Top 5 Home Maintenance Tips

Being a homeowner, one eventually realizes that house maintenance is a never-ending task. It can be time-consuming and expensive but if one keeps a checklist of all the things they need to do in a month, then it becomes easy to plan and budget for all the home maintenance tasks. 

Our home maintenance checklist enables you to easily track the right maintenance tips that allow having an easy living. We hope you find this blog useful and RepairAdda looks forward to helping you with the affordable home repair services. 

Refrigerator Coils:

Refrigerators play a pivotal role in the kitchen of every household. As it prevents our family’s health by preserving our food from getting spoilt. However, the life of refrigerators can get affected by dirty refrigerator coils. It also affects the performance of the appliance, as it tends to prevent the food from remaining cool. And this eventually hits your electricity bill. But people usually tend to neglect this until the unit breaks down. Hence, to ensure the refrigerator’s durable life, it is good to understand how one can try to keep the refrigerator coils.

Cleaning the refrigerator coil is a bit of an intense task.

  1. Move the refrigerator away from the wall, after unplugging the switch.
  2. Locate the coils at the behind or base of the refrigerator
  3. Take a paint brush or dry cloth to clean the coils.
  4. Vacuum all the loose dirt on the floor. 

It is a tricky task to perform, it is better to take help from a professional if the above-given steps don’t make much difference to the condition of the refrigerator. Contact us to book RepairAdda refrigerator repair service and do visit our website.

Clean Drainage

  1. Clean drainage:

It becomes annoying when the water gets clogged inside the bathroom, sink, or maybe in a worst-case scenario, inside the house. 

To avoid these issues:

  1. Pour baking soda and frozen vinegar inside the drain pipes to clean the blockage. 
  2. Later flush the drain with hot tap water. Baking soda and vinegar react together to form carbon dioxide that unfastens the clogs and hot water wash away those clogs. 

This remedy can be repeated twice a year or in changing seasons. But these home remedies won’t be much helpful in the worse case scenarios. It is better to ask for help from professional plumbers in such situations. Book RepairAdda for drain cleaning services. 

Drain Your Water Heater

In winter, a water heater becomes a lifesaver used almost in every household. Things become mess when the appliance gets damaged and hinders the basic activities, which leads you to spend heavy costs on its repair. But to avoid such mishaps, there is also an easy way out to maintain a water heater. 

Many times it happens that one hears a rumbling sound from their water heater. This can happen because water contains minerals that get collected in the form of sediment inside the water heater. And this gradually fails to heat the water any further and disturbs its functioning. 

To avoid such situations, drain the water out from the heater. 

  1. Turn off the water supply.
  2. Locate tank drain valve and attach the hose to drain valve
  3. Open the nearest hot water tap and open the drain valve
  4. Allow the water to drain.
  5. Close the valve and refill the tank to reuse. 

If you find difficulty in performing the above given points. Contact RepairAdda to get complete water heater repair services at your home.

Clean Your Chimney Vent

Chimney soaks up all the greasy air particles, especially if Indian households are in the picture. We Indians are so used to deep-fried food cuisine, that chimneys are bound to get messy easily. Most of the Indian people usually think about the stove vent cleaning during the month of Diwali, i.e., once a year. But this kitchen appliance needs to get cleaned every one or two months. Instead of appointing a technician once a year to do the deep cleaning, you can possibly perform the task in their home itself. 

For Chimney Hood:

  1. Mix two tablespoons of baking soda with half amount of vinegar.
  2. Apply this paste over the chimney hood surface and leave it for 5 minutes.
  3. Wipe it off with a moist cloth. 

For Filters:

  1. Fill a tub with hot water and add 2 cups of vinegar, 3 tablespoons of baking soda and salt to it. 
  2. Immerse the filters into the tub for 2 hours.
  3. Rinse them with clean water and wipe them with a cloth.

If you find this task difficult to perform, you can reach RepairAdda to book chimney repair services.

Clean Drain Pump Filter

The pump filter basically protects the pump from accumulating lint and other obstructions. Sometimes small items like a sock or a coin get stuck in the pump filter which reduces the flow of the water while draining it. Therefore, the drain pump filter should be regularly cleaned once a month.

  1. Locate the filter access door at the back or at the front bottom of the machine.
  2. Remove the drain hose and empty it out.
  3. Next to the hose, you can find a drain pump filter. Remove it by rotating the filter anti-clockwise.
  4. Rinse away all accumulated lint and debris.
  5. After cleaning the fliter, close the drain filter back. 

Repeat this process frequently to avoid future issues. But if you are looking for an expert for drain pump services, contact RepairAdda for all washing machine service. 

These are some tips that can help you to maintain and repair some of the household issues.

If you are in Delhi NCR, especially in Noida & Ghaziabad. You can book your home repair service from RepairAdda.com. You can also download the app from the play store. We also backed our customer with 7 days service warranty, so in any case, if anything goes wrong then you don’t have to worry about it. You can simply dial 09210223456 and you can speak to our customer service specialist.

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