Maintenance & Repairs
 
 
 
Green Living
 

Installing a New Thermostat? Take Location Into Consideration

A new thermostat can be a great investment. Replacing an old, outdated model can trim your energy bills and help heat and cool your home more effectively, but you should take a few factors into consideration. Choosing the best ...
 
Attics
 

Save Money By Insulating Your Home

If your home was built prior to 1980, before energy awareness home building, chances are it does not have enough insulation. Updating your home to current standards can reduce your heating and cooling bills up to 50% and make y...
 
Appliances
 

Save Energy Dollars with Water Heater Insulation

Hot water can be a major expense, accounting for 10 to 15 percent of energy costs in the average home. If your hot water bills are consistently higher than they should be, an inefficient water heater could be to blame. And if a...

 
Fireplaces & Chimneys
 

Tips For Fireplace Safety and Efficiency

A fireplace is a cozy and effective way to stay warm during the winter months, and provided you use it responsibly, it can also be a safe and efficient heating option. In addition to an annual inspection, these simple tips will...
 
Fall
 

Keep Your Gas Furnace Running: 4 Maintenance Tips

The average gas furnace is built to last a long time, but exactly how long depends largely on how well maintained it is. You can significantly extend the lifespan of your heating system and reduce the likelihood of expensive fu...