What exactly makes a split system different than the regular system you have in your home right now? The ductless system is a standalone wall mounted system that doesn’t require any hook up using ductwork. These systems are more efficient and held to a higher standard than the standard home HVAC unit. Ductless systems are […]
Help! My Pipes are Frozen!
The snow and cold are on their way. Plumbing can be a bit more problematic in the wintertime – especially with the danger of frozen pipes. No one wants to have to deal with frozen pipes that might explode, causing damage and costing you money. With this being said, let’s talk about how pipes become […]
Bathroom Remodel Ideas for Aging in Place
Each year, millions of seniors in America are faced with some tough decisions when it comes to deciding between moving into an assisted living facility or living in their own home as they age. It’s no surprise that a vast majority prefer to stay in their homes, but safety and comfort are among the top […]
To Finance or Not to Finance: That is the Question!
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. If you’re on the fence about the upgrading, consider the following: Are inefficiencies in your home costing you money? Maybe it’s leaky pipes or the sealing on your windows […]
Garbage Disposal Do’s and Don’ts
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. Proper can keep them running up to ten years […]
Do I need a home humidifier?
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. A humidifier’s main purpose is already stated in its name. It is to increase the moisture content within […]
Three Home Heating Mistakes to Avoid
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. One thing nobody looks forward to, however, […]
8 Natural Methods to Get Rid of Ants
Ants are quick to venture indoors in search of 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 more ant invasions over the summer. Baits, traps, and pesticides are common methods used to control these invasions and can be […]
4 Ways to Prevent Dirty Ducts
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 […]
Steer Clear of Bed Bugs While Traveling!
A hotel room infested with bed bugs can be a vacationing family’s worst nightmare. These blood-scuking parasites are nocturnal, quick-moving and difficult to kill. Bed bugs also have the ability to compress themselves to the size of less than the width of a dime. Did we mention that they reproduce rapidly and can go up […]