Hot Water Safety

Diana Waldeck Uncategorized

Whether you’re doing dishes, laundry, or taking a shower, one of the most significant necessities in a home is hot water. And while it is necessary, there is the potential for it to get too hot, which could lead to injury. Keep in mind these hot water safety tips to keep you and your family safe. It is important to turn all faucets and fixtures on the lowest setting when trying to find comfortable and safe temperatures. If you twist …

Insulating Drafty Windows

Diana Waldeck Uncategorized

Are you noticing drafts from your windows? This is a common problem that will create a high energy bill and also a cold room. There is, however, a quick and easy fix for this. How to Insulate Your Windows: 1. Adding window caulk around your windows will help seal any gaps and create an airtight seal, eliminating those drafts.  2. Plastic weather stripping along the sides of the windows can also help. Buy strips of self-stick rubber weather stripping and …

Conserving Water

Diana Waldeck Uncategorized

Looking for some ideas on how to save water around the home? Here are some tips for conserving water and saving money on your utility bill! Insulate your pipes. You’ll spend less time waiting for things like your shower or faucet to warm up and in turn, will save water.  Only wash full loads when doing either dishes or laundry for efficiency and optimal water conservation.  On the subject of laundry, wash your darks in cold water. Not only will …

Lower Your Heating Bill This Winter

brad Uncategorized

Winter can be a busy time of year and can also mean big utility bills for your home. There are a few changes you can make, though, in your home maintenance habits to save money on your monthly bills. Keep these things in mind during the cold seasons.  Seasonal Savings Tips: Schedule a Furnace Tune-Up – With a simple service call, you can make sure that your heating system is working correctly, meaning that you’ll spend less money on heating …

Tips & Tricks To Keep Your Dishwasher Running Smoothly

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Dishwashing is nobody’s favorite chore. If you rely on your dishwasher for fast and effective dishwashing, here are some tips to help you get the most out of your appliance. Dishwasher Tips & Tricks: Run Your Kitchen Sink First – Did you know that your sink is attached to your dishwasher? Run your sink first to ensure that hot water is entering the dishwasher for the best possible clean. Pre-Treat Some Dishes – If you’re adding any soiled baking dishes …