DIY Maintenance Videos

No Power - Check GFCI and Breakers

If power is out to the home, or half the home, this is likely a utilities issue and the power company should be called by the paying member (tenant usually).   Issues including non-operational ce...
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Clogged Toilet

Clogged ToiletTry plunging the toilet
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Running Toilet

Running ToiletThe water level in the back tank is controlled by a float, which can be adjusted.  This may be the cause of a running toilet. 
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Smoke Detector or CO/Carbon Monoxide Detector

Chirping or BeepingTry to change batteries to see if this resolves the issue.If the expiration date on the detector has passed, notify property management immediately.Under no circumstances should you...
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Change a Furnace filter

Information on Furnace Filters
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Protect your Irrigation from Freeze Damage

Winterizing your Sprinkler System
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Realign Garage Door Safety Eyes

Are you having problems getting your garage door to open/close properly? 
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How to unclog a toilet - how to free a clogged toilet

Unclogging a toilet can be a challenging task; but when you have the right tools and the right advice, it's a breeze. Julie Sussman and Stephanie Glakas-Tenet, who Dare to Repair, show you exactly...
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How to reset a tripped breaker

How to reset a tripped breaker
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How to reset and diagnose a Garbage Disposal

Is your sink backed up? Maybe your garbage disposal won't run? Try these simple tips before you call maintenance.
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