How To Remove And Replace A Two-Piece Agitator In A Washing Machine That Isn't Disturbing


The agitator inside a washing machine is the part that spins and tosses around, or disturbs, the clothing and water. Agitation is necessary to make sure the clothes are thoroughly washed and to help remove the excess water once the washing is complete. Problems with the agitator can cause your unit to shake frequently, leave you with partly dirty clothes, or leave excess moisture in your wash loads. Replacing an agitator is easy even if your unit has one of the slightly more complicated two-piece agitators.

9 May 2016

3 Reasons To Consider A Central Air System


Buying a new air conditioner is typically a difficult decision for many people, mostly because it can be hard to choose between all of the various types and models that are available. While all of the available types of air conditioners offer their own set of benefits, there are a few reasons to consider a central air system over the competition, such as the three listed below. Adds Value One of the biggest advantages that a central air system provides over other units is that it can boost your home's value.

12 April 2016

Three Things You Need To Know About Tipping Your Professional Movers


When you're starting to prepare for an upcoming move, hiring a licensed moving company to do the heavy lifting can make this big day run more smoothly for you. Professional movers are not only adept at moving furniture, appliances and boxes of your possessions from one home to another in a careful manner, but they can also get the job done safely to avoid damage to your items and walls. Tipping is the best way to recognize the moving crew's job well done, and while tipping isn't absolutely mandatory, it's a sign of proper etiquette when you're satisfied with the work.

1 October 2015

Broken Window? What To Do While You Wait For The Repair Man


Broken windows can be messy, spreading broken glass on your floor and letting in bugs and drafts. Even worse, unsuspecting household members could get hurt if they walk on or touch the glass before it's cleaned up. If you want to deal with a broken window quickly and thoroughly, here are some tips while you wait for a glass repair company like United Glass Service Inc. Protect Yourself From Unstable Glass

1 July 2015

How to Get a Better Night's Sleep


Sleep is an extremely important part of your day. With proper sleep, you can improve your overall health, including your physical wellbeing and mental health. However, if you are having problems getting a good night's sleep, you most likely feel it all day long. Here are some easy tips to get the best night's sleep possible. Create a Sleep Schedule Just like you do for your children when you are trying to improve their sleep, you need to have a sleep schedule.

13 April 2015

Get Smart: Your Kitchen Will Soon Know More About Your Food Than You Do


In today's homes, it seems like "smart" technology is everywhere. Virtually anything in a home can be controlled from a cell phone or tablet, including lights, blinds, the thermostat, and even the locks on the doors - and the kitchen is no different. Just about every single kitchen appliance is getting a smart makeover, including ovens and refrigerators. Here's a look at a few ways that smart technology is taking over your kitchen's main appliances.

26 March 2015

Signs That It Might Be Time To Shop For A New Water Heater


When you are a homeowner, it is up to you to replace everything that breaks. Therefore, you might want to give yourself a slight advantage of learning a little about the signs of something breaking, such as the hot water heater. This way, you can start saving and comparison shopping for a replacement water heater. To get you started with this, you need to check out the following signs that your water heater is having some troubles.

2 March 2015

Kids And Hardwood Flooring: Which Are Your Best Options?


Many people think that you should skip the hardwood flooring if you have children. This is because some types of wood floors can easily be scratched, dented or dinged by children who run or play on the floors. However, if your heart is set on wood, you don't have to give up what you want because you have kids. You just have to be conscious of what type of wood you are selecting and how strong and durable it is.

15 December 2014

Household Moving Estimates: Easy Ways To Avoid Getting Scammed


If you have a big move coming up and you've decided to let a professional moving company handle the heavy work for you, make sure you are wise when hiring a service provider.  Insist that someone from the company come to your home to give you an estimate for the services, to see everything that needs to be moved. There are a lot of different moving companies, and each one is not alike.

9 December 2014

Is A Sedentary Lifestyle Hurting Your Health? Here's How To Stand More And Sit Less


A sedentary lifestyle is linked to obesity and increased risk of heart disease. While regular exercise has many health benefits, what you do between your workouts has a big impact on your health too. If you sit for several hours a day, you may still be hurting your health, even if you work out every evening. The solution to this problem is to stand and move around more during the day.

8 December 2014