Appliances

August 1st, 2016

5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Home Automation

Recent advancements in technology have the world looking like it never has before: Cars are driving themselves and most smart phones are more powerful than the NASA computers that first landed us on the moon!  So, it is no surprise…Read the full article

February 29th, 2016

Refrigerator Use and Care

Refrigerators are a frequent source of questions to our Home Owners Network ‘Ask the Experts’ service. Here are some tips for installing and maintaining your refrigerator to avoid problems and for troubleshooting problems if they occur. The most important tip…Read the full article

February 1st, 2016

How to Keep Your Water Heater Running and Safe

A water heater is an appliance that we seldom think about until there is no hot water, or until it leaks.  Then it becomes the center of attention.  Spending a little time each year inspecting and maintaining it will add…Read the full article

December 2nd, 2015

Dishwasher Use and Care

Dishwashers are a frequent source of questions to our Home Owners Network ‘Ask the Experts’ service. Here are some tips for using and maintaining your dishwasher to avoid problems and for troubleshooting problems if they occur. The most important tip…Read the full article

October 6th, 2015

Garbage Disposals Care

Disposals are handy devices.  Yours should last between eight and twelve years if you take good care of it.  Here are some tips for taking care of your disposal and what to do if it acts up. Using a Disposal…Read the full article

December 5th, 2014

Furnace and Heat Pump Replacement Tips

Sooner or later you will replace your heating and air conditioning system. Furnace and heat pump air handler (the inside unit) service lives vary between 16 and 25 years. Air conditioning condenser (the outside unit) service lives vary between 12…Read the full article

January 9th, 2013

Basics about Refrigerators and Ice Makers

Whether you are buying, leasing, or remodeling a home, chances are you have to buy a refrigerator, and if your new home permits the space, an ice maker, too. Refrigerators Here’s what you need to know. There are three basic…Read the full article