Fall is the Perfect Time to Seal Air Leaks Are you having trouble keeping your house cool in the summer and warm in the winter? Or do you feel like your heating and cooling bills are more expensive than they should be? If so, you might have air leaks in your house. These are especially CONTINUE READING »
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When your outdoor plumbing has a blockage, it can get serious quickly. Indoor plumbing blockages are easier to catch before they cause any real damage. Outdoor plumbing is a little different.
Who wants an easy way to fix their central HVAC unit? Those that rhetorically raised their hands are not alone! It’s time to use simple solutions for common HVAC problems.
Low water pressure is a common annoyance in homes, but it is also relatively easy to fix. First, you must figure out if the problem is local to one faucet or if the problem is throughout your home
With the onset of winter, homeowners will turn up their thermostats to keep warm. But with increased usage comes higher electric bills all season long.
One of the last things anybody ever wants is to have a plumbing issue. It can throw off the whole flow of the home and cause a lot of aggravation. The following tips will keep this from happening
Black Friday can be viewed as a perfect opportunity to make a dent in your Christmas shopping, but it can also be a way for you to improve your home’s HVAC system.
A water leak should be taken care of immediately if you want to save money on your water bill and save on resources. Leaks from pipes, plumbing, and fittings account for a large amount of water.
How Can A Small Leak Lead to A Burst Pipe? Whether it’s a small little leak or a big gushing leak, a water leak is just a water leak, right? Well, the answer to that question is not necessarily. Small leaks are often easier to fix, and can also signal that there is a bigger CONTINUE READING »
Why Can’t Your AC Keep You Cool? Here’s a situation you may find yourself in if you have a home air conditioning system – most homeowners certainly have. You paid your bills, all the windows are closed, the AC is running – but for some reason, the house just won’t stay cool. More often than CONTINUE READING »
Don’t Forget About Your Outdoor Fixture Maintenance Summertime is packed with wonderful things like sunshine, baseball games, and evenings spent fishing on the lake. Summer is also full of tumultuous things like droughts and floods, bug infestations, and extreme heat. While you’re busy enjoying the summer sunshine, maintaining your yard, and fighting off a locust CONTINUE READING »
Celebrate Your Trees & Landscaping this May We all know that low-quality, polluted air can make you sick. Allergens and airborne particles get inside your lungs and cause irritation and damage. But did you know that breathing in clean air is better for you not just because it lacks pollutants, but because it actively improves CONTINUE READING »
Do You Know What’s Living Inside Your Water Heater? Because our water heater tanks are usually kept hidden away in a utility closet, it’s easy to fall prey to the old “out of sight, out of mind” mentality. When we forget about and neglect our annual water heater maintenance, though, our water heaters can suffer CONTINUE READING »
Make Indoor Air Part of Your Spring Cleaning Believe it or not, spring cleaning has been around for centuries in some parts of the world, though not all cultures call it that. In Iran, for example, the cleaning is considered part of the preparations for Nowruz, the Persian new year. In western culture, spring cleaning CONTINUE READING »
We Know You Flush Your Toilet, Now What? Yes, it can sometimes be easy to forget. But did you know that your toilet is not the ONLY one that needs flushing? Draining and flushing your hot water heater is a very important task that gets overlooked. Trust us, this is not a sales pitch. But CONTINUE READING »
Fight The Presidents Day Heat in Your Home! February in Minnesota is anything but hot. However, if you are planning to host friends and family at your house this holiday weekend, you may find that it's a little warmer than you anticipated. The more people in your house, the more body heat is radiating into CONTINUE READING »
5 Common Bad Toilet Habits You May Not Realize You’re Guilty Of Have you ever believed something was true, for no reason other than the fact that someone said it once and you have just always believed it? We all have. We believe things about dieting, world events, even our neighbors and colleagues. One area CONTINUE READING »