Maintenance FAQs

Here you will find information regarding common maintenance issues and requests.

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Heating and Air Conditioning "HVAC"

Nest Thermostat Not Working

Nest thermostat is sending not detecting wiring or other error codes
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Resetting Your Furnace

Anthony with Quality Heating goes through the steps to show us how to turn off and reset a furnace.
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A/C Unit Troubleshooting

Restricted air flow. Hot air from A/C Unit
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Finding Your Furnace Filter

The Organized Homeowner shows us how to locate several different types of furnace filters.
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Changing Honeywell Thermostat Batteries: Separate Battery Casing

In this video, RL on Youtube shows us how to change the batteries on a Honeywell thermostat that has a separate battery compartment.
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Replacing Honeywell Thermostat Batteries

Youtube video describing how to remove thermostat faceplates safely in order to change the thermostat batteries
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Carrier Thermostat Battery Replacement

R Wilkins on Youtube shows us how to remove the faceplate on a Carrier thermostat to access the batteries for replacement
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Programming An Edge Thermostat

Tim with CCT on Youtube shows us how to program an Edge Thermostat
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Changing Your Furnace Filter

NPPDTV shows us how to safely change a furnace filter
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How often should I change furnace filters?

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Plumbing

Water Damage/Leak Behind The Walls

Video shows us how to find a water shut-off valve in pretty much any kind of house. Bathtub Leak
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Toilet Is Leaking

Video shows us how to turn off a leaking toilet.
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Poor Water Flow From Shower Head

Video shows us how to clean a shower head for improved water flow
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Toilet is not flushing well

Video by Home Depot describes how to adjust the water level to allow a better flush
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Loose Toilet Seat

Video shows us how to tighten a loose toilet seat.
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Kitchen sink is leaking

Article describes how to turn off the water supply to the kitchen sink
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Bathroom Sink Is Leaking

Video shows us how to turn off the water supply to a bathroom sink
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Toilet is running

Home depot video shows us how to replace a malfunctioning toilet flapper
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Water Smells/Water looks weird

Two videos describe how to clean and sanitize a water softener
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Toilet is hard to flush/constantly running

Video shows us how to adjust the length on a flapper chain to help it flush and stop running
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Water Softener Not Softening Water

3 videos describe the 3 most common issues with water softeners.
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Overflowing toilet. Not Clogged.

Article describing what to do when your toilet is overflowing and no clog is present
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No Hot Water

Video describes how to reset your water heater
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I have a clogged drain

Tips on clearing out a clogged drain
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Clogged Toilet

Video showing how to use a standard plunger to unblock a toilet
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Kitchen Appliances

Dishwasher isn't cleaning

Two videos provide the information necessary to clean a dishwasher.
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Ice Maker Is Not Making Ice

Video describes the 6 most common issues with a malfunction ice maker. Recommend tenants use tips 1-4, and leave 5-6 to professionals
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Ice Maker Is Blocked

Video shows us how to remove an ice block from an ice maker.
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The dishwasher isn't turning on

Video describes how to reset a tripped appliance breaker
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Garbage Disposal is not turning on

Video shows us how to reset a garbage disposal GFI.
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Garbage Disposal not turning on/making a weird noise

AdamDIY shows us how to troubleshoot a malfunctioning garbage disposal
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Smelly Washing Machine/Washer doesn't clean anymore

Youtube video details how to clean your washing machine so it will begin cleaning better and will stop smelling
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Oven Lightbulb Is Blown Out

Bosch Home provides a video that shows us how to change two different sorts of oven lightbulbs
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Oven is not turning on

Video shows us how to reset a tripped oven breaker
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Refrigerator Not As Cold/Not Cooling

Jonny DIY shows us how to clean refrigerator condenser coils.
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Washer/Dryer Is Not Turning On

Video shows us how to reset a tripped circuit breaker for a powerless dryer/washer.
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Changing microwave stove surface lights

Michael Borders shows us how to change stove lights beneath an overhead microwave.
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Replacing A Refrigerator Lightbulb

Videos describing how to replace lightbulbs on two common refrigerators
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Changing a Kenmore Refrigerator Water Filter

Two videos show us how to change common water filters on a Kenmore Refrigerator
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Microwave Lightbulb Replacement

Michael Borders shows us how to change a lightbulb in a microwave.
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Microwave Troubleshooting

Video describes how to check for a tripped breaker on a microwave.
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Dryer not drying

Amplify DIY does a step by step video showing us how to clean our dryer vents
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Changing Uncommon Refrigerator Brand Filters

Elextrolux, Bosch, Haier, Hotpoint, Miele, Thermador, Fisher and Paykel, Amana, JennAir, Blomberg Refrigerator water filter
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Changing a Maytag Refrigerator Filter

Shelley from ABT shows us how to replace a filter in a Maytag refrigerator
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Changing a Samsung Refrigerator Water Filter

Three videos show us how to change the filter on Samsung brand refrigerators
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Changing a GE Refrigerator Filter

Shelley and Karl with ABT show us two ways of changing a GE refrigerator water filter
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Changing a Kitchenaid Refrigerator Water Filter

Two videos show us how to replace the water filter in two different types of Kitchenaid refrigerator.
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Changing A Frigidaire Refrigerator Filter

Kerry shows us how to change a Frigidaire water filter.
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Changing A Whirlpool Refrigerator Filter

Two videos show us how to change Whirlpool refrigerator filters
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Dishwasher Isn't Draining

Lurg on Youtube shows us common troubleshooting tips to help get a dishwasher to drain.
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