Category Archives: Home Maintenance

The Potential Problems of a Dirty Drain

In our lifelong mission to maintain a clean and healthy home, we strive to keep our surfaces free from dust, sweep up dirty floors, and regularly wash linens — yet, many people forget about the less superficial tasks, lurking beneath … Continue reading

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Tax Credits for Home Improvements in California

Thinking of renovating your home? Investing in home improvements can help you increase your overall energy efficiency, save money on monthly utility bills, and increase the value of your home – and most importantly, renovations can make for a more … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for El Niño

Last month we all received a reality check as the El Niño rains came pouring down around our communities. The roads were slick, areas flooded, and our world-class first-responders worked diligently to help those in need. While we experience respite … Continue reading

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Five Home Heating Mistakes to Avoid

Having a working heating unit is a requirement for a comfortable home during the winter. While heating your home is important, there are several mistakes that homeowners make with their heating systems that could degrade the functionality of a furnace, … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Replace Your Water Heater?

A water heater is one of those home-appliances that many of us take for granted – until something goes wrong. From taking showers to cleaning loads of laundry, we rely upon our water heaters to help us with crucial tasks … Continue reading

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How Often Should You Have Your Drains Cleaned?

Healthy drains are a crucial piece of any working plumbing system. Blocked drains aren’t only messy and unappealing, they can also lead to various severe problems — such as the prevalence of bacteria and germs, and even structural damage. Experts … Continue reading

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Questions To Ask Your Plumber

When it comes time to think about hiring a plumber, there’s a ton of things to consider: plumbing cost, what sort of work needs to be done, if you’ll need a small or extensive installation, and more. Although it may … Continue reading

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How to Fix a Running Toilet

A running toilet may seem like a small annoyance, but it can lead to a bloated bill and lots of wasted water. Fortunately, fixing a running toilet is something you can probably take care of on your own. Here we’ll … Continue reading

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6 Signs of a Hidden Plumbing Leak

Surprisingly enough, a plumbing leak is not always readily apparent. Many plumbing leaks occur behind walls, underneath floorboards, in ceilings, or under cabinets. Here we’ll take a look at some of the signs that can reveal hidden plumbing leaks. Keeping … Continue reading

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Home Fire Safety Tips

In light of the fires in May, we would like to remind you of the importance of giving your home a safety check-up. Below are some steps you can take to help make your home a safer place. Housekeeping • … Continue reading

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