Blogs from March 2015

Get Ready For Spring

Posted by Julia Forneris | Monday, March 30th

Let's get ready for spring! Inside and outside, your home needs some attention as the harsh winter weather comes to a close. Here is a helpful task list so your home can be as ready to welcome spring as you are!

Interior

  • Check that you have a functioning, filled fire extinguisher accessible. 
  • Have your HVAC system professionally inspect and cleaned.
  • Check your water heater for leaks and corrosion.
  • Replace air filter.
  • Clean the dryer exhaust duct. Get rid of any lint and dust that lurks in the region under the dryer.
  • Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, making sure to replace batteries. Reminder, there should be one on each floor and you should test the batteries monthly. 
  • Check the light bulbs in fixtures, making sure they are the proper wattage to avoid fire hazards. Bonus: if you have not already done so, replace lights with fluorescent bulbs to save energy and cut down on the amount of heat produced.

Exterior

  • Inspect your roof for any damage. Be very cautious...
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Winter 2014 Newsletter

Posted by Admin | Wednesday, March 18th

Check out the latest KHI newsletter for some insight into popular myths about ice dams!

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