Plumbing

May 2nd, 2016

Reviving a “Dead” Disposal

Dead garbage disposal? Usually, it’s easy to bring this gadget back to life. Take a look at the illustration and follow these simple steps.   Does the disposal “hum” when the switch is on? If not, most likely the problem…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

March 3rd, 2015

Damp Basements and Crawlspaces

Questions about damp basements and crawlspaces are a frequent subject at our “Ask The Experts” service. Let’s discuss some common issues related to this defect so we can understand whether and how to deal with them. We will not discuss…Read the full article

August 4th, 2014

Introducing A Brand NEW Service For HON Members!

HON Emergency Hotline 24/7 Got A House Related Emergency? Just Dial HON!   Now, Home Owners can enjoy the safety and security of having a 24/7 hotline available to them wherever and whenever non-threatening home related crisis occurs, such as plumbing…Read the full article

August 4th, 2014

HON Introduces New Contractor Service To All Active Members!

HON Has You Covered for Small and Large Home Projects For quite some time, the Home Owners Network has offered its members access to qualified handymen through Redbeacon, which specializes in reasonably priced mid-sized contracting and minor home repairs. Since…Read the full article

April 28th, 2014

Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for You?

Tankless water heaters are one way to make your home more energy and water use efficient.  Manufacturers claim operating cost savings between $50 and $150 per year or more for many families.  Your actual savings will depend on the type…Read the full article

February 27th, 2014

Mold In Homes: Facts Versus Fears

Molds must have hired a public relations consultant.  Molds, especially black mold, are getting more press coverage now than they have during their billion plus year existence on our planet.  Here are some facts to help you use informed thought…Read the full article

January 10th, 2014

Preventing and Thawing Frozen Water Pipes

The recent storms and cold weather have brought our first frozen water pipe questions of the season here at Homeowner’s Network. This emergency edition of our member newsletter will give you some advice about how to prevent frozen water pipes…Read the full article