• 4 Tips To Keep Your AC Unit Safe During Summer Lawn Care

    With summer approaching, homeowners everywhere will be pulling out their lawn mowers and weed whackers to begin the process of tidying up their lawns. Before you bust out your yard tools, however, you should know that working on your yard could have devastating effects on your air conditioner's outside condenser unit. Read on for 4 tips on how to beautify your lawn without putting your air conditioner at risk. 1. Mow With Discharge Facing Away From AC Unit [Read More]

  • Resourceful Ways To Deal With Heating System Failures

    Even the most well-insulated home can quickly cool down to an uncomfortable or even unsafe level when the heating system fails due to a power outage or repair issue. Although you hope this will not happen, being prepared for the possibility is an excellent way to ensure that your family is kept safe when frigid winter weather arrives. If the lack of heat will only be for a few hours, taking a few precautions such as keeping exterior doors closed, pulling the drapes and gathering together in one area of the home may be all that is necessary. [Read More]

  • Improve Drainage And Reduce Water Bills By Using Rain Barrels

    It never fails. Every time it rains, a small lake forms in your backyard. Though you may be tempted to ignore the problem, doing so can lead to serious issues developing such as damage to the home's foundation or problems with a septic system. One way to handle a drainage problem that could also reduce your water bill is to use rain barrels to capture some of the water that falls in your yard. [Read More]

  • 2 Ways To Fend Off Washing Machine Damage

    When you are in the middle of your Saturday morning chores, nothing is more frustrating than a washing machine that calls it quits. To finish your laundry, you might find yourself hefting baskets of dirty clothes to your local laundromat or spending all evening at your in-law's house. However, you don't have to let a broken appliance ruin your weekend. Here are two ways to fend off washing machine damage: [Read More]