August 31, 2020

How to Avoid Your House from becoming a Money Pit?

The Answer - Proactive Home Maintenance Plans from

My Home Expert

1. Proactive Home Maintenance can save over $600 annually in home energy costs.

2. Regular proactive maintenance on your home's major equipment is essentia...

June 21, 2020

Proactive Home Maintenance During Pandemic (sourced various websites)

The ongoing time at home has provided us with time to reflect on the importance of taking care of home maintenance.  This is the perfect time to examine those areas that are often overlooked, and make...

May 24, 2020

Cleaning Dishwasher (sourced various websites)

1. Get out the owner's manual - If you can't remember where you put it (or you never had one), you should be able to find the owner's manual for your dishwasher online, along with the recommended maintenance instructio...

May 17, 2020

We're All Ready for the Lockdown to be Over (sourced various websites)

Here are some quick tips for caring for parts of your home during the easing of the lockdown. 

1. Change HVAC Filters - A good rule of thumb is to change 1-2 inch filters every three months, 4 in...

March 7, 2020

How to Protect Your Home from the Coronavirus (sourced various websites)

You can’t control the cleanliness of what you touch outside the home, such as surfaces in stores or on public transportation. But within your home, there are specific steps you can take to protect...

January 25, 2020

Warning Signs of a Clogged Sewer Line (sourced various websites)

The main sewer line is crucial for bringing water into and waste out of your home, which means you can’t afford for it to be clogged for very long.

Here are warning signs that your main sewer line is clogge...

January 19, 2020

Maintenance Tasks Experts Say Homeowners Miss? (sourced various websites)

1. Clean your refrigerator’s condenser coils - Most refrigerators have condenser coils across the bottom or at the back of the unit that cool and condense the refrigerant. These coils can collect...

November 17, 2019

Should I Turn Off My Heat When I’m Not Home? (sourced various websites)

It may sound like a viable solution to lower your heating bills, but does it actually save you money?  While no one likes to come home to a bitter cold house, turning down your thermostat could save...

November 4, 2019

Cleaning your washing machine: (sourced various websites)

Cleaning Directions for Top Loaders:

1. Spray down the machine with All-purpose cleaner (e.g. vinegar/Dawn soap mixture).

2. Using your old toothbrush, clean all the crevices and cracks that would be hard to reach...

October 27, 2019

Keep your garbage disposal running smoothly: (sourced various websites)

Since you throw all kinds of junk into your garbage disposal, it’s only logical it’ll need a little care and attention on a regular basis.

After use, make sure to always run the machine with cold wat...

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