Stinky Kitchen Sink?

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What do you do when you walk into your kitchen and get hit by that smell that has you checking the trash, the fridge, and the sink? You want to eliminate the odor as soon as possible and figure out what it is. When it turns out the smell is coming from your kitchen sink, here are some tips on how to handle it.  Rotting food can get stuck in the drain or garbage disposal, causing terrible smells in your …

Fall Cleaning Benefits for HVAC System

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Giving your home a deep cleaning in the fall is such a good idea. Holidays are approaching, and if you tend to host parties, getting ahead of the cleanup curve is a great idea. It is also beneficial for your HVAC system that you do a thorough cleaning in the fall. Here’s how: Let In Some Fresh Air Although the summer sun may not be warming you up any longer, an autumn breeze shouldn’t keep you away from the windows. When …

Keeping Warm For Less

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If your heating unit is always on, it may raise your energy bill and your fireplace can only heat your home to a certain extent. If you are looking for ways to stay warm this winter without breaking the budget or cranking the thermostat up, here are some ideas:  Replace Your Filter Replacing your furnace filter approximately every four years provides you with the best heating results. Opening the Blinds If your home gets a decent amount of sunlight every …

Hot Water Safety

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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

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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 …