What Causes Uneven Cooling In The Upper Floors Of Your Home?

Cooling the upper floors of your home is harder than the rest of your house because heat rises naturally. Cooler air naturally wants to move to lower parts of your house, so you have to overcome the law of thermodynamics just to stay cool upstairs. If your air conditioner is set up properly, you will not have these problems. Here are some things that can cause uneven cooling that leaves your upper floors warmer than you want. [Read More]

Four Things That Can Go Wrong With Your Water Heater When You Don't Maintain It

You know you have to maintain your furnace and your central air conditioner (if applicable). Yet, not many people know that they have to maintain their water heaters! Water heaters are generally taken for granted. Most first-time as well as long-time homeowners generally leave their water heaters untouched until the water heaters break down or refuse to function at all. Since the average lifespan of a really good tank water heater is about a decade, even people who know they should provide water heater services for their water heaters rarely do so. [Read More]

Awakened By A Plumbing Leak? 3 Steps To Help First-Time Homeowners Get Back To Sleep

After a long day of unpacking, painting, and arranging furniture, most first-time homeowners just want to take a relaxing shower and snuggle into bed for a night of blissful sleep in their new home. But when an unexpected plumbing leak occurs, the night can suddenly become a night of anxious activity, instead of pleasant dreams. If you are new to home ownership and worried that you won't know what to do when a plumbing leak occurs, this 3-step guide is sure to help. [Read More]

5 Safety Tips For A Propane Hot Water Heater

Water heaters probably aren't the first thing you think of when you're considering potential dangers in your home. And it's true that when well-cared for and safely operated, they can be reliable producers of warm water. But you need to be aware of the potential problems so that you can avoid them. Here are some safety tips for a propane hot water heater. 1. Make sure your tank gets drained regularly [Read More]