A Safer Home

Having your home broken into can be one of the worst experiences in your life. Some homeowners will say that they never felt safe in their own home after they had been broken into, and others found that they needed to move altogether to be able to feel comfortable...

Are You Leaking Money?

There are no perfect heating and cooling solutions. You will always have some loss, no matter how efficient the system is, but a forced air system that has leaky ducts can be one of the biggest energy wasters in a home. Ducts are more likely to start leaking near the...

A Hot Wall

Using the power of the sun to heat up shouldn’t be a new thing for any of us. It’s easy to see how it works just by sitting out in the sun for a little while and feel its heat, but how can you make use of this to save money when it comes to your home? Well, the...

Enjoying Birds – At A Distance

Do you love birds? Maybe you feed them and enjoy watching them from your window. While birdwatching can be a fun and relaxing way to spend your time, birds can cause a lot of issues for a homeowner. Before you start putting out those birdfeeders, consider these facts....

Getting Your Shower Running Again

When you notice that the water in your shower isn’t running down the drain as quickly as you used to, you might be facing a lot of frustration. It is not nice to take a shower only to have the dirty water pool around your ankles, but fortunately, you might be able to...

Water, Water Everywhere

No one likes waste, but sometimes when we think there is an abundance of a resource, we might not be as careful as we should with it. Take water for example. All around us, we see water, and it literally falls down from the sky at regular intervals. Freshwater that is...

Uninvited House Guests

No one likes to have bugs in their home, but there are definitely some bugs that are more harmful than others. On the top of most homeowners list of unwanted pests, you can find termites. The problem with termites isn’t just the speed at which they destroy wood, but...

Your Friend In Low Places

In many homes, having a sump pump is a necessity. It could be that they live in a low area that has a lot of water accumulation, or on a flat area where the groundwater level is fairly high. A sump pump will keep you from getting a flooded basement in these...

Sturdy Siding At Premium Cost

When you hear about aluminum siding, you might be thinking of the good old days, but in reality, aluminum siding is still a valid option. While vinyl might be more common around the country, there are certain advantages that aluminum has over vinyl that could warrant...

A Breath Of Fresh Air

Take a deep breath. How does it feel? Do you feel refreshed and is your mind clearer? That is not the case in every home. You might not notice that the quality of the air in your home is bad, but if you feel tired constantly and struggle with allergies, headaches, or...