Winter brings snow and holidays, but it also brings increased heating bills. If you’re like most homeowners, you’re anticipating winter utility bills just as much as summer cooling costs, especially if you live in colder climates or in an older, less energy efficient home. While we can’t do anything to stop the cold, we… Continue Reading.
Would you be surprised to learn that around 50,000 people visit the emergency room every year for symptoms of CO poisoning. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), at least 430 more die every year due to accidental CO poisoning. These incidents are largely preventable, making heating safety a critical topic for every homeowner…. Continue Reading.
Your home’s thermostat may seem like a small, almost insignificant device, but nothing could be further from the truth. The thermostat is the control center of your HVAC system, helping you maintain a comfortable indoor temperature in summer and winter. If it doesn’t work, your entire system doesn’t work, but it also impacts your energy… Continue Reading.
No one enjoys dealing with plumbing problems. They are inconvenient and annoying, but they are also a normal part of home ownership. The key to minimizing the cost, and inconvenience, is to pay attention to small problems so that they don’t turn into larger, more expensive issues. But not every sign of plumbing trouble is… Continue Reading.
The hot summer temperatures are fine if you’re on the lake or at the pool, but not when you’re relaxing at home. While you can always crank up the air and try to cool things off, that can be costly. It also doesn’t always work. If your home seems too hot, no matter how much… Continue Reading.