After months and months of unrelenting snow and winter storms, there is finally some good news in terms of the weather. The upcoming hurricane season will be an especially mild one, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Climate Prediction Center (NOAA) reports. “The coming Atlantic hurricane season probably will have fewer storms than normal for … Read moreHurricane Season Will Be Mild This Year, NOAA Predicts
The programmable thermostat is one of the smallest heating and air conditioning parts — but its significance can’t be overstated. Your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) thermostat is incredibly powerful for its small size. In fact, simply installing a programmable thermostat can help you save an amazing $180 on your HVAC bills every year! … Read moreThe Truth Behind the Three Biggest Myths Surrounding Your Home’s Thermostat
If you’re getting custom made cabinets for your kitchen, they might as well be the best custom cabinets so you can enjoy them for years to come. But how, exactly, can you know you’re truly getting the best custom cabinets? Here are five things you absolutely shouldn’t compromise on, even if you’re trying to be … Read more5 Things You Shouldn’t Compromise on When Picking Your Custom Cabinetry
Many homeowners don’t put much thought into their windows and doors until a problem has occurred. Unless a door or window has been significantly damaged, homeowners will often miss the signs that they need to replace these parts of the home. You may not want to admit that you need new doors for your home, … Read moreAre You Putting Your Home at Risk? Here Are Three Warning Signs That It’s Time to Get New Residential Doors
Did you know that window blinds and shutters are popular ways to treat your windows, maintain privacy, and decrease your home’s energy footprint? But you don’t have to only opt for the basic blinds that you can buy online. There are other options to decorate your home’s windows in style and help put money back … Read moreWindow Treatments It’s Easy If You Do It Smart!
Last month, the local electric company made up for its having to estimate costs all winter, and jacked everyone’s bill on Long Island up three times. Those of us living on a shoestring budget took a huge hit, and started thinking about ways to save money on utilities. Below are a few tips on reducing … Read moreRead The Meter And (Don’t) Weep How To Save Money on Utilities
When you need repairs to your HVAC, it is very important that you get them done as soon as possible. You might be tempted to wait and repair your air conditioner when you need it. But if you wait until hot weather for AC and heating unit repair, you might find that you have to … Read moreThree Hard-to-Ignore Reasons Why It’s Time to Upgrade Your HVAC System
Home buyers want all kinds of things: granite counter tops, wood floors, plush carpet, a great location. As a home owner who is trying to sell, the messages can get mixed and overwhelming. When all else fails, go back to the data. Here are the hard and fast numbers about what prospective home buyers are … Read moreYou’ll Never Guess what Prospective Home Buyers are Looking For
Well water filtration systems were originally designed as water purification devices for houses that used hard water from wells, but have since become vital parts of saving the environment. Here’s how. Water Filtration Systems Directly Reduce the Amount of Pollution in the World. Did you know that only one in five water bottles are recycled? … Read moreHow Can Water Filtration Systems Help the Environment?
In any big space, it’s important to have fire suppression systems–whether those take the form of sprinklers, fire extinguishers, or even just water. Unfortunately, it seems that these measures are often skimped on. Between 2006 and 2010, it was reported that fire sprinklers only existed in 6% of reported home fires. Knowing how to service … Read moreKnowing the Danger of Not Installing Fire Suppression Systems