Guide to Buying a Water Heater Warranty

Buying a water heater warranty, or even a water heater in general can be a big decision. Generally, a water heater will last from 8 to 12 years. A water heater warranty is built to cover wear and tear that can eventually cause it to break down. The unit heats water...

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Pro Guide to Buying Air Conditioner Warranties

AC repair service is a fact of life when owning a home. While it can be costly to replace ac components, buying an air conditioner warranty can cover the cost of repairs for your cooling system and save some big headaches. Most AC manufacturers offer a standard 5-10...

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11 DIY Projects You Should Never Do

Homeowners are often attempted to try a DIY project, whether they’re motivated the challenge or are simply trying saving money. However, having the proper tools, skills, and expertise to do certain DIY projects is another story. Whether you have the tools or the...

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Why Surge Protection is So Important

If you’ve ever seen the damage from a power outage, you know that a power surge can be a devastating event. Normally, your home receives 120 volts of alternating current. While this fluctuates between zero and 169 volts, anything above that can cause serious damage to...

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Choosing the Right Generator for Your Home

Turning mechanical energy into electrical energy, a generator is a versatile machine. It can supply power to appliances, lights, and electronics during any kind of outage. But picking just any generator won’t do you much good. They come in different types, sizes, and...

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Saving Money with a Zone Control System

Most people have a standard HVAC system designed to heat and cool their entire home at once. There’s one thermostat to control the temperature in all rooms. While this may seem convenient, it is highly inefficient in terms of energy consumed and cost. Zone control, an...

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How to Unclog a Shower Drain

A clogged shower drain isn’t always a sign of a plumbing emergency. Soapy residue or hair can block up the drain but is usually easy to remove. This is a common reason for a clogged bathtub. Instead of calling a plumber, here is how to unclog a shower drain so you’re...

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Possible Reasons Your AC Is So Noisy

Modern high-efficiency AC units use quiet two-stage compressors and sound dampening to keep noise levels down. That means when you start to hear loud noises, something is wrong. Remedies range from maintenance (like air duct cleaning) and tune-ups to expensive repair...

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