is your instinct when a pipe starts dripping? How do you fix that clogged drain? For many people, some of these common problems...

Although we tend to think otherwise, sometimes we need a little help. In particular, if we don’t work with our hands or didn’t grow up with Mr. Fix It as parent, we typically need a little help around the house. Not all of us our home improvements...