Protect Your Pet from Electrical Hazards

Protect Your Pet from Electrical Hazards

Did you know that everyday electronics have the potential to be dangerous to your pets? Many pet owners don’t think about these potential hazards until it’s too late. Here’s what you can do today to keep your pet safe around your house. Tuck Your Cords Away Electrical cords seem to draw pets who like to chew on them. No matter how hard you work to train your pets not to chew on your cables, their presence will always be a...
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Minimize HVAC Strain This Summer

It’s time to think about turning your Hagerstown air conditioning on again, if you haven’t done so already. As you move into using your AC unit again, make sure you’re thinking about minimizing the strain it suffers. By reducing the issues that cause your AC to work harder it should work more efficiently and last for a long time. Change That Filter You’ve heard us say it before and we will keep saying it: change your AC filter regularly. Our...
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How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies in Your Kitchen & Bathroom Drains

Do you have fruit flies that seem to be living in your kitchen or bathroom drains? These flies are annoying and they can transfer bacteria from your drain to your food. Here’s what you need to know so you can get rid of them fast. Clean Your Drains Start by cleaning out your drains. This destroys the food source for the flies. Run your garbage disposal in your kitchen until it is completely clear. You may even want to reach...
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What to Do When Your Dishwasher Won’t Drain

If you open your dishwasher to find a puddle of standing water inside, don’t worry. There are a few things you can do to solve this problem. Before you panic, run the dishwasher again. Sometimes, the washing cycle gets interrupted and the unit doesn’t finish draining.Run your garbage disposal. Your dishwasher drain hose and your garbage disposal are connected, which means that a clogged garbage disposal can make it hard for the dishwasher to empty.Check the detergent. Did you accidentally...
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The Easiest Ways to Lower Your Energy Costs This Summer

Do you dread getting energy bills in the summer? It can be frustrating to feel like you’re doing everything you can but find you’re still paying more than you want to for energy. If this is you, or if you just love saving as much as possible, here are a few easy, unexpected ways to save money this summer. Check Seals on Your Windows and Doors Your parents probably yelled at you about cooling off the outdoors when you left...
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