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facts & Benefits

  protect your investment!

Proactive maintenance preserves the value and beauty of your home while saving you time, money, and headaches. 

miscelaneous

Dryer

The Facts:

  • Each year, neglected dryers cause 2,900 fires, ~5 deaths, 100 injuries & $35 mil in property loss.

  • Dryer vents release moisture & hot air outside. Built up lint can get caught in wet spots inside the vent & create mold.

The Numbers:

  • Avg. cost of maintenance = $101 - $170

  • Avg. repair cost = $155

  • Avg. replacement cost = $704 

Experts recommend:

  • Maintain vents min. 2x per year (every 6 mo.)

  • Have pets or do a lot of laundry = clean 3-4x per year

 

Upkeep Benefits:

  • Reduce fire risk

  • Fewer repairs

  • Shorter drying times 

  • Lower energy bills

  • Longer-lasting dryer machine  

  • Reduced risk of mold

Dishwasher

The Facts:

  • Dishwashers don't have garbage disposals. When food builds up inside, it causes foul smells. 

  • If not maintained, dishwashers end up washing contents in dirty food particles leftover from previous washes.
     

The Numbers:

  • Avg. cost of maintenance = $155

  • Avg. repair cost = $260

  • Avg. replacement cost = $70

Experts recommend:

  • Maintain 4x per year (every 3 mo.) 

  • If run dishwasher more than once every 2 days, need to maintain more frequently 
     

Upkeep Benefits:

  • Cleaner dishes

  • Avoid gross smells

  • Fewer repairs

  • Lower energy bills

  • Longer lasting dishwasher