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It’s easy for homeowners to forget about some of the critical systems in their household that need regular maintenance and servicing. However, when these systems aren’t adequately taken care of, it can lead to several problems. This blog post will discuss four of the most critical systems in your home that need regular attention. If you neglect these systems, you could end up with costly repairs or even a premature replacement!

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HVAC System:

Your HVAC system is responsible for keeping your home comfortable all year round, so it’s essential to ensure it is running properly. You should have your HVAC system serviced at least once a year by a professional. This will help prolong your system’s life and keep it running efficiently.


If you notice any strange noises coming from your HVAC system, or if it isn’t heating or cooling your home correctly, be sure to call a professional right away. These could be signs that something is wrong with your system and it needs to be repaired. Regular maintenance and servicing of your HVAC system is the best way to keep it running smoothly for years to come.


Water Pumps:

Your home’s water pumps are responsible for pumping water from your well or other water supply into your home. Therefore, these pumps must be regularly serviced to keep running properly. If you notice any strange noises coming from your water pump, or if it isn’t pumping water as efficiently as it used to, be sure to call professional water pump services immediately. Regular maintenance and servicing of your water pumps are the best way to keep them running smoothly for years to come. Water pumps typically need to be maintained or replaced every few years, so keep an eye on them and have them serviced regularly. Neglecting your water pumps can lead to a number of problems, including a loss of water pressure or even complete failure of the pump.


Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors:

Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are vital for keeping your family safe. You should check the batteries monthly and replace them at least once a year. If your smoke detector is more than ten years old, you should replace it entirely. You should also test your detectors monthly to ensure they’re working correctly.


Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that can be dangerous if inhaled excessively. That’s why it’s so important to have a working carbon monoxide detector in your home. You should check the batteries every month and replace them at least once a year. You should also test your detectors monthly to ensure they’re working properly.



Most people don’t think about their plumbing system until something goes wrong. But if you want to avoid a major headache (and expense), keeping up with regular maintenance is important. This means flushing your drains with a quality cleaner on a monthly basis and having your pipes professionally inspected and cleaned every few years. In addition, you should know where your main water shut-off valve is located and how to use it in an emergency. By taking these simple steps, you can save yourself a lot of time, money, and hassle down the road.


So there you have it – four essential household systems that require regular maintenance to function correctly. By staying on top of these things, you can avoid costly repairs and keep your home running smoothly for years to come.


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Kori is a late diagnosed autistic/ADHD mom. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodiverse family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. A blogger, podcaster, writer, product creator, and coach; Kori shares autism family life- the highs, lows, messy, and real. Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori is on a mission to empower moms of autistic children to make informed parenting decisions with confidence and conviction.

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