House Headaches 21st Century Homeowners Face


Your home will be one of the most important things that you will ever own. After all, it provides a place for your family to live in comfort and safety. Not only that, but it also provides you with a secure space in which to store all of your personal belongings and valuables. So, there’s no wonder that any issues with a property can immediately stress out a homeowner. As well as posing a threat to the property itself, they could also be a risk or hazard to the wellbeing of your family. So, it’s important to try to iron out any home issues as soon as they arise.

Here are some of the most common issues that cause homeowners headaches and what you can do about them.

Issues With Heating And AC

There are lots of systems that we rely on in our homes. You should rarely experience any issues with them, but the one that can be problematic more than the rest is the one for heating and AC. Thankfully, if you get your boiler and AC system serviced at least once every two years, then you should be able to notice any potential issues before they become too problematic. If you do ever experience an unexplained fault, there are plenty of residential ac repair companies who will be able to come to your rescue. It’s also worth remembering that you should replace your boiler every ten years.

Internet Problems

Almost every home is now connected to the internet, and I’m sure that most homes will have experienced one of a variety of problems associated with broadband! For instance, you might find that your connection slows right down at times, or it may drop out completely. Thankfully, there is one common solution for any internet issue – you just need to restart the router to see if that helps. If it doesn’t, then a factory restart might help you out. If that still doesn’t improve your connection, you will need to call your provider so they can send someone out to take a look at your wiring.

Vermin And Pests

Many people think that vermin and other household pests are only attracted to dirty homes. That isn’t the case, though, and there is a chance that you might spot a small critter in your home even if it is spick and span. If you do ever suffer with an infestation, you can always call out your nearest pest control company to help you out.


Quite a few homeowners have no plumbing skills at all and, because of this, really worry about ever finding a leak in their home. After all, a leak that is left for even just a short period of time still has the potential to cause water damage. Most leaks are just caused by loose pipes, though. These can be easily fixed by tightening the pipe with a wrench – something anyone can do even if they have no plumbing experience! If that doesn’t help, call your nearest plumber.

Let’s hope you never have one of these headaches!


Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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