Do I Need a Heat Pump or an Air Conditioner?

You are probably aware that some people choose to use heat pumps instead of furnaces to heat their homes. But, did you know that people can also use heat pumps to cool their homes instead of having an air conditioning system? There are pros and cons for both heat pumps and air conditioners, and the debate over which system to use rages on.   How Do Heat Pumps Work?   In climates that don’t have extreme temperatures shifts, heat pumps are an energy-efficient alternative for homeowners Read more [...]

Safety Reminders for Home Improvement Projects

“Safety shmafety” says the one-eyed home improvement expert. Who also has a wooden leg. And is missing three fingers. Yes, home improvement is fun, and yes it can be done both professionally and independently, but especially if you’re doing it on your own, you must keep your safety in mind! How many accident reports do you need to read before the light bulb comes on and you think ‘hey, I sure don’t want to end up on that list …’ And it doesn’t really matter what type of project you’re Read more [...]

Professional and Personal Benefits of Social Interaction In Home Improvement Industries

There are a tremendous number of benefits that come from social interaction over digital realms these days, and that includes the home improvement industry. And in this case, ‘industry’ doesn’t necessarily mean that you belong to a big corporation. You may, in fact, just by a hobbyist. However, when you do home improvement projects on a personal level, you’re still going to be working within the industry, technically. So all things considered, regardless of the size of your involvement in Read more [...]

Add Curb Appeal for Your Clinic

When it comes to the field of medicine, the majority of new patients come from targeted marketing campaigns and word of mouth. There is definitely something to be said, however, about the business that can be gleaned from people passing by - especially if you're located on a street with a good amount of traffic. Whether you are looking to bring in traffic for your dental veneer practice, chiropractic office, or other medical establishment, the exterior of your facility can play a large role. Here Read more [...]

5 Ways to Maximize Your Curb Appeal for Potential Tenants

Many homeowners are aware of the need to increase their home’s curb appeal before putting it on the market to sell. What few owners realize is that, in order to attract high-quality renters who will place value in the home, it needs to have curb appeal for the tenant. Many recommend standing across the street from your home and looking at it from all angles to figure out what you have to work with. Making your home beautiful can generate higher revenue from the home as well as create renters Read more [...]

Renovating Your Home? Questions to Ask Your Flooring Store

Home renovations are becoming increasingly popular as the housing market still hasn’t recovered since it took a hit in the last decade. Instead of moving into bigger homes, more homeowners are simply renovating their current homes, sometimes adding rooms and other times just giving it a whole new appeal. If you are currently renovating your home from the ground up, you will almost certainly be installing new flooring. Photo from freedigitalphotos.net Before beginning your project, there are Read more [...]