Tech Tips

Helpful Hints To Homeowners

  • Do not use anything like scrubbing bubbles on faucets. It has a tendency to shatter the acrylic ball handle.
  • Do not put bleach discs in toilet tank. They warp the flush valve gasket and will make the toilet run.
  • Remember to remove your outside hose from the sillcock. It will freeze up and break pipes. Remove the hoses before the 1st frost.
  • Do not use abrasive cleaners on fiberglass, especially tub/ showers.
  • Check faucet aerators. A plugged aerator can restrict your water flow.
  • If there is not enough hot water try turning up the thermostat on the hot water heater.
  • If a Delta faucet is dripping from the spout: simply replace the springs and seats under the cartridge , it should correct the problem.
  • Delta warranty-- customers must call to receive parts under warranty. Call 1-800-345-DELTA
  • Locate main water shut off- in case of an emergency.
  • Do not put liquid bowl cleaner in toilet. Leaving it in there for an extended period of time will etch the bowl.
  • Make sure to check all filters frequently. Furnace and humidifier pads should be changed once a year.
  • If A/C is not cooling try cleaning the outside condenser by spraying with a hose from the inside out and making sure you have a clean filter.
  • Turn humidifier off in the summer, turn on in the winter.
  • Make sure you check your back up sump pumps at least once a month.