Electrical Problems That Can Cause A Furnace To Rapidly Cycle

Your furnace is meant to cycle on and off when the thermostat triggers it and when your air reaches the desired temperature, respectively. Rapid cycling occurs when a furnace turns on but shuts off far before your temperature is reached. The rapid cycle can be caused by a variety of factors, but the cause is sometimes found in a couple of electrical components. Here are a couple of the electrical problems that can cause rapid cycling in a gas furnace, which despite its name, does still partially rely on electricity for operation. Read More 

2 Behaviors That Can Harm Your Septic Tank

Your septic tank works by using living organisms and organic matter to process raw sewage. When a septic tank is not being used correctly, the process can be disturbed. A malfunctioning septic tank cannot only cause the tank to backup waste into your lawn, but your home as well. By altering these two behaviors, it can lead to a septic tank that operates more efficiently. Cleaning The Tank Too Often Read More 

Hacks To Fix A Leaky Faucet

A leaking faucet can be very bothersome and expensive as time passes. 4,000 drips equal one liter. That doesn't sound like much until you add that to a monthly total. Learning how to hack a leaky faucet will eliminate the chances of this happening in your home. Here are a few of those suggestions. Tools Needed O-rings Replacement washers Adjustable wrench Channel locks Needle nose pliers Flathead screwdriver An old toothbrush to remove debris from inside pipes Simple Hints Read More 

Make Sure You Understand How New Water Heater Regulations May Affect You

The average homeowner likely can't remember when their water heater was last replaced because it has been so long. If you fall in this category and it's now time to replace your unit, understand that the process will be a lot different. On April 16, 2015, new regulations concerning the Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA) took effect, requiring manufacturers to reconfigure the type of water heaters they make available. If you haven't had a new water heater installed in quite some time, it's a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the changes you should expect. Read More 

Learn How Residential Septic And Sewer Systems Work

If you are a first time home owner, then you have a lot of things to learn about that you may have ignored as a renter. One of the areas you want to concern yourself with is the septic or sewer system that's used to carry the waste out of your home. The more you know about the topic, the better of a position you will be in to protect the system and keep it running smoothly. Read More