Troubleshooting A Furnace Blowing Cold Air

The sole function of your central furnace is to provide warm air and heating to the rest of your home, but a number of different problems and malfunctions can cause your furnace to start moving cold air. Thankfully, you can easily troubleshoot a furnace that no longer provides adequate heating to your home in order to maintain your comfort levels during the winter months. Check the Thermostat Though it may seem obvious, the most common reason for a furnace to be blowing cold air throughout your home is that the furnace actually isn't on, but your air conditioner is. [Read More]

How To Fix A Walking Washing Machine

If you have a washing machine that seems like it is trying to imitate a runway model, it is likely unbalanced.  A heavy load can throw the machine off balance,  which makes it walk across the floor. It may seem harmless, but this could scratch the floor, and damage the machine,. Here are tips to fix a walking washing machine. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: a carpenter's level, adjustable pliers, an adjustable wrench, and wood blocks. [Read More]

A Few Tips for Improving the Efficiency of Your Home's Heating System

Having an efficient heating system is an important factor in minimizing the costs of warming your house without seriously impacting the comfort of those inside it. If you find yourself struggling to control your home's heating expenses, you may be able to greatly reduce your out-of-pocket expenses through utilizing some basic energy-efficiency enhancing tips. Address Drafts Caused By Your Windows Most homes have numerous sources of drafts that can allow cold air to enter the interior of the structure. [Read More]

Renting Your Home Out? Here's How You Can Quickly Attract Renters

Now that you've decided to rent your house out, it's a good idea to start figuring out how you'll attract potential tenants so it doesn't sit on the market for long. Here are a few things you can do to impress renters and get your house occupied quickly: Update the Appliances New appliances tend to be a priority for renters, especially stainless steel and energy efficient options. You don't necessarily have to replace the appliances that are already in your kitchen to impress potential tenants. [Read More]