Category Archives: Home Care Tips

Tips to Minimize Your Heating Bill This Winter

Colder temperatures are arriving nationwide, and if your home isn’t prepared heating costs could really shoot through the roof. This checklist will help you minimize heating costs and enjoy a warmer, cozier home this Winter. Check weatherstripping around doors and windows Weatherstripping is made of rubber, and like all rubber materials it eventually becomes brittle

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Preparing Your Home for Colder Temps

Fall brings cooler temperatures and it’s a great time to prepare your home for the colder months ahead. There are many things you can do around your home in the Fall to ensure an easier Winter. It’s best to take advantage of the moderate weather to finish all of the maintenance around your home before

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Benefits of Composite and Vinyl Decks

If you are considering an upgrade or installation of a new deck, it is important to become aware of the factors involved as it relates to improving your home’s décor and increasing the value of your property. Composite and vinyl decks are more costly in comparison to wood decks. However, most think they are worth the additional

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Choosing the Right Replacement Windows for Your Home

Have your windows been in better condition than they are today? Is it time for window replacement to help improve energy costs? High performance double pane replacement windows can reduce your utility bills significantly. It can also add curb appeal and value to your home. However, choosing the appropriate windows can be quite confusing, overwhelming

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The Beauty of Vinyl Siding

Siding plays an important role in the aesthetics and function of modern-day homes. While there are several different types of siding available, one of the most popular is vinyl – and for good reason: it’s been around for over half a century, offering the perfect combination of strength, versatility and style. To learn more about

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Winter Home Improvements to Save You Money

   Install a Smart Thermostat   It can be a shock when you get that first utility billing for the colder months. To save energy, install a smart thermostat that allows you to automatically set the thermostat for different times of the day. By having the heat programmed this will allow you to optimize you

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Spring Home Improvement Checklist

As the weather gets warmer it is time to make your spring home improvement checklist of things that need to be done.   This winter was particularly tough on a home’s exterior, so you should take a walk around the exterior of your home on a nice spring day, and look to see if there

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3 Ways to Avoid Winter Home Repair Surprises

Windows & Doors Sometimes we feel cold air or drafts or maybe the curtains move occasionally when strong winter winds blow.  Several things should be done like making sure the windows are caulked properly, the window trim is properly secured & that the storm windows are in good working order.  The weather stripping on all

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