Spring is a good time to check water valves and spigots to make sure they are operating properly. There is nothing worse than a leaky faucet or valve. These valves could either wear out because of constant use and be a source of water leaks, or they could get stiff and corroded with lack of use causing them to not work at all. For this home maintenance tip, locate your main shut off valves for your water should any serious leak occur. Knowing where you water valve is located will help you quickly shut off water if you experience a water leak. Read More
Your washing machine has hoses that connect for both hot and cold water. During the years of use, these rubber hoses can wear out over time due to high water pressure and vibration. To inspect washing machine hoses is a great maintenance tip to see if there is any bulging or softening in the hose. This is also a simple maintenance tip that can be done in a few minutes.
Because a broken washing machine hose can cause a lot of water damage given the volume and pressure of water in these hoses. A quick review of the hoses is simple, however to replace the hoses will take more time than a few minutes. There is also a drainage hose that should be
Exterior wooden decks and balconies get exposed to wide ranges of temperatures, to the hot sun, rain and snow. This kind of weather variation can take a beating on your exterior decks. You can prolong the life of your decks and balconies by sealing them with the appropriate products. Seal exterior wooden decks Read More