How to Replace your Toilet Flapper

How to Replace your Toilet Flapper If your toilet keeps running and you were able to determine that it’s the flapper that needs to be replaced you will want to: Look up online or in a manual the type of toilet that is in your home. It’s important that your replacement flapper matches the correct […]

How to Stop a Running Toilet

How to Stop a Running Toilet Shut the Water Off Find the valve (looks like a hose) connected from your toilet to the ground. There will be a handle that you can turn. Turn it a quarter of a full turn to shut it off. You will be turning the valve handle that is closer […]

Why You Need to Change Air Filters Regularly

Air Filter Replacement

Why You Need to Change Air Filters Regularly Most homeowners know that they need to change their air filters regularly, but a common question is, “Why?”. Common thought is that changing the air filters will help keep clean air in your home and prevent allergies. While that seems like sound knowledge it is not true. […]

Circuit Breaker Won’t Reset – What Do I Do?

Circuit Breaker

Circuit Breaker Won’t Reset – What Do I Do? So, the power goes out and you don’t know what to do? Grab a flashlight and start deducting the problem one at a time. Start with No. 1 below: No. 1: Reset In the instance your breaker goes out, the first thing you’ll want to do […]

Ten Plumbing Tips Everyone Needs to Know

Despite taking every precaution, generally at some point home owners will need to schedule plumbing services. The good news is, there are a few easy things you can do to minimize serious damage to your pipes. These 10 tips provided by Milestone will save you thousands in repairs and even help determine when it is […]

What is Home Surge Protection and Why is It Important?

You may not realize it, but your home experiences a number of electrical surges every day. While most homeowners think of surges as extreme spikes in electricity, like lightning strikes or transformer problems, smaller surges occur daily. These smaller surges usually originate from within your home. As you continue to add delicate electronics to your […]

Electrical Safety for Kids – Preventing Injury and Promoting Safety

A home is a child’s playground. It is their place to adventure and make messes, and a place for them to feel safe. In order to ensure your child’s safety, it is important to teach them how to behave around electricity so that they understand the dangers that surround them. While new parents often baby-proof […]