Energy-Saving Tips for Your Home During Warm Weather

Energy-Saving Tips for Your Home During Warm   Weather Turn your thermostat up. During warm weather, set your thermostat as high as possible, given health and comfort considerations and drink plenty of fluids. Turn thermostats to 78 degrees when at home; 85 degrees when away. Use fans to … [Read more...]

Prevent a fire in your home.

Dryer Vent Cleaning How Often: Every year. When: A sunny day. The purpose is to get rid of lint buildup. If your dryer is not on an exterior wall, it's likely that the vent leading outside is clogged up. If you ignore it, the result could be a disastrous fire. "Once the vent gets … [Read more...]

What causes the moisture in between my double pane glass?

What causes the moisture in between my double pane glass? Over time natural elements such as the sun, heat, cold, rain, humidity and unnatural elements such as an applied tint film on the inside, oil or chemicals can cause water to break through the seal of an insulated unit (also called double … [Read more...]

Why Does My Kitchen Faucet Drip?

A leaky faucet is more than just a nuisance; it can be a real financial drain and a waste of precious water resources. While it might not seem like much water is being wasted, each drip adds up over time. In fact, according to the United States Geological Survey, a single leaky faucet dripping once … [Read more...]

Have you ever turned your heat on full blast only to feel like your house STILL isn’t warming up? What would cause that?

Most homes lose 20 percent of their heat through leaks and poorly sealed connections in heating ductwork. You can easily seal exposed ducts in your attic, basement, crawlspace, and garage with duct sealant. Taking the time to seal your ducts can pay off big-time in the long run. Also, you may … [Read more...]