Ceiling fans offer an affordable way to keep your rooms cooler in the heat of summer, and you can also use them to keep your home warmer in the winter. The job of a ceiling fan is to help circulate air. What most people don’t realize is that fans have a few settings to not […]
Whether you just purchased your home or have lived in the same place for years, accidents happen. You cannot control when your waterline bursts, but you can prepare for problems before they happen. By taking the following steps, you can prevent these problems from causing major damage and save money on repair costs. Furnace Failures
After a long week at work, the main thing you want to do is luxuriate in a warm bath. If you plan on adding bath bombs to your relaxing ritual, you could end up with a huge headache on your hands. These fizzy, colorful additives might be a lot of fun, but repeated use can
How do you know what a good, reliable service contractor looks like? As homeowners ourselves, we know that it’s difficult to choose a good contractor when you need one. We found this great video that quickly explains the differences between a reliable contractor and an unreliable one, and want to share it with you! Watch now.
The weather is getting warmer, and soon, having a functioning air conditioner will be more important than ever. Over the winter or over time, it is possible that your air conditioner has sustained some damage. You certainly don’t want to be left without a cool home environment heading into the summer. So, what should you
The famous groundhog prognosticator Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring yesterday when he failed to see his shadow, but that doesn’t mean we should turn off our heating systems and throw open the windows just yet. While we eagerly await the spring here in Northern Virginia, we should also stay focused on keeping our homes
You may have heard news stories about people passing away in their sleep or suffering from brain and heart damage due to carbon monoxide poisoning. However, the “ Silent Killer” as it’s known by many, can be prevented if you are proactive and aware of the steps you can take to protect yourself. Something as
Spring isn’t the only time of year when allergy sufferers sniffle and sneeze. Autumn can be just as bad – and sometimes worse – depending what triggers your allergies. Close Your Windows We wait all summer for the chance to fling open our windows and enjoy the crisp fall air, but if you’re prone to
Big winter meals can be filled with joy, laughter and love. However, they can also be really stressful and hectic. Unless you are properly prepared, all kinds of things can go wrong. One thing you don’t often think about in the build up to having a big dinner is your garbage disposal. Think about it.
Your furnace is one of the most important appliances in the home. Providing you with adequate heating, they are especially vital throughout the cold, winter months. However, did you know you could be paying more than you need to? If it isn’t working efficiently enough, you will end up paying more on your heating bills than you