Garage Door Safety

Regular home maintenance includes inspecting and maintaining your garage door and opener. To avoid injury and maintain functionality, the garage door and safety components should be checked monthly. A quick…

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No time to be a perfect homeowner? Kura to the rescue!

What do do if you're not the perfect homeowner Kura Home Maintenance isn't paying me to talk about them. I just love the company! They started as a furnace duct…

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Why does my bathtub sound like that?

Does your bathtub take a long time to drain, and does it make a lot of noise? It is likely an issue with the plumbing vents. The sound is what…

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Water softener basics

More than you need to know about water softeners and water conditioners. A typical water softener is actually pretty simple. water comes into the house through the water meter and…

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Clean your dryer vent

Dryer vent lint build-up has caused the most home fires, after cigarette smoking. According to National Fire Protection Association, 17,000 fire-related deaths are attributed to home cloths dryer fires. Your…

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COVID-19 Vaccination!

As of this writing, 2.06 million people have died worldwide from COVID-19. We are living in the midst of the biggest health crisis this planet has seen. Every effort should…

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Gas Log Fireplace

Gas log fireplaces are also known as gas lighters. The lighter is a burner installed under the log holder in a regular, wood burning fireplace. The setup is pretty simple;…

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Orphaned Vent

Sometimes a furnace has been changed over to a high-efficiency unit that is vented independently. The flue gasses are so cool they can be vented out a sidewall through a…

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Backdrafting Water Heater Vent

Most of the issues I find at a home inspection are both important and easy to fix. Old smoke alarms are a good example, because replacing them is not hard.…

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Controlling Indoor Moisture

The problems associated with air that is too dry are very few, especially compared to air that is too moist. There are more than 100,000 kinds of mold in the…

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