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Home Maintenance 101: 7 Things Every Home Owner Should Know

 7 Things Every Homeowner Should Know
When you move into your first (or second or forever) home, there are a few things you should know how to do:

1. Fix a leaky toilet.
2. Repair drywall holes.
3. Adjust cabinet doors.
4. Open a stuck window.
5. Stop a leaking faucet.
6. Silence door squeaks.
7. Turn off the main water line.

Find out how to solve all these common homeowner maintenance issues here:

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How To Videos from Shea Homes

I’m a visual learner.  I can’t (truly) learn something from just reading about it in a book.  I need to see it done.

That’s why I like these new videos from Shea Homes.  They show you how to do simple repairs and upkeep around your home, like changing your air conditioning filter, changing your smoke detector batteries, and resetting your ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI).

Now, these are things that many homeowners already know how to do, but if you’re new to home ownership (or your go-to handyman has moved) and you’re feeling a little overwhelmed by all of the new responsibilities you’ve taken on, watching these short videos is a good way to boost your confidence.  You really can take care of things around the house yourself!

Here’s the proof: