A clogged bathroom sink is a major pain in your house, but there are several ways to fix it. Read 5 ways to solve this common problem!
To see if the thermostat is communicating with the furnace, set the temperature five degrees higher than your normal temperature and see if the heat kicks on — that should help you determine whether the device is prompting the furnace to engage. Obviously, if the system is set to “cool” and you want heat, switch the setting.
If your run a furnace without a filter, it can be bad for your health and indoor air quality. Keeping a clean filter in your furnace ensures the unit operates efficiently and can keep dirt, dander, and debris from circulating back through your home. Learn the importance of an HVAC air filter and how to change your air filter.
No one has used the bathroom for awhile, yet the toilet suddenly starts filling up like it was recently flushed. If your toilet fills randomly, you likely have a water level issue in the toilet tank. Follow these tips to adjust the toilet filling valve and fix this common plumbing issue.
Recessed lighting is one of the most popular lighting options for homeowners because of its variety and reasonable pricing. Over time, your recessed lighting can appear to sag from the ceiling as the springs holding it in place wear down and stretch out. If you ignore fixing recessed lighting, it can cause the fixture to be exposed, permit drafts into your home, and eventually become a fire hazard. In a few steps, John C Flood explains how to fix recessed lights depending on the type of trim your fixture has.
When you move into a new home, one of the very first things you'll want to do is locate the main water shut-off valve.
Here are a few ways you can make your home a more environmentally-friendly space.
Check for these problems first when your HVAC system stops working because sometimes you can easily fix the issue yourself. Learn about the usual suspects so you can keep your home comfortable and cool.
Here are a few of the tools you will need for your plumbing emergency kit.
Should you cover your air conditioner with an AC unit cover? Absolutely! Check out these few creative ways to conceal your air conditioner in your backyard.
Here are a few of the major do's and don'ts or remodeling your home's bathroom. Moving old plumbing for a bathroom remodel can be a huge undertaking. Choose John C. Flood to ensure your bathroom remodel runs smoothly.
Make sure that your home’s plumbing is properly winterized and maintained to prevent any possible disasters from happening down the road. Not only will this save you money in the long run, it will also help to keep your family safe while you are all enjoying the chilly season in the comfort of your residence. Here are a few ways to make sure that your home's plumbing has been properly winterized.
If you notice your hot water hotter than normal, it could be a warning that your water heater is overheating. It’s important to take note if your water heater is suddenly hot because this problem could injure your family or cause a water heater explosion. In order to keep your hot water heater healthy, you need to ensure your water heater doesn’t get hotter than normal.
To properly understand how to improve furnace airflow, it’s imperative to understand the main causes of low airflow in a home. Read about these proactive steps you can take to improve airflow in your home during winter, such as installing a booster fan.
Your home’s safety and comfort are our top priority — and that goes beyond the HVAC and plumbing systems. This fall checklist for homeowners will help you prep the interior and exterior of your home for autumn and winter. Follow these preventative tips for this transition season and check out our other fall-specific tips on the blog.