Welcome to the The Basics section of our Home Maintenance Guide. Here you will find helpful guides on Baby Proofing your home, Shutoff Valves, Ladder Safety, Extension Cord Storage, and more!
Baby Proofing Part I
If you’ve got a little one in the house, then make sure you follow these tips to keep your kitchen and bathrooms safe!If you’ve got a little one in the house, then make sure you follow these tips to keep your kitchen and bathrooms safe!
Baby Proofing Part II
Do you have a little one running around the house? Then it’s time to make your living areas safer by watching Part 2 of our Baby Proofing video series.
There are certain tools that every homeowner should own, especially if you plan on doing any DIY projects. Watch this video to learn what tools we recommend to fill your toolbox.
Finding a Stud
Few things are more important for a home owner to know than how to locate a stud. Watch this video to become a stud-finding master.
Homeownership 101: know where your shutoff valves are and how to operate them. Watch our video to learn more.
Every home needs a ladder or two. But there are several important safety tips you should know before you start climbing. Watch our video for more info.
Reading a Tape Measure
Nearly every DIY project requires a tape measure. Do you know how to properly read one? Our video will break it down for you.
Extension Cord Storage
Keep your extension cords in check by storing them like a contractor! Watch our video to learn how.
Leaving for Vacation
Before you head out on that vacation, there are a few of things to consider around the house. Watch our video to learn what to do before you leave.