Plumbing and heating: preparing your home for the holiday season

  It’s true, the winter season is on its way. In just a couple of months, we’ll be wondering where summer went already. But with winter comes some of our favorite days of the year, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve.  And when it comes to the holidays, we here at Guin can’t stop thinking about one thing: that all those family meals and celebrations sure do take a toll on the house.  Today, we’re going to talk about how to prepare your home for these holiday activities. With the family gathered around the fire, your house uses more water and heat. So let’s go over a few of the house’s most important utilities, and how you can gird them […]

5 Tips to (Almost) Effortlessly Keep Your Garbage Disposal in Tip-Top Shape

While some of us are lucky enough to have a garbage disposal in the kitchen, not many people are aware of how to keep them in good shape. With the number one rule being to never stick your hand down there, lack of maintenance can leave you with a disposal that’s prone to clogs –  not to mention the foul smell that typically goes along with those clogs. If you really want your garbage disposal to last, while also eliminating stinky smells, just follow the tips below. Not only are they incredibly simple, but they don’t require any special tools or cleaners. With minimal effort, you can have an optimally functioning garbage disposal for years to come. Keep it clean. […]