There are some spots in your home you should be familiar with for safety and maintenance reasons. If your plumbing goes awry, for example, you'll want to know where the water shutoffs are located. The Art of Manliness details seven spots in your home you should know about. Photo by Kat Sniffen.
The post is aimed at homeowners, but really, you should know where this stuff is whether you rent or own your home. You'll probably deal with them much more as an owner, but you want to be familiar with your dwelling either way. Here are the items they suggest familiarising yourself with:
- Electrical panel
- Water shutoffs
- Gas meter and shut-offs
- Attic access
- Sewer access
- Hot water temperature gauge
- Property line
In the full post, they detail why each item is important, where to find them and what else you should know about them. You'll definitely want to check it out at the link below.
7 Things Every Homeowner Should Know the Location Of [The Art of Manliness]