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  • Three Uses For Ductless AC Systems In Your Home Renovation Projects

    If you are doing home renovations, sometimes adding AC can be challenging. If you want to add AC to more areas of your home, this can often mean that you have to upgrade an existing system and do expensive remodeling. Ductless AC systems can be a great solution to add more air conditioning to your home. Here are some different ways that you can use ductless AC in your home renovation projects:     [Read More]

  • Preparing Your Furnace For Winter

    Routine maintenance is important in keeping your furnace running efficiently and effectively during the cooler months. The best time to do maintenance on your furnace is during the spring or summer when it is not in use, so you have time to make any repairs you may find while cleaning. Here are some steps to follow when preparing your furnace for the next cold snap. Replace Filters Replace the air filter in your furnace before you turn it on in the fall or winter. [Read More]

  • How To Keep Your Log Home Looking New

    A log cabin can be a great way to showcase your unique style. Whether in the mountains or the suburbs, log homes have a warm and cozy feel that many love. As with any other building material, homes made of logs require regular maintenance to continue looking their best.  Maintenance While log homes are comparable to homes built with other materials in energy usage and other aspects, they do come with their own set of concerns. [Read More]

  • How To Remove Old Baseboard Molding

    Installing new baseboard molding is a smart interior home remodel. It is a great remodel because baseboards can get dinged up over the years and show signs of their age. By installing new baseboard around the floor of your home you will be making your wall and your floors look much nicer and newer. It is a great remodel because it can add value to your home without costing a ton of money. [Read More]

  • Why Vinyl Is Such A Great Window Replacement Product

    Replacing the windows in your home is a great way to increase the value of your property, add some style to your home, and make it more functional. New windows will also help you run a more energy efficient household buy reducing solar absorption and increasing insulation. However, not all window replacement products are the same. Some products are more expensive, yet less practical to maintain. At the same time, some products are very affordable, but they offer very little insulation or protection from the elements. [Read More]

  • New Homeowner? Keep An Eye Out For These Common Plumbing Issues

    Owning a home comes with a long list of rewards, but also a list of responsibilities that can feel nearly as extensive. Among the areas that you shouldn't overlook is the plumbing in your home. Dealing with a seemingly small problem early on can save you significant money and time in the long run, as untreated plumbing issues only get worse when you fail to address them. Whether you're a new homeowner or are simply someone who's keen on taking a more proactive approach with your home's plumbing, here are three common issues that you shouldn't ignore. [Read More]

  • 3 Signs That Your Garage Door Might Need A New Spring

    For something so handy, garage doors are actually relatively simple. They only have a few simple parts, so it's important for all of these parts to work properly if you want to get the most out of your garage door. Unfortunately, garage door springs can become damaged over time, or they can be damaged if you hit the garage door with your vehicle. If you notice this problem, however, you can generally have it fixed rather quickly and affordably. [Read More]

  • Prepare For Whole Home Window Replacement With These Tips

    Restoring the exterior of your home can help add a substantial boost to its value, but the number of projects involved can be overwhelming. One project that is nearly a guarantee for a good investment is replacing the windows, since the energy savings could lead to cutting your energy bills $1000 a year or more. If you've decided to hire professionals to replace the windows in your home, you can make the job easier by using the following tips. [Read More]

  • Intensive Maintenance For Air Conditioning Air Quality

    Many people stick to changing the filter and dusting off the outside of their air conditioning unit for normal upkeep. Whether you're using a window-mounted unit, wall units or a central air system, the basic cleaning just isn't enough. If you've noticed weak airflow or strange smells when your air conditioning is operating, consider the following troubleshooting techniques that could make your life a lot easier. Avoiding Filter Damage When you inspect the air conditioner filter, one of the first areas of concerns is the dust on the screen. [Read More]

  • Bark: The One Mulch To Rule Them All

    The season for spring planting has finally arrived, and and proper mulching is both attractive and functional. With so many different types of mulch and ground cover to choose from, deciding on the one to best meet your needs can be a daunting task. However, it does not have to be this way. Here are a few of the benefits of using bark mulch. Bark is Eco-Friendly It is easy to think of recycling when it comes to products like paper, glass, and plastic, but what about the original materials used in these industries? [Read More]