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5 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Plumber

5 Questions Your Should Ask Your Pumber


Are you looking to hire a plumber? Make sure to check out our latest Tool Tip Tuesday blog before you do! Discover five ‘Handy’ questions that will guide you in choosing the best professional for the job.

Why Outside Drains Also Need Cleaning

Why Outside Drains Also Need Cleaning


Check out our blog for ‘Handy’ tips on outdoor drain maintenance, including using drain cleaners, handling overflow, and more!

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How to Save Money on your Heating Bill with a Ductless Mini-Split


Discover how installing a ductless mini-split in your home could save you big bucks on your energy bill every season!

Smart House Myths: 3 Things You Should Know

Smart House Myths: 3 Things You Should Know


Are smart home gadgets unsafe? What if it’s just a myth? Discover the truth and learn what it takes to turn your house into a smart home!

How to Prevent Pipes From Bursting in the Winter

How to Prevent Pipes From Bursting in the Winter


Don’t let a burst pipe dampen your winter! We know the headache it can cause, which is why we’re sharing 7 ‘Handy’ tips to keep your pipes warm and running smoothly. Trust us, you don’t want to be dealing with two feet of water in your basement! Check out our latest Tool Tip Tuesday Blog for expert advice on preventing pipe bursts this season. 

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What You Should Know About Heat Pumps


Discover the power of heat pumps for efficient house heating! Ground source heat pumps harness warmth from the earth, while air source heat pumps draw heat from the outside. To find out if heat pumps are your ideal choice, dive into our ‘Handy’ Tool Tip Tuesday Blog!

What is Hydro Jetting?

What is Hydro Jetting?


Clogged drains even after trying numerous DIY methods? Say goodbye to clogs and hello to flow with Handyside Hydro Jetting!

Save Money with these 5 Practices

Save Money with these 5 Practices


Ever feel like energy bills just won’t let up? As our power needs grow, the sight of those rising bills can be daunting. But fear not – we’re here to share 5 ‘Handy’ tips that you can implement right away to start saving on your power costs!

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New Years Resolutions… For Your Plumbing?


You might be crafting New Year’s resolutions for your health and career, but have you ever considered making resolutions for your plumbing? Our ‘Handy’ article explores why plumbing is often overlooked in New Year’s resolutions and offers insights into making simple improvements that can significantly enhance your daily life.

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Unwrap Year-Round Comfort: Elevate Your Living with Our Handyside Membership Program on National Homeowners Day!


Unwrap Year-Round Comfort: Elevate Your Living with Our Handyside Membership Program on National Homeowners Day! 

Alternatives To Space Heaters

How To Heat That One Colder Room


Even the most well-heated homes can’t escape the occasional cold spot! Explore Handy ways to keep your spaces toasty in our latest blog!

4 Steps To Fix A Clogged Bathtub Drain

4 Steps To Fix A Clogged Bathtub Drain


Say goodbye to shower floods! Check out our Tool Tip Tuesday blog for a Handy four-step process to get that drain flowing smoothly again.

Keep This Season Merry And Bright Blog

How To Keep This Season Merry And Bright


‘Tis the season of lights and tree-trimming! But before you plug in that festive glow, take a moment to check out our 8 ‘Handy’ tips for a safe and electricity-smart holiday. From outdoor to indoor lights, let’s keep the holiday cheer without the hazards.

Fixing Cold Spots In Your Home

Cold Spots In Your Home? Do This…


Struggling to maintain a cozy balance in your home’s temperature? Discover Handy solutions to bid farewell to those pesky cold spots!

How To Have A Happy Holiday With No Plumbing Headaches

How To Have A Happy Holiday With No Plumbing Headaches


Ready or not, the holidays are here! Prepare your home with our 6 Handy plumbing tips to ensure a hassle-free celebration.

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From Power Surges blog

4 Ways to Protect Yourself From Power Surges


Discover smart ways to make the most of your electricity and protect yourself from unexpected power surges in our Handy blog!

How You Can Tell If You Need A Water Softener blog

How You Can Tell If You Need A Water Softener


In our Handy guide, we’ll explore key indicators to help you assess whether your home would benefit from a water softener.

Whole Home Humidifier

What You Should Know Before Buying A Whole Home Humidifier


Discovering the ideal HVAC system for your home involves more than just selecting a brand; it’s about ensuring year-round comfort and energy efficiency. To make this process easier, we’ve compiled essential information to guide you in making the right choice.

light up halloween safely

5 Tips For A Spooky Yet Safe Halloween


Who’s up for a little Halloween thrill without frightening your wallet? Check out ‘Handy’ money-saving electricity tips!

Preparing Your Home for a Drain Cleaning Service

Preparing Your Home for a Drain Clearing Service


Struggling with that persistent eggy odor even after DIY remedies? Learn how to prep for a professional drain cleaning service.

