You are here

Home Tips

Search by Title
  • Holiday Safety Tips

    12/20/2016 11:01 AM

    Whether you're hosting the festivities or attending a gathering, there are steps you can take to make the celebration as safe as possible.

  • Preventing Frozen Pipes During Cold Weather

    12/16/2016 10:03 AM

    Many hazards accompany below-freezing temperatures, including risk of hypothermia if you're outside for too long, damage to sensitive landscape plants, over-working your heating system, and frozen pipes.

  • Winter Weather - Is Your Home Ready?

    12/9/2016 5:52 PM

    There's no denying it - winter temperatures have arrived.

  • It’s Almost Winter – Do I Leave the Screens in my Windows?

    12/5/2016 2:12 PM

    To the dismay of many, cold weather has put an end to opening our windows to let in a fresh breeze. As homeowners prepare their homes for the winter season, you may wonder if you should remove your window screens. For most, it’s simply a matter of preference whether you remove the screens from your windows or leave them in all winter. But if you do decide to remove them, there are a few benefits. It’s a good habit to take your screens out in the late fall and replace them in early spring, using this opportunity to give the windowsills and exterior of your windows a good cleaning. Visually inspect your screens for any signs of wear or damage and perform needed repairs. Store your screens in your basement or garage, preferably away from high traffic areas that could cause damage to them. Before you replace your screens in the springtime, give them a good hosing down and scrubbing before replacing them.  

  • holiday house

    Holiday Decorating: Keep it Safe

    12/2/2016 9:44 AM

    Now that Thanksgiving is over, many consumers turn their attention towards the December holidays.

  • Window Replacement Tax Credit

    11/22/2016 3:59 PM

    Homeowners want windows and doors that not only protect their home from the elements, but that save money in the form of energy efficiency. The easiest way to ensure you're getting the most energy efficient windows and doors is to look for the ENERGY STAR label.

  • Bay

    Bay Windows

    11/14/2016 10:45 AM

    While a basic double hung window certainly has its place in a home, nothing makes a statement quite like a bay window. They make a big impact from the street, increasing your home's curb appeal. Inside, they bring additional natural light into your home and become the focal point of the room.

  • Dealing with Drafty Doors

    11/4/2016 3:27 PM

    Nothing decreases the energy efficiency of your home more than drafts.

  • Save Energy This Fall

    11/2/2016 1:21 PM

    While Mother Nature is trying to hang on with a few 70 degree days here and there, fall is definitely upon us.

  • gutters house

    Water Damage: 4 Gutter Problems and How to Fix Them

    10/14/2016 1:24 PM

    Four common gutter problems, the issues they can cause, and how to fix them.