Experienced a Heavier Than Usual Winter? Home Maintenance Tips for You

While many people try to predict what any given season will bring you in terms of weather, there is never a surefire way to predict whether winter will be heavy, light, or normal. And because of that, you can only prepare your home so much for the season ahead of time. If you have recently experienced a winter that is much heavier than usual, you may be wondering what you can or should do to ensure your home is in the best shape possible as spring approaches.

Emergency Preparedness Tips For Home Heating

Imagine coming home in the middle of winter only to find that your heater or furnace is not working. With winters being as cold as they have been in recent times, the idea of spending even one night without heating is intolerable to many people. Unfortunately, this is a situation you may just find yourself in. When your heating system fails unexpectedly, you have to figure out how you're going to make it until morning or until you can get someone to look at your system.

Your Furnace Won't Ignite: Now What?

Furnaces rely on an intricate system to heat a home. A large part of the cycle is the ignition process. When the furnace doesn't ignite, the heating process can't initiate — which means your home stays cool. Typically, there is a specific reason why a furnace won't ignite; you just have to figure out the problem. Here are some of the common reasons why a furnace won't ignite, and what you can do about the problem.