Posted March 18, 2019 by Vernon Trollinger
If your home has a water softener, chances are good that it’s performing reliably and dependably. After all, water softeners don’t see a whole lot of rough and tumble action. But as they age, they can develop a number of problems with clogged filter screens, leaky valves, or worn out resin. All these are pretty easy to replace.
Posted October 16, 2018 by Josh Crank
Welcome to the Take Charge of Your Home series from Direct Energy! Hiring a professional to perform household maintenance may offer convenience and peace of mind. You can do many of these jobs yourself with no experience or special tools. In the process, you’ll save money, learn about how your home works and gain a sense of accomplishment. A DIY task done well!
Posted December 16, 2016 by Josh Crank
A garbage disposal is a handy appliance, but far too many people use it as a catch-all depository for every bit of waste that enters the sink. In fact, there are lots of everyday scraps you should never send down the drain.
Posted February 10, 2016 by Direct Energy Home Services
A sump pump is an essential plumbing tool in many households. Although it is separate from the main plumbing system, the sump pump prevents flooding by removing storm water that can accumulate in the basement of your home.