All posts in "Maintenance"

Prepare Your Home For Winter

By Phil Vandermeer / August 26, 2012

Prepare Your Home For Winter Proper care for your home in every season is time consuming and can be expensive, but proper care care of your home will make it last and last, letting you enjoy every benefit of owning your own home!  If you are aware of the problems that can arise, you can […]


I Have Done A Lot Of Mulching

By Phil Vandermeer / July 30, 2012

Mulching Serves A Few Purposes Mulches should retain moisture, protect trees and plants from mowers and trimmers, and they keep weeds at bay. I used to work on the grounds crew for the college I attended. We had rings of mulch around all of the trees on campus. We replenished the mulch in these beds […]


Regular Gutter Cleaning And The Hidden Values

By Phil Vandermeer / July 18, 2012

Make Gutter Cleaning Part Of Regular Maintenance Like all maintenance chores around the house, gutter cleaning on a regular basis is extremely important. When you make the decision to purchase a home you are not only taking on the benefits of home ownership, you are also taking on all of the responsibilities that come along […]


DIY Air Conditioning Maintenance

By Phil Vandermeer / July 13, 2012

Savvy homeowners have a DIY air conditioning maintenance routine for cleaning the furnace and evaporator compartment as well as their compressor unit before winter sets in and when spring breaks. And, they know the importance of monthly filter changes. The climate in Utah’s capital and largest city is one of the features that draws newcomers […]


Water Chemistry In Chlorine Swimming Pools

By Phil Vandermeer / July 1, 2012

Water Is Actually A Solvent Swimming pool water chemistry, as most pool owners know, can be a confusing topic when you look at it scientifically. Water is actually a solvent and when your pool water chemistry is out of balance it can and will try to satisfy it’s own need for certain minerals by dissolving […]

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