Tag: maintenance

30 What are the "must do" tasks before winter hits? 2010-11-17T17:59:51.213

22 How can I repair rusty tools? 2011-12-02T01:55:48.153

21 Humidity Levels 2010-07-28T19:37:22.097

14 When should I replace a circular saw blade? 2011-05-20T15:02:20.703

14 How do you sharpen a knife? 2011-12-02T19:11:57.063

13 What is involved in DIY swimming pool maintenance? 2011-10-04T02:51:56.970

11 How do I balance a ceiling fan? 2010-07-30T18:21:42.963

11 What are some routine home maintenance tips? 2011-02-17T22:50:52.273

10 How do I handle significant snow and ice dams on a 4/12 gable roof with ridge vents? 2010-12-27T18:33:02.953

9 What type of regular maintenance should I be doing on my central air conditioning unit? 2010-07-23T18:41:21.060

9 Is it OK to use powdered graphite to lubricate a garage door opener? 2011-08-24T01:46:44.820

9 Should I powerwash and waterseal a pressure treated deck? 2011-10-27T18:49:20.650

9 Should I run the tap while dumping boiling water? 2016-04-11T21:25:02.743

8 Is there a home made solution that will clean drains? 2010-08-06T19:40:46.997

8 What is the proper way to clean a water heater? 2012-01-22T22:38:14.277

7 What is the best way to remove dried egg from a house? 2011-05-08T08:42:53.843

7 How can I clean sticky and dirty hand tool's rubber? 2011-12-13T00:42:12.600

7 How NOT to use a power drill. What are common mistakes that should be avoided? 2016-06-23T11:50:15.663

6 How do I clean a 96-gallon automated trash can? 2010-11-23T14:06:06.353

6 How long can I leave a paint brush and roller sleeve submerged in water without damaging them? 2012-01-21T06:46:52.577

6 Should I open the top or bottom of double hung windows? 2012-08-27T17:00:06.347

5 How often should the air filter in the furnace be changed? 2010-07-28T20:42:56.340

5 How does one know if a well pump is "Short Cycling" or pressure tank is water logged? 2010-09-12T20:03:00.753

5 Can I use a PVC cleanout plug in a Cast Iron Cleanout? 2010-11-05T04:00:59.330

5 What maintenance does a cedar deck require? 2010-11-18T21:09:44.410

5 What maintenance can I perform on my GROHE 33 755 KD0 Ladylux Cafe Pull-Out kitchen faucet? 2011-01-30T21:40:47.950

5 Flush a gas powered water heater, not sure if it's ever been done in 15 years. Will it survive a flush? 2011-07-17T18:23:06.283

