DIY Maintenance Guides

How-to instructions for simple DIY home projects. Homebuddy makes it easy to raise your home value and avoid expensive repairs with these simple maintenance tasks.


How-to Clean your Gutters

Your gutters protect your roof, foundation, and landscape by channeling water off your roof and away from your house. Overtime debris will collect within your gutter system and block the flow of water. Regularly remove the debris to prevent roof leaks, avoid cracks in your foundation, and maintain your landscape.

Read Article

Clean Gutters

Your gutters protect your roof, foundation, and landscape by channeling water off your roof and away from your house. Overtime debris will collect within your gutter system and block the flow of water. Regularly remove the debris to prevent roof leaks, avoid cracks in your foundation, and maintain your landscape.

Read Article

Clean Gutters

Your gutters protect your roof, foundation, and landscape by channeling water off your roof and away from your house. Overtime debris will collect within your gutter system and block the flow of water. Regularly remove the d... Read Article

Clean Gutters

Your gutters protect your roof, foundation, and landscape by channeling water off your roof and away from your house. Ov... Read Article

Clean Gutters

Your gutters protect your roof, foundation, and landscape by channeling wate... Read Article

How-to Change your Smoke Detector Battery

Regularly checking and replacing your smoke detectors' batteries will make sure they are working in an emergency.

Read Article

Change Smoke Detector Batteries

Regularly checking and replacing your smoke detectors' batteries will make sure they are working in an emergency.

Read Article

Change Smoke Detector Batteries

Regularly checking and replacing your smoke detectors' batteries will make sure they are working in an emergency.

Read Article

Change Smoke Detector Batteries

Regularly checking and replacing your smoke detectors' batteries will make sure they are working in an emergency.

Read Article

Change Smoke Detector Batteries

Regularly checking and replacing your smoke detectors' batteries will make s... Read Article

How-to Test your Sump Pump

Many basements contain sump pumps to remove any water that might accumulate during a storm or from condensation and cracks in the foundation. Test your sump by pouring a small cup of water on it to ensure it will work when you need it most.

Read Article

Test Sump Pump

Many basements contain sump pumps to remove any water that might accumulate during a storm or from condensation and cracks in the foundation. Test your sump by pouring a small cup of water on it to ensure it will work when you need it most.

Read Article

Test Sump Pump

Many basements contain sump pumps to remove any water that might accumulate during a storm or from condensation and cracks in the foundation. Test your sump by pouring a small cup of water on it to ensure it will work when yo... Read Article

Test Sump Pump

Many basements contain sump pumps to remove any water that might accumulate during a storm or from condensation and crack... Read Article

Test Sump Pump

Many basements contain sump pumps to remove any water that might accumulate ... Read Article

How-to Change your Air Filter

As your heater and air conditioner run, air is cycled through your house via a system of ducts. Before passing through the ducts, air must pass through the air filters which trap airborne dust particles. Over time the air filters get clogged with dust and make it more difficult for air to pass through. Changing your filters regularly helps improve the efficiency of your HVAC unit, keep your air clean and save energy, which saves you money down the line!

Read Article

Replace Air Filter

As your heater and air conditioner run, air is cycled through your house via a system of ducts. Before passing through the ducts, air must pass through the air filters which trap airborne dust particles. Over time the air filters get clogged with dust and make it more difficult for air to pass through. Changing your filters regularly helps improve t... Read Article

Replace Air Filter

As your heater and air conditioner run, air is cycled through your house via a system of ducts. Before passing through the ducts, air must pass through the air filters which trap airborne dust particles. Over time the air filt... Read Article

Replace Air Filter

As your heater and air conditioner run, air is cycled through your house via a system of ducts. Before passing through th... Read Article

Replace Air Filter

As your heater and air conditioner run, air is cycled through your house via... Read Article

How-to Test your Smoke Detector

Over time your smoke detectors' sensors may start to deteriorate even with fresh batteries or a good electrical connection. Regularly checking the sensors with a smoke detector tester will make sure your smoke detectors are working in an emergency.

Read Article

Test Smoke Detectors

Over time your smoke detectors' sensors may start to deteriorate even with fresh batteries or a good electrical connection. Regularly checking the sensors with a smoke detector tester will make sure your smoke detectors are working in an emergency.

Read Article

Test Smoke Detectors

Over time your smoke detectors' sensors may start to deteriorate even with fresh batteries or a good electrical connection. Regularly checking the sensors with a smoke detector tester will make sure your smoke detectors are w... Read Article

Test Smoke Detectors

Over time your smoke detectors' sensors may start to deteriorate even with fresh batteries or a good electrical connectio... Read Article

Test Smoke Detectors

Over time your smoke detectors' sensors may start to deteriorate even with f... Read Article

Treat Septic System with Septic Tank Cleaner

Over time sludge builds up in your septic system that can cause blockages and prevent drainage. Septic tank treatments add good bacteria into your septic system to help breakdown that sludge and keep your system blockage free.

Read Article

Treat Pipes with Septic Tank Cleaner

Over time sludge builds up in your septic system that can cause blockages and prevent drainage. Septic tank treatments add good bacteria into your septic system to help breakdown that sludge and keep your system blockage free.

Read Article

Treat Pipes with Septic Tank Cleaner

Over time sludge builds up in your septic system that can cause blockages and prevent drainage. Septic tank treatments add good bacteria into your septic system to help breakdown that sludge and keep your system blockage free... Read Article

Treat Pipes with Septic Tank Cleaner

Over time sludge builds up in your septic system that can cause blockages and prevent drainage. Septic tank treatments a... Read Article

Treat Pipes with Septic Tank Cleaner

Over time sludge builds up in your septic system that can cause blockages an... Read Article