Non-permanent Ways to Cool a Room for Summer

Summer is hot. While you might look forward to the summer for the entire rest of the year, come June, you are always surprised just how uncomfortably warm summer can get. While this might not be much of a problem during the day, when you can spend hours on the beach or by the pool — or else holed up in an air-conditioned office — you might notice the heat acutely at night, when your bedroom feels stifling. Unfortunately, not everyone is allowed or prepared to make permanent changes to cool off Read more [...]

Is It Time to Replace Your HVAC?

Your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) is one of your home’s most important systems. It keeps you warm in the winter and cool in the summer, and it’s vital to your home’s air quality, as well. In some, if not most, parts of the country, a functioning HVAC system is a must for comfort and safety. However, replacing your HVAC is expensive – you can count on dropping $4,000 to $12,000 on it, depending on where you live, the size of your home, whether you need new ductwork Read more [...]

Common Damages Caused By Termites

Termites’ infestation is known to cause damages worth $5 billion in the USA every year. This figure constitutes damages to residential and commercial property. In as much as termites appear to be slow and less harmful, they can cause severe damages in houses if not dealt with. You will see mud channels build on surfaces, halls created on wood and wings shed off on house’s entry points. These are some of the signs that show your home is infested by termites. According to experts from Rove Pest Read more [...]

Being Proactive With The Maintenance Of Your Commercial Roof

Being proactive about the maintenance of your commercial roof is very important if you plan to keep this roof in good condition going forward. Someone who is taking over a large building or manages that building needs to use these tips to make the best choices for that roof over others. Plus, people who are trying to make the best choices for their roof need to have a partner who is going to do a lot of that work for them.   Inspect The Roof Your cannot climb on your roof on your Read more [...]

Questions to Ask your Pest Control Service

  Pests are not just annoying; they are also dangerous because some carry disease-causing pathogens. Some pest, like termites and ants, are known to cause structural damage that may cost you thousands of dollars in repair cost. That’s why it’s essential to eliminate them as soon as you realize their activity in your home. One great way of eliminating pests from your property is by bringing in Jackson pest control expert. Professionals have the training, experience, knowledge and resources Read more [...]

Why You Need to Stop Using R-22 in Your Air Conditioner

Why the Government is Implementing the Phase-Out for R-22 Refrigerant The government has decided to phase out the use of R-22 in air conditioning units in order to help cut down on the number of harmful gasses that get into the environment. R-22 is also well-known as Freon and is also widely used in many air conditioning units in residential homes and in business. The phase-out is expected to be completed by the year 2020. In order to implement this change, it is expected that the price for R-22 Read more [...]

4 Home Security Tips to Keep Thieves from Targeting Your Home

The feeling of walking into a ransacked home is one of the worst feelings in the world as you now feel violated in what was the comfort of your own home. Criminals are looking for an easy mark to take valuable items and sell in the second-hand market. Make it less likely that these thieves will target your home by following these simple safety precautions. Keep Your Home Well Lit The simple illusion of someone being home can keep your house from being a target. Lights also make it easier for Read more [...]

4 Secrets to a Low-Maintenance Home

One of the primary turn-offs of homeownership is the need to constantly maintain the property. Whether it’s a leak under the kitchen sink or a massive hole in the roof, it seems as if there’s always something to suck up your time and money. But it doesn’t have to be this way.   Upgrade Your Way to a Maintenance-Free Home   For an inanimate object, a house sure does require a lot of attention and daily care. Left to its own devices, it’ll deteriorate and fall apart. However, Read more [...]

5 Fiberglass Conduit Myths Debunked

There are countless myths going around about fiberglass conduit. These myths might be preventing you from enjoying all the benefits this product provides. Once you learn the truth behind the myths, you’ll understand why fiberglass conduit is such a popular product. Myth 1 – Fiberglass Conduit Isn’t Strong Enough Many people think that fiberglass conduit isn’t strong enough, but that is simply a myth. It’s true that fiberglass conduit is incredibly lightweight. In fact, it’s at least Read more [...]

Why Most Break-Ins Happen (and How to Prevent One)

A break-in could feasibly happen to anyone, but some homes are more vulnerable than others. If you study how most break-ins and burglaries happen, you’ll notice some common patterns emerge. Thieves tend to be opportunistic, targeting the homes that are easiest to access, and there are common fault points that could render any home vulnerable.   Understanding the common features of break-ins can help you arm your home against them, and keep your family, yourself, and your possessions Read more [...]