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Home Maintenance Quiz

Home Maintenance Quiz

Test Your Plumbing, Electrical, and HVAC Knowledge with Our Home Maintenance Quiz

Think you know all about home maintenance? Learn if you could hold your own in a home maintenance conversation about your plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems.

1. How often should HVAC filters be changed?

30-60 days
90-120 days
twice a year

2. What temperature should you set your water heater?

100 degrees
120 degrees
140 degrees

3. How often should you replace your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors?

every 3 years
every 10 years
every 15 years

4. The higher the R-value, the higher the…

the efficiency of your HVAC system
rate of an electrical surge
thermal performance of your insulation

5. Almost all plumbing fixtures must be equipped with an

anti-syphon valve
T&P valve

6. What tool is used to unclog a toilet?

an auger
a wet/dry vac
a water hose

7. What temperature should your water be when operating the garbage disposal?


8. If your faucet is dripping, which is the most likely culprit?

the handle
the lock nut
the washer

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The key to a long-living and healthy HVAC, plumbing, and electrical system is to be proactive and conduct routine home maintenance as well as hiring a professional at least once a year to inspect your systems' performance. Our goal is to provide you with a lasting solution that fits both your budget and needs.

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