mobile navigation
close buttonClose Menu
close buttonClose Menu

SCHEDULE SERVICE

scheduleSCHEDULE

Blog

Fall Plumbing Maintenance Tips

on October 20, 2017

A plumbing problem during the fall or winter months can be a true disaster to not only your home, but also to your pocketbook. If your pipes are broken or damaged, your Northern Idaho home can go without warm water until the issue is resolved. Don’t let plumbing problems cause any unneeded stress! Follow these […]

Ways to Keep Your Pet Safe During Halloween

on October 13, 2017

Halloween can be a fun event for families and their pets. However, if safety precautions aren’t taken, it can also be a hazardous time for our four-legged companions. According to Dr. Justine Lee, a veterinary emergency critical care specialist, calls increase by 12% during the week of Halloween, making it the call center’s busiest time […]

Electrical Safety Tips for Halloween Decorations

on October 6, 2017

It is that frightening time of year where ghosts and goblins start to haunt our yards – and we stock up on the some of our favorite spooky themed treats. With all the tricks and treats the Halloween season brings, we would hate for any frightening shocks ruin your holiday. Have a safe and “spooktacular” […]

Fun DIY Outdoor Lighting

on September 22, 2017

With Summer coming to an end and Fall in full swing, enjoy the cooler weather by adding some glamour to your backyard with fun lighting projects. Lights can turn your outdoor space from boring to exciting. Mainstream can help you make your outdoor space light up and be the premier spot for your family get-togethers […]

Why Duct Tape Can’t Solve Everything

Why Duct Tape Can’t Solve Everything

on July 21, 2017

A few years ago, my car overheated and I found a crack in the top of the radiator that was pouring out coolant as fast as it could.  I needed to get to the shop so I slapped some duct tape over it to try and stop the flow on my way to the mechanic.  […]

How to Handle High Summer Temperatures

on July 14, 2017

While Washington and Idaho aren’t known for searing-hot temperatures, our summers can get pretty warm (especially when you’re used to or favor the cold).  With temperatures peaking in the mid to high 90s over the next few weeks, it’s important to consider just how warm it’s going to be outside when you make plans. Air […]

How to Replace a Pool Light

on July 7, 2017

Outdoor lighting has always been about beauty, but every light doubles as a matter of safety.  While path-way lights can range from haunting and mystical to strictly utilitarian, they serve as guardians of safety in the dark.  This is true of all the lights in your yard, from porch and security lights to accent lights […]

Fix Damaged Paint to Protect Your Home

on June 23, 2017

Paint is a wonderful tool for decorating our homes.  Many people consider it to be just another decoration and, while we spend days of deliberation selecting just the right color, tend to forget that paint plays an important role in protecting our buildings (as well as our cars and other vehicles).  For example, the traditional […]

Water Heaters – Ownership Do’s and Don’ts

on June 9, 2017

Hot water is essential to daily life.  While we mostly use it for cleaning, it’s such an essential part of life that when the hot water runs out, our plans for the day screech to a halt.  When your hot water tank is on the fritz showers are uncomfortable and it takes more energy for […]

What’s the Best Fixture for Your Ceiling?

on May 12, 2017

Here’s something you may not have considered: is there a right choice when it comes to installing a new ceiling fixture?  Short answer: not always but often there are better answers than the one you first choose.  Are you looking for a fan?  Is your ceiling sloped? What’s the aesthetic of your room?  Does the […]

1 2 3 6