There's no doubt about it: emergency home repairs, major home upgrades and remodels can be intimidating, starting with what's necessary and how to pay for it.
You know the thing in your sink that makes an angry sound and scares the family pet as it gets rid of the rest of your unwanted food or waste? Well, your garbage disposal needs proper but minimal maintenance to keep them working at maximum efficiency.
As it gets colder, you may attribute your scratchy throat, dry skin, or swollen nasal passages to the changing of the weather.... but many people can avoid these winter nuisances with a little help! Enter the humidifier.
It's been awhile since most homeowners in the Stateline have thought about turning up the thermostat, but as we all know, those days will soon be upon here. Many of us look forward to enjoying the comforts of a warm, cozy home when the blustery fall weather returns.
Ants are quick to venture indoors in the search for food when their own resources are scarce. Depending on where you live and the type of home you own, you may have experienced one or several ant invasions over the summer.
If you suffer from allergies or asthma, your dirty ductwork could be contributing to the problem. Most of us rarely, if ever, think about the quality of air that’s coming out of our vents. But when considering the constant buildup of dust, pet dander and other airborne pollutants that exist inside of a home and HVAC unit, it’s easy to see how ductwork can become so polluted over time.
Although we may not think of it often, indoor air quality is something that affects all of us every day! The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ranks poor indoor air quality as a top five environmental risk to public health, which inspired this blog.
Each summer, many homeowners experience a big jump in their water bill. Warmer temperatures, lawn maintenance and outdoor summer activities all contribute to the increase in water consumption. With the increased need for water, the typical American household uses two to four times more water during the summer season than it will during the remaining nine months of the year!
Does it seem like your HVAC unit is constantly running to maintain a comfortable temperature in your home? Has your energy bill been steadily creeping up during the summer months? It’s possible that your home could be experiencing ‘heat gain.’