Four Tips To Help You Choose Between A Boiler Or Furnace For Your Heating Replacement

If you have an old heating system in your home, you may want to have it replaced. There are systems that can use boilers or furnaces to heat your home. Each of these systems have specific benefits, such as a boiler being able to provide you with sanitary hot water in addition to heating for your home. A furnace may be ideal for homes in mild climates with minimal heating needs. [Read More]

Signs That Your Breaker Is About To Fail

One of the most often overlooked elements of home improvement is the breaker panel. Until it fails entirely, it's easy to forget that it's even there. If you're unfamiliar with the typical signs of impending breaker failure, you might find yourself caught unaware and in the dark. Here's a look at some of the reasons you should start considering a breaker panel replacement sooner rather than later. Resetting the Breaker Panel Frequently [Read More]

The Most Common Septic Tank Mistakes: And How You Can Avoid Them

For most people, their septic tank is one of those "out of sight, out of mind" sort of things. They really don't give it a second thought until there's a problem. But just because you don't have a current problem, that doesn't mean you should be ignoring your septic tank. In fact, you could be damaging your system without even realizing it. Here's a look at some of the most common mistakes people make with their septic tank, and how you can avoid them. [Read More]

Why You Must Lubricate Impact Wrenches

If you try to remove a nut and you find that it is firmly in place, you may need to use an impact wrench instead. This device generates force necessary to dislodge most nuts. However, if you want to get the maximum life out of your impact wrench, you will want to make sure that it is properly lubricated. Fortunately, you can usually lubricate the impact wrench with light motor oil, but check your owner's manual to make sure. [Read More]