Light bulbs in exterior fixtures and damp locations like bathrooms are notorious for sticking in the socket. Turning the dead bulb to replace it, you… Read More »Tricks for Replacing a Broken Light Bulb
As autumn settles in, there’s no heat in your house, and it’s getting cold. The furnace worked fine in the spring. Why is it stubborn… Read More »No Heat? Try This Before Calling for Service
We all work hard at tightening up our homes to save energy and money. In fact, most energy improvements are good for the environment and… Read More »What’s Your Home’s Largest Energy-Waster?
When a rain gutter and downspout send their discharge below grade to a pipe, it may appear that rainwater is draining into a sanitary sewer,… Read More »The Rain May Drain, But It’s Not a Pain
You have heard about how dangerous high-voltage electrical wires can be: never touch a downed wire…storms can damage wires and so on. But what about… Read More »Get Smart About Exterior Electrical Safety
At one time or another, we all have turned on a hot water faucet and been caught unaware by steaming hot water. You may have… Read More »Protect Your Family from Scalding Hot Water