Unclog Your Drain Secret

Unclog Your Drain Secret

The secret is out, how to unclog your drain and it works PERFECTLY. Pour 1 cup of baking soda down your clogged drain, and then 1/2 a cup of vinegar and cover right away!! Just let it do it’s thing for anywhere between 30 and 45 minutes and then run warm (almost hot)...
Freezing Pipes

Freezing Pipes

Freezing temperatures can be especially damaging to your home’s water piping. Make sure your pipes are adequately prepared to withstand a cold snap and remember to take extra precautions if you are going to be leaving your home, including shutting off your water....
Insulation

Insulation

Is your insulation prepared to protect you from the cold? As an important line of defense from winter’s gusty winds and freezing temperatures, it is worth taking time to inspect and upgrade insulation and weather stripping before the season starts. Add extra...
Checking your Home Heating System

Checking your Home Heating System

Have your fuel tanks filled and keep an eye on levels throughout the winter. Set your heat no lower than 55 degrees as the temperature inside the walls where water piping is located is colder than the living spaces; open doors to unoccupied rooms to keep an even...
Prepare for Snow Removal

Prepare for Snow Removal

Get bids from snow-removal professionals in your area before that first flake falls. Keeping your walks free of ice and snow is a vital part of wintertime safety, but venturing outside with a snow shovel in the dead of winter is an unpleasant task for most....
Seal Gaps and Add Insulation

Seal Gaps and Add Insulation

Nothing makes a home more uncomfortable during the winter than a nagging, chilly draft. Consider a home energy audit that includes a review of your home’s caulking and weather stripping. An energy auditor also will likely look inside your attic. If the...