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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


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.

Handyside HVAC System

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 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


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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