How to Reduce Stress During the Holidays

The holiday season can be a wonderful time of year filled with good company and great food. For many of us, it also can be filled with stressful family obligations, awkward conversations, and rather “interesting” gatherings. But while you can’t … Continued

How to Prevent Home a Home Cooking Fire

Did you know that, according to the National Fire Protection Association, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries? What’s more, Thanksgiving is the peak day for cooking-related home fires. So does that mean you’re going … Continued

Fall Plumbing Tips to Help You Prepare for Winter

So you’ve put away the garden tools and patio furniture, dug out the thick sweaters and warm blankets, and stocked up on firewood. All of which means you’re officially ready for the cooler weather ahead. But does the same hold … Continued

Heating System Odors and What Causes Them

It’s right about this time of year when homeowners throughout the Memphis area are turning on their heating systems for the first time since last winter. When the heat comes on right away, that’s a very comforting feeling. But for … Continued

3 Things You Should Know About Your Gas Furnace

Thinking about buying a new heating system? Well, if it’s been 15 years or so since your last such purpose, you’ll be at least mildly amazed over the wider range of choices you have today, not to mention how much … Continued

Preventative Maintenance for Your Furnace

Let’s say you were planning a cross-country family vacation, with Yosemite National Park in California as your final destination. You’re planning to drive, of course, and take in all the sights along the way. Well, for starters, you’re looking at … Continued

How to Keep Your Garbage Disposal Clean and Odor Free

Life without a garbage disposal would be, hmm, messier? A little less convenient? Okay, sure. But come on, just how spoiled have we all become? Never mind that for now. Let’s just agree on this: while living without a garbage … Continued

4 Common Home Maintenance Problems, and What’s Causing Them

You know the old expression: “If these walls could talk.”? Of course you do. But who says your walls can’t talk, along with your lights, furnace, windows, doors, and just about everything else inside your home. You just have to … Continued