How To Replace The Ignitor On A Gas Furnace

Posted on: 30 January 2015

A home can get cold quickly when your furnace breaks down in the middle of winter. One part that will break down every few years or so is the ignitor that heats up the burner on the furnace. The ignitor will deteriorate through normal usage and will have to replaced every 3 to 10 years – depending on the type of ignitor (silicon nitride ignitors last a couple of years longer than silicon carbide ones). [Read More]

Four Tips On Pumping Water Out Of Your Basement

Posted on: 27 January 2015

When a home's basement becomes flooded, getting water pumped out as soon as possible is imperative. Although calling on the services of a water cleanup service provider is the best way to ensure a speedy cleanup, there are some measures that homeowners can take on their own to begin the cleanup process. The following are four useful tips on the best ways homeowners can pump water out of a flooded basement while waiting for the professionals to arrive: [Read More]

An Overview Of Chemical Drain Cleaners And Safety Procedures

Posted on: 23 January 2015

Household drain cleaners contain strong chemicals that are not safe for you or for your pipe's clogs. Yet, some homeowners still prefer to use these products instead of seeking out a professional drain cleaning company. However, this choice could be risky. Here are some things you should be aware of concerning different drain cleaning options. Commercial Drain Cleaners Commercial drain cleaners use oxidizing and caustic cleaning agents to unclog your drain. [Read More]

Four Out-Of-The-Ordinary Ideas For Wood Siding On Your Home

Posted on: 20 January 2015

If you want your home to be a little different, you may want to use a different type of siding. Materials like vinyl are common and do not come in many different varieties to give your home a unique look. There are also wood siding materials, which can be installed in many different ways to give your home a unique look. Here are four ideas for wood siding on your home that will look completely different from anything else: [Read More]