Home Maintenance Tips

Maintaining Your Home 

Enjoy all the comforts your home can bring and ward off any unexpected breakdowns and emergency repair bills to start your New Year off right. PDM Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Since 1885 compiled a home maintenance checklist.

Home Maintenance Checklist 2024

1. Kitchen Appliances

Some things you can do to service your kitchen appliances to extend life and avoid breakdowns include:

2. Dryer Vent Cleaning

Poorly vented or clogged exhaust vent make your clothes dryer work harder, can cause fire hazards and even create carbon monoxide poisoning. Failure to clean the dryer vent is the leading cause of home clothes dryer fires. Facts about home clothes dryer fires.

  1. Does your drying cycle double or triple in time?
  2. Do clothes come out of the dryer very hot?
  3. Does your dryer stop during a cycle?
  4. Learn more signs of a clogged dryer vent.

3. Washing Machine Water Hoses Inspection

Did you know bursting washing machine hoses are a top 10 insurance claim? Rubber washing machine hoses weaken under constant water pressure, get stiff, even crack with time. We advise you to replace rubber washing machine hoses with stainless steel braided hoses. If you need washing machine hose replacement, shut off valves or any plumbing service please contact PDM Since 1885. Learn how often to replace washing machine hoses.

4. Plumbing Maintenance & Water Heater Flush

Regular PLUMBING maintenance on your plumbing system can save you hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars down the road. A plumbing inspection:

5. Heating & Cooling System Maintenance – Year-Round Comfort

Here’s To A Bright New Year

PDM stands against cutting corners when it comes to comfort. Call the PDM Clean Team for knowledgeable  maintenance, repair and replacement service. PDM, the most trusted name in plumbing, heating & cooling solutions since 1885. Call 815-726-6264.

Contact PDM for home maintenance in Joliet, New Lenox, Frankfort, Plainfield, Bolingbrook, Lockport, Romeoville, Homer Glen and SW Chicago Suburbs.


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