Top 5 Tips for Furnace Maintenance

Top 4 Tips for Furnace Maintenance


To prevent unexpected furnace breakdowns on the coldest nights, read our top 4 tips for ensuring your home stays warm when it matters most.

5 Predictors of a Fire Hazard in Your Home Electronics blog

5 Predictors of a Fire Hazard in Your Home Electronics


The majority of fires stem from wiring malfunctions in homes and businesses. To help ensure safety, here are five crucial warning signs that signal the need for a thorough wiring inspection! 

Quick Fixes For A Gurgling Kitchen Sink blog

Quick Fixes For A Gurgling Kitchen Sink


When that mysterious gurgling sound echoes from your sink, don’t fret! Our ‘Handy’ tips will help you troubleshoot the issue before you need to call a plumber!

winter is coming blog

Winter is Coming, Is your HVAC System Ready?


Is your HVAC system winter-ready? Test your HVAC system now to ensure it’s running smoothly before winter arrives.

Definitely Not DIY

Definitely Not DIY – The Electrical Jobs You Shouldn’t Do Yourself


You may perform a variety of safe tasks inside and outside of your home, such as raking leaves from the eaves or mending fences. However, there are several DIY electrical projects homeowners should always leave to professionals!

Keep Your Drains Healthy And Clog Free

Here’s How to Keep Your Drains Healthy and Clog-Free


While our Handyside experts are well-equipped to assist with any garbage disposal mishaps, it’s worth noting that there are 13 important items you should definitely avoid tossing down there.

Home Plumbing Secrets From Plumbers

Home Plumbing Secrets From Plumbers


Dive into the depths of plumbing wisdom with 7 priceless tips from our seasoned Handyside professionals who’ve truly seen it all!

Tips To Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Your Home

Tips to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Your Home.


Safeguard your family against the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning by prioritizing annual inspections of your furnace and gas appliances.

How to Efficiently Use The Devices In Your Kitchen

How to Efficiently Use The Devices In Your Kitchen


Our newest blog explores 5 ‘Handy’ hacks to save money in your kitchen while maintaining your 5-star cooking standards!

When You Should Get an HVAC Inspection?

When Should You Get An HVAC Inspection?


HVAC isn’t just about AC—it’s Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning. For a comfy vibe at home or work, all these factors matter. Since your property likely has various HVAC equipment, it’s crucial to know the right time for system check-ups.

How to know when your plumbing needs an update

How To Know When Your Plumbing Needs An Update


Facing plumbing problems? Dive into our ‘Handy’ Tool Tip Tuesday Blog to discover if your plumbing requires urgent replacement!

5 Electrical Advances for your Home

5 Electrical Advances For Your Home


Bring Your Home into the Modern Era with These 5 Innovations!

What Should Your AC Be Set At This Summer

What Should Your A/C Be Set At This Summer?


Do you set your thermostat for the season and forget about it? Our ‘Handy’ Tool Tip Tuesday blog sheds light on why temperature adjustments enable you to create a more comfortable living environment while maximizing energy savings. 

Handyside Dos And Donts Of Flushing

Do’s And Don’ts of Flushing


Will it flush? To save you from plumbing disasters, we’ve put together a ‘Handy’ list of things you should NEVER, ever flush!

5 Way to Cut Your Summer Electricity Costs

5 Ways to Cut Your Summer Electricity Cost


Who doesn’t love saving money? We certainly do! Enjoy summer savings on your electricity bill with our top 5 “Handy” tips.

3 Tips to Cooler Central Air Conditioning

3 Tips To Cooler Central Air Conditioning


As summer temperatures rise, we understand the importance of keeping cool in your home. Beat the heat with our three “Handy” A/C tips!

Our Best Plumbing Tips For Your Home

Our Best Plumbing Tips For Your Home


Save yourself a lot of money on plumbing repairs by reading our 7 “Handy” tips to keep your home’s plumbing system in peak condition!

handyside 5 Tips to Protect Your Home While Youre on Vacation

5 Tips to Protect Your Home While You’re On Vacation


Are you headed out for a vacation? Read this first to find money-saving tips on your home’s electrical usage while you’re away!

What Is A French Drain And How Do You Keep It Maintained?

What Is A French Drain And How Do You Keep It Maintained?


French drains can be effective in preventing water from entering the foundation of your house. The degree of efficiency with any drain relies on how well it is maintained. Here are some “Handy” tips to help keep your French drains in good shape and strengthen your home’s defenses against flooding and other kinds of water damage.

Spring Clean Your HVAC System

Your HVAC System Needs A Spring Clean Too!


Your home’s HVAC system is essential to the comfort AND SAFETY of your family. Learn some Handy HVAC cleaning tips that will help you enjoy your home this season!

Unlocking The Mystery Of Your Home's Outlets

Unlocking The Mystery Of Your Home’s Outlets!


Of course you have power outlets in your house! … but, what kind do you have? … and, what kind should you have? Understand the differences in your home’s electrical outlets in this week’s Tool Tip Tuesday Blog!

If You're Spring Cleaning, Make Sure You Read These Weird Tips First

If You’re Spring Cleaning, Make Sure You Read These Weird Tips First!


If you’re spring cleaning, you might think of the normal stuff—dusting and vacuuming—but remember not to neglect your home’s plumbing! It needs to be cleaned to make sure it runs well all year ’round!

How Windows Affect the Efficiency of Your HVAC System

How Windows Affect The Efficiency of Your HVAC System


Did you know that the way you use your windows – yes, your windows – has an impact on your HVAC system? Learn how they affect your system (and how to avoid common mistakes that could lead to trouble) in this article!

What To Do When The Power Goes Out

What To Do When The Power Goes Out


Power outage? Lean our six Handy tips to keep you and your family safe in the event of an electrical failure.

What to do about a stinky shower drain

What To Do About A Stinky Shower Drain


Stinky showers are no fun! Follow our Handy tips and you’ll be able to get rid of that nasty odor and enjoy your relaxing shower in no time!

Bang! Was that my furnace?

6 Sounds You Don’t Want to Hear from Your Air Conditioning or Furnace


Your HVAC System should work in the background and be virtually silent—But sometimes you might hear a rattling sound or a thump—What’s happening when you hear that?

5 Electrical Upgrades for your Older Home

5 Electrical Upgrades for Your Older Home


When was the last time you checked the electrical system in your house? Read more to learn 5 electrical safety issues to watch out for!

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How to Unclog a Toilet Without a Plunger


Clogged toilet? Most of the time, the plunger is the best solution for clogs, but if you don’t have one available, learn our helpful tips to get it unclogged without the use of chemicals.

What To Do When Everyone Fights Over The Thermostat 1

What To Do When Everyone Fights Over The Thermostat


Do people in your home fight over the thermostat setting? In many homes, especially split-level homes, someone is either too hot or too cold, and no one is happy. Handyside offers a solution everyone can live with! Learn what a zoned HVAC system is and how you can fix the imbalance in your home.

Teach Your Kids About Electrical Safety

Top Tips to Make Your Home’s Electricity Safer For Your Children


As we look forward to the blooming of Spring, it is often a time that we think about life, family, and what’s important to us. And if you have children, one of the things that is always important to parents is: your children’s safety.

Handyside Blog Plumbing Tips

You Should Learn About Plumbing If You Own A Home


In plumbing, a lot of things can go the opposite of how you’d like them to go. Learn our Handy Tips to prepare for the unexpected!

5 Tips to Extend the Life of Your HVAC System

5 Tips to Extend the Life of Your HVAC System


Your home’s HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Condition) system runs around the clock, 24/7, all year long. You can’t expect it to last forever.

5 Ways to Save Your Money on Your Power Bill

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5 Ways To Save Money On Your Power Bill


Your power bill can be pretty expensive, right? With all the other bills that arrive each month, you wonder if it will ever stop. We all need a break from the rising bills! Well, Handyside is here to help with some great tips and advice to lower your electrical power bill. (And the best part is, these tips are easy to implement and most of them can be done at little or no cost, so you can start saving money on your very next power bill!)

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February 21, 2023  I   I  Plumbing

Our Best Plumbing Tips For Your Home


When it comes to plumbing, many things can go wrong. Some plumbing issues are very easy to repair, while others can become quite a bit more difficult. No matter how difficult or simple the plumbing problem may appear, it’s wise to have some plumbing knowledge to ensure that repairs are done correctly and efficiently. After all, it’s your home, and you don’t want any nasty surprises by trying to do the work yourself without knowing what to do.

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February 14, 2023  I  I  HVAC

How Well Do You Know THIS About Your Home?


Does your HVAC system seem mysterious to you? Don’t worry! Handyside is here to help give the low-down on how it works.

Electrical Outlet Not Working? Try This!

Electrical

Electrical Outlet Not Working? Try This!


Has this ever happened to you? You want to turn on the coffeemaker in the morning… only to press the button and not see any coffee being brewed! Or maybe you plug in your phone to charge but it never charges!

Do You Make This Mistake When Clearing Your Drain

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Do You Make This Mistake When Clearing Your Drain?


Clogged drains happen, even to homeowners who avoid putting grease, food, or excessive amounts of hair down the drain. As good as a plunger is, there are times when it will fail to unclog the drain. After that, there are two good ways to clean the drain, but unfortunately, many homeowners choose a highly recommended way that they should actually avoid.

 

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