Water Heater Over Flow Pan

When a water heater is installed in a location where a leak from it could cause damage, today’s standards require that a drain pan (overflow pan) be installed under it. The pan should have a drain line installed on it that runs to a suitable location. From the...

Ungrounded Receptacles

My home has three prong ungrounded electrical receptacles, what should I do? The house was built with cloth Romex wire, a 2 wire system that did not have a grounding wire. This is typical in older houses. The grounding circuit in a three-wire system adds an additional...

October Home Maintenance Tip

Fall is here leaves are falling and colder temperatures are on their way. Now is the time to get your home ready for winter. Once all the leaves have fallen get your gutters cleaned. . Loose or sagging gutters should be replaced or repaired. Make sure the downspouts...

September Home Maintenance Tip

With summer quickly coming to an end and the seasons changing, September’s home maintenance chores focus on getting your home ready for the colder weather ahead. Take advantage of the last warm, sunny days to get important tasks around your home done. Service Your...