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Home Maintenance Made Easy

Melcom Homes' Go-To Video Hub for DIY Solutions

Reducing Condensation

In this video, we tackle a common problem that homeowners face: condensation in newly built homes. Join us as we guide you through five simple steps to reduce condensation and create a cosy, dry living space. From proper ventilation and insulation to air circulation, dehumidification, and window treatments, we cover it all. Say goodbye to condensation and hello to a comfortable home.

Quartz Countertops

In this video, we tackle a common problem that homeowners face: condensation in newly built homes. Join us as we guide you through five simple steps to reduce condensation and create a cosy, dry living space. From proper ventilation and insulation to air circulation, dehumidification, and window treatments, we cover it all. Say goodbye to condensation and hello to a comfortable home.

Hardwood Flooring

Discover essential tips for maintaining and caring for your brand-new Melcom Home's hardwood flooring in this informative video. Learn how to keep your floors looking stunning for years to come through regular cleaning, spill cleanup, furniture protection, and maintaining proper humidity levels. With expert advice and simple steps, you can ensure the longevity and beauty of your hardwood floors.

Electrical Maintenance 

From simple tasks like changing a light bulb to essential safety measures during power outages, viewers will learn crucial tips to keep their home's electrical system in top shape. Topics covered include testing GFIs and AFCIs, understanding their importance, and providing guidance on what to do during a power outage.  Stay informed and prepared with this comprehensive guide to electrical maintenance in your new home

Furnace Maintenance

The video presents five simple steps to effectively maintain a furnace. These steps include checking and replacing air filters, cleaning vents and registers, clearing the area around the furnace, scheduling professional maintenance, and testing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. This video highlights the benefits of each step, such as improved efficiency, energy savings, fire hazard reduction, and family safety.

Loss of Heat

In this informative video, learn how to troubleshoot common furnace faults and perform simple checks to ensure your furnace is working properly. We provide tep-by-step instructions on checking the furnace switch, thermostat settings, air filter, and pilot light, offering practical tips to resolve issues before contacting a professional.

Loss of Hot Water

The video presents five simple steps to effectively maintain a furnace. These steps include checking and replacing air filters, cleaning vents and registers, clearing the area around the furnace, scheduling professional maintenance, and testing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. This video highlights the benefits of each step, such as improved efficiency, energy savings, fire hazard reduction, and family safety.

Heat Recovery Ventilator

Do you want to learn how to Operate and Maintain your HRV? This video highlights the importance of annual cleaning for the recovery core of a Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV). The recovery core plays a crucial role in maximizing energy efficiency by transferring heat and moisture between air streams.

Managing Humidity

The video provides a comprehensive guide for new homeowners on managing humidity in their newly built homes. It emphasizes the importance of understanding and controlling humidity levels to ensure the longevity of the home and maintain a comfortable living environment.

Main Water Line

The video emphasizes the significance of shutting off the main water line and provides guidance on locating the water shut-off valve. It highlights the importance of draining the system to prevent potential damage, particularly during colder months. 

Smoke & CO Detectors

Learn the essential steps to maintain your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in Alberta. Join us as we dive into the key practices for keeping yourself and your loved ones safe. From checking batteries and replacing expired units to testing functionality and keeping detectors clean, these simple steps can make a world of difference. Don't overlook the importance of maintaining your life-saving devices.

Summer Exterior Maintenance

In this video, we'll share essential tips to maintain your home's exterior and tackle those pesky driveway cracks. Join us as we guide you through the process step by step. Learn how to inspect your driveway, clean the cracks, and use crack filler effectively.

Winterizing Exterior Water Line

In this informative video, learn how to winterize your exterior water lines and protect them from freezing. This video shares essential tips, including shutting off the main water supply, draining garden hoses, insulating outdoor faucets, winterizing irrigation systems, and insulating exposed interior pipes. Take proactive measures to avoid costly repairs.

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