Do you like to spend money? Enjoy having very little free time? Find pleasure in being frustrated? If you do, then you can simply let yourself fall into these traps, because you’ll like experience all of the above. But if you’d rather save some money, have additional time to do the things you like and don’t want to be frustrated, avoid the following common home mistakes at all costs:
Forgetting To Change HVAC Filters
When was the last time you changed your hvac filter? Can’t remember, that’s means it’s definitely time. Clogged filters can lead to lack of performance or even system breakdowns. What does that mean for you? Costly repairs and possible replacements.
Forget to switch your thermostat from the “heat” setting to the “cool” setting when the seasons changed? Maybe you have the temperature set way lower than the temperature inside the house. Both of these issues can lead to higher energy bills.
Not Testing The A/C
If you wait until the first hot day of the year to turn your air conditioning system, you could be in for a rude awakening. Be sure to at least test the system before that happens so you know it’s in good working order. Otherwise you could find yourself sweating in your own home if the system doesn’t fire up correctly.
Letting The Lint Trap Fill Up
Find that your clothes aren’t getting dry even after a full cycle in the dryer? It could be a result of a dirty lint trap. Be sure to clean it out after each load.
Installing A Garbage Disposal Incorrectly
Garbage disposals aren’t always the most complex when it comes to installation processes, but if you do the job incorrectly you could find yourself in a world of trouble. We recommend leaving it to the pros, but if you insist on doing it yourself, always remember to remove the factory plug from the drain line that runs to the dishwasher.
Need the help of a plumbing or hvac professional for a project around your house? Call on the experts at Levine & Sons today! We’ve been serving the Detroit Metro area for years, so you know you can count on us!