If you have a log home, then it is vital that you do a walk around inspection once a year. This will make sure that you are aware of any potential problems before they escalate out of hand. You don't need any special tools to do the inspection. All you have to do is take a slow walk around your house and inspect the logs. Here are the trouble signs you need to watch out for.
- Your garage door spring is a rather simple part, but it is critical for the operation of your entire system. It's important to take a look at your garage door spring every now and then to ensure that there are no issues; otherwise, you and your loved ones could be at risk of injury, or you could end up doing even more damage to your garage door. Luckily, inspecting your garage door is pretty simple.
- Home furnaces generally last between 16 and 20 years before the cost of maintaining the heater becomes more expensive than just replacing the unit. When heaters become too old, they start to show signs of wear. Strange noises and smells, inadequate heat production and regular breakdowns are all signs that your furnace may be on its last leg. If your heater is showing signs that it's time for a replacement, now may be the best time of year to replace the unit.
- Are you considering buying a jacuzzi hot tub? Are you wondering whether this would be a worthwhile investment? While many people might use their jacuzzi hot tubs for half the year or less and don't make the most of their investment, here are some reasons and ways to keep yours in use all year: Spring: Spring allergies cause problems for a lot of people. One old home remedy involves sitting with your head over a pot of steaming water to help clear out your sinuses.
- As you probably already know, there are some plumbing leaks that can't be ignored. If your water heater or dishwasher is causing water to gush all over your home, for example, you probably understand the importance of hiring an emergency plumber. Unfortunately, it can take a little while for the plumber to arrive, and you could be worried about your flooring, your cabinetry or other parts of your home being damaged in the meantime.