What is Radiant Heating?

You might not want to think about this right now, but the time is approaching when you will once again need to turn on the heat in your home. One of the most common methods of heating homes in the US is forced air heating, where hot air is blown out of...

Mudjacking – What is that?

If you have areas around your home where there are cement surfaces, you have probably noticed how these eventually get damaged by the shifting of the underlying ground. This will lead to your walkways looking bad and pose a danger for those walking on...

Adding a Deck to Your Home

As fall approaches, sitting on your back porch in the cooler weather becomes much more appealing. But what if you don’t have a porch? Have you thought about building one? There are millions of decks built or replaced each year, but many of them are not...

Venting Your Dryer The Right Way

Having your own washer and dryer in your home is a great convenience, but improperly installed, they could actually do damage to your home. Of course, most would consider the washer a greater risk, but when it comes to how the dryer exhaust is set up,...

Air Duct Cleaning

With a central air conditioning system, your air is transported throughout your home through a series of ducts. Over time there will be a buildup of dust and debris inside of these ducts, and in most cases, these will not be easily accessible for the...

Is Remodeling a Wise Investment?

Do you think that remodeling your home is a wise investment? Many homeowners think so, but looking at statistics, homes that have been remodeled before a sale are estimated to only recoup between 50 and 80% of the money spent on a remodel. There has been a...

Bird Problems

There are many homeowners that enjoy having birds chirping in the morning when they wake up, and it’s not uncommon for homes to have bird-feeders to attract them. However, as with all wildlife, when they enter our living spaces, birds can become pests....

Electrical Appliances

If you bought your home, you might assume that everything is in order with the appliances, but it could very well be that there is a need to make changes for them to work efficiently. Proper ventilation is very important for appliances to work as intended....

Window Moisture

You might notice that some of the double pane windows in your home seem foggy or misty. Usually this will be due to the failure of the silica desiccant that keeps moisture from entering the window. When this seal fails, the only solutions are to either...

Fixing Old Windows

Living in an older home, your windows might not be in the greatest shape anymore, but with a little bit of work, they can be brought back to working order in no time. One of the most common problems with old windows is that they don’t shut out the elements...