Did you know that home insulation helps cool your house during the summer? Yes, insulation is more than a one season solution to your home comfort. We all recognize the fact that insulation helps keep our homes warm in the winter, but not many of us understand...

Every new season brings about change, and for homeowners, those changes signal some weekend projects around the house. As spring transforms into summer, the temperatures and accompany energy bill is sure to rise. To help with the change in temperature (and energy bill), here are some...

Spring is the season of growth and sustainability. And Earth Day is a day to teach our children about the importance of recycling, conserving water, and how to “go green.” After all, our children are the future, so why show them how to take care...

Tax time is around the corner. Any homeowners should be eagerly looking into the tax deductions that are available to them. Why? In general, the tax code aims to help homeowners. For example, here are 10 common home related tax deductions that are not available for renters....

Every home has a heating and cooling system, but not every home has efficient heating. For example, are you tired of drafty rooms or windows and high energy costs every winter? Efficient heating means home comfort, along with reasonable energy costs. Especially in the Northeast, cold temperatures...

The holidays are over and now we get to enjoy fun part of winter, the weather. If you are not a ski bum, then the winter weather is simply cold. Fortunately, there are some simple energy saving tips that can help warm our homes. If we...

Owning a home is one of the most substantial expenses in most people’s lives. Real estate is not only expensive to purchase but also to maintain. Ordinary home maintenance costs, such as landscaping, repairing leaky faucets, repainting, and replacing carpeting or flooring add up over...

Winter is no longer coming. Winter is here and the weather proves it. In Connecticut, we get to enjoy the snow, but also deal with bitter cold. Fortunately, our homes provide shelter and comfort for our families. However, heating problems do occur throughout the winter. Does...

The holidays. That time from Halloween to New Year’s seems like a marathon of parties and festivities. The holidays are exhilarating and wonderful, but also stressful and draining time as well. The mental drain can also extend to your utility bills as well. From the Griswold-worthy...