4 How do you descale a dishwasher heating element? 2010-07-21T20:10:57.960

4 Rust spots on water heater -- time to replace? 2011-01-19T00:49:53.143

4 What is the best way to condition and protect a hardwood floor under heavy use? 2011-02-04T20:45:38.330

4 How do I fix a chlorine feeder that's nearly impossible to open? 2011-06-29T21:02:09.250

4 How to make a swing swing straight? 2012-04-05T16:45:35.160

4 Is there a way to prevent mildew/mold from forming on vinyl siding? 2012-05-21T16:22:41.247

4 How do I fix a Bostitch nail gun that is jammed? 2012-10-28T22:45:58.380

4 How should I clean stone surfaces prior to applying sealer? 2013-01-22T17:32:57.623

4 What is the maintenance schedule for a concrete driveway? 2013-04-30T11:17:22.913

4 Do gas fireplaces need chimney cleaning? 2013-06-26T01:51:16.230

4 What is an oven anti-tip device and how do you install one? 2013-07-15T20:35:47.020

4 What can cause the capacitor in an air conditioner to fail? 2013-08-07T23:50:43.093

4 How should I evaluate my central A/C to see if it's working properly? 2014-06-20T02:27:07.517

3 What outdoor materials can be damaged by by ice? 2010-12-20T16:04:22.683

3 Which flat roofing system requires the least maintenance? 2011-10-28T04:45:18.710

3 Can I use a rusty soldering iron? 2011-11-28T07:01:09.230

3 How can I remove rust stains from clothes? 2011-12-13T04:58:03.450

3 Is cleaning out the main sewer line a regular scheduled maintenance item? 2012-01-07T21:31:08.173

3 What could be causing corrosion on a water heater burner? 2013-06-26T03:43:56.823

3 What - if any - annual maintenance is required for grout/caulk in a shower? 2013-06-30T16:48:40.110

3 Is it necessary to keep tools lubricated? 2013-10-01T20:47:29.837

3 Is it a bad idea to use pine for painted exterior siding if prepared properly? 2014-06-18T13:02:25.733

3 Metals in pool turn water green after adding shock, what's the solution? 2014-07-14T15:53:22.087

3 What is the lifespan of pvc cement? 2014-09-23T20:08:18.210

3 How often should I recaulk the ceramic-tiles in my bathrooms and kitchen? 2015-05-12T23:42:02.203

3 Why did city utility work require me to modify my faucet aerator? 2015-08-14T03:50:56.743

3 Why should I replace the starter every time I replace a fluorescent tube? 2016-01-09T01:01:12.643

3 Why is my furnace leaking, and what is it leaking? 2016-06-03T02:29:41.967

3 Fixing a toilet deceptively complicated, where did I go wrong? 2016-06-28T15:20:59.743

2 Are High End Furnace Filters worth the cost? 2010-07-29T18:04:51.260

2 How do I clean an AC condensate pan? 2010-09-26T18:23:04.777

2 How long can a fireplace go without cleaning/inspection if it's never used? 2011-02-03T14:49:04.887

2 A/C Emergency Cut-off Cleaning and Maintenance 2011-06-09T14:53:32.507

2 What is the life expectancy of a ratchet strap? 2012-11-14T16:20:55.867

2 How can I get my stuck sprinkler heads to go down after watering? 2014-03-02T17:26:38.820

2 How much maintenance should I budget for a historic home? 2014-04-16T14:02:02.617

2 Is sawdust really that bad for my vacuum cleaner? 2014-06-10T18:19:39.970

2 When do tankless water heaters need to be descaled? 2014-12-11T01:29:09.167

2 Flushing a water heater 2017-09-19T13:30:31.397

1 How can I quiet down a clothes dryer? 2011-03-05T01:24:19.283

1 What are good cleaners to use on pruning shears? 2011-03-17T18:18:25.647

1 What should I check if my chainsaw fails to start? 2013-02-26T18:28:06.870

1 Does it matter how the chuck on a drill is set when it is stored? 2013-04-12T15:51:41.690

1 Can I put the burner head in the oven during self cleaning? 2014-02-13T05:44:11.943

1 How to bypass a clogged water softener? 2014-06-12T01:38:01.610

1 What's the quickest way to get rid of larvaes and [clothing] moths at home? 2014-07-22T23:40:21.397

1 What annual maintenance does a dishwasher require? 2014-08-08T18:14:24.200

1 How can I straighten out a bent threaded rod? 2014-09-04T18:32:02.390

1 Why is my water expansion tank leaking? 2014-09-26T14:01:58.883

1 How do I know if/when tuckpointing is necessary, especially if I finish the basement? 2015-09-11T20:30:41.503

1 A/C tune-up: "Condenser fan motor drawing high amperage" 2016-03-20T19:51:44.433

1 What type of Anode rod should I get for my water heater? 2016-06-14T18:21:20.620

1 Is it ok to have a rise in an air compressors drain valve? 2016-07-01T17:03:46.207

1 What is the most efficient process for replacing water heater T&P relief valve and flushing water heater? 2016-07-24T19:56:42.087

0 How do I clean green and brown substances from the connectors of battery-operated devices? 2011-12-20T02:11:33.870

0 How to inspect an apartment before renting? 2011-12-23T23:04:00.080

0 Is a built-in oven easier to maintain than a standalone one? 2013-02-18T14:01:03.007

0 How can I tell if something is ruptured inside my lawnmower? 2013-05-10T01:41:19.093

0 How do I maintain an 80% efficient natural gas furnace? 2013-08-30T23:39:59.273

0 How do I turn off my water heater drain? 2013-09-12T07:21:28.047

0 How do I maintain a newly laid oiled floor? 2014-03-01T11:35:16.627

0 How can I figure out why my water pressure is basically zero? 2014-06-11T15:59:23.513

0 How to tell if there is poor water pressure before my main shut-off valve? 2014-06-11T18:09:03.233

0 What maintenance does an 1890s brick-over-fieldstone foundation need? 2014-06-30T02:39:21.283

0 Steps for annual maintenance on a fuel oil furnace? 2014-09-14T00:18:09.360

0 Is heating feature in an air conditioner bad? 2015-11-02T11:26:57.133

0 How to prevent tree stump from decaying 2016-04-12T09:20:39.347

0 Low-profile clear cover for a basement window 2016-07-15T00:16:42.480

0 Pressure flushing a hot water heater when it's below the main drain of the house 2016-11-05T01:51:10.363

0 Smell coming from clean bathrooms in apartment, possibly drains? 2016-11-07T00:04:16.607

0 How do you drain a carburetor? 2016-11-13T02:14:06.857

0 Is this 'Ant Killer' effective to kill carpet moth? 2017-06-01T11:53:44.980