Entries by Spectora

How to Turn on A Gas Fireplace with A Wall Key

When it comes to owning a home there can be various nuances to the home. Some homeowners enjoy a wood-fired fireplace, while others have gas fireplaces installed. No matter which one you have in your home, you must understand the maintenance needs. Having a fireplace is an exciting amenity, but should not be taken lightly. […]

How to Manually Open a Garage Door?

Imagine just getting home from work and a storm has knocked out the power to your home. Now it is impossible for you to open your garage door with your remote, so getting soaked is likely going to happen. You park your car and run inside your home so that you can manually open the […]

How Long Do Sump Pumps Last?

Owning a home requires you to maintain a lot of appliances and equipment. For most homeowners, realizing something isn’t working typically happens after damages have occurred. If you have a sump pump in your home, you likely have a basement floor to keep water out of. Sump pumps are great for maintaining a clean and […]

Can You Paint a Metal Roof?

Choosing a home can be stressful and challenging. It is a great idea to go into your home purchasing exploration with a list of amenities and materials that you would like to see in and on the home. Selecting a home with a roof that is durable and lights up the aesthetics of the home […]

How to Tighten a Garage Door Spring

Garage doors can be rather interesting pieces of a home. Most homeowners never consider the maintenance side of a garage door. Often you just push a button and expect the door to open and close without any issues. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. In some cases, it is necessary to tighten some of the […]

What Can Go in A Garbage Disposal?

When you purchase a home, oftentimes you are looking for as many perks and amenities as you can get. In many cases, one of those amenities is a garbage disposal. Homeowners love having garbage disposal to help them cut down on food waste being discarded into the trash can. What can go in a garbage disposal? […]

How to Reset Water on An Electric Heater?

Imagine waking up on a cold day and you are just wanting to take a hot shower to warm your body’s internal temperature. You step into the shower and there is nothing but cold water coming out. No matter how far you turn that faucet handle, cold water keeps spewing out. Immediately, you realize your […]

How Strong Should Air Come out Of Vents?

When it comes to your HVAC system conducting regular maintenance is important. As a homeowner, you do not want to get any surprises about your HVAC unit. Make sure that you check your air filters and other maintenance suggestions as recommended. If you notice a change in the airflow of your HVAC system, then you […]