Did you know that home automation helps homeowners save around $1,300 per year? How? Home automation helps control everyday essentials, such as the HVAC system, lights and security. As a result, smart home devices continue increasing in popularity. Plus, smart home devices provide convenience by allowing...

What is a programmable thermostat? First, what is a thermostat. “A thermostat is a component which senses the temperature of a physical system and performs actions so that the system's temperature is maintained near a desired setpoint.” A thermostat simply measures and controls the temperature within your home...

Every homeowner understands issues occur. For some home-related issues, such as a clogged toilet, DIY options exist. However, for other issues, such as electrical problems, generally professional technicians need to address issues. Why do electrical problems require more professional assistance? The simple answer is danger. After...

Did you know that clogged dryer vents cause roughly 80% of dryer-related fires? In fact, the U.S. Fire Administration reports nearly 3,000 home fires are due to dryers. Home electrical mishaps can happen at any time. However, during the summer, as we wash and dry...

It’s summertime and everyone wants the living to be easy! The dog days of August means lots of family vacations. But, August also means plenty of hot and humid days. For homeowners looking to balance family fun with responsible spending, vacation time can be difficult...

Every spring and summer, many homeowners rely on a critical appliance for their home comfort. Yes, many people rely on air conditioning for home cooling. However, what happens if an AC issue occurs? Do you know how air conditioners work? Understanding basic home maintenance, which includes...

Few things are worse than a broken air conditioner. Especially as we near the dog days of summer, a home without proper cooling makes hot and humid days much worse. What do you do if you have AC issues? First and foremost, every homeowner should develop...

We enjoy the summer. In particular, homeowners enjoy spending time with their friends and families in their yards and showing off their homes during the summer. However, small problems still occur during the summer. Plus, between extra guests and standard summer food, plumbing systems endure...

Electrical contractors remain in high demand because electricity is powerful. Although many home projects require professional technicians from time to time, electrical work requires extra attention. Why? Improper electrical work presents potential fire damage and real danger to you and your family. As a result, homeowners must...

What is a whole home surge protector? Whole home surge protectors help prevent electrical shocks from damaging electrical devices and appliances in your home. From TVs to cell phone chargers, our homes contain hundreds of devices. For example, even our kitchen appliances, such as many stoves and...