Most homeowners know how to do basic upkeep to protect their home and prevent unnecessary expenses down the road. Spending a little money in the beginning may prevent you from having to spend too much money later. Check-off the following to-do list: ● Schedule an outdoor summer inspection. Whether you know enough to do a […]
Know how to detect if there could be a gas leak in your home. Call Applewood with any concerns about gas leaks, we are here to help!
Furnace Maintenance 2003 from Applewood on Vimeo. Furnace Maintenance Tips Here are some free furnace maintenance tips. You’re probably familiar with professional furnace checks but do you really know what is done? A check involves over 20 technical steps; here are 2 of the important ones. One of the most important things we check to […]
Wet wipes and similar product are often advertised as flushable, but are being blamed now for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around the U.S. Here is some information about “flushable” wipes.
When your circuits “break,” or trip, your home is talking to you. Do you know what it’s saying? Wiring problems can pose serious fire or electrocution hazards, especially if your wiring is outdated or your home is more than 40 years old. According to the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. fire departments responded to an […]
Home Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips Experts agree, professional annual A/C checks are a really good idea. They’ll help you avoid costly breakdowns and extend the life of your air conditioner. These cooling coils are part of how your air conditioner cools your home. When these coils are covered with dirt, leaves and grass clippings […]
Easy Water Heater 2003 Here’s something you can do yourself to help your water heater lead a rich full life. Flush your water heater once a year. Why? Calcium, rust and sand collect in water heaters which means they have to work harder to heat water. Flushing removes this sediment. Here’s what you do. First, […]
If you’ve ever lived through the dreaded experience of a flooded basement, then you know how horrible it can be. Even one inch of water can take many hours to clean up and cause thousands of dollars in damage. Installing a sump pump in your basement is your best defense to prevent flooding. Basement flooding […]
Annual heating and air conditioning maintenance Many people wait until something is wrong before they feel that they can justify the cost of service and repairs. Problem is, by neglecting to have your furnace and air conditioner serviced regularly, you will pay more in the long run; more in energy bills, more in preventative repairs, […]