Is your water heater leaking? Do your showers run short of hot water? How is your water pressure? Many homeowners face these common problems and more. Plus, most homeowners never think about appliances, such as water heaters, until a problem occurs! However, as the Allstate Insurance Company concluded in a report...

Many of us realize the pivotal role insulation plays in home comfort. Although winter weather comes to mind, insulation also improves home comfort during the summer as well. However, most homes simply do not contain sufficient insulation (in particular, older homes). Plus, building codes require...

One of the most influential inventions in modern heating and electricity is a heating element. For example, electric heaters, toasters, showers, dryers and more rely on heating elements. But, what is a heating element and how does a heating element work? What is a heating element? A...

During the winter, we rely on our heating system for home comfort. Yes, the cold weather makes our heating system work hard. And yes, many heating systems make some noises. In particular, homeowners hear their heat pump making noise and wonder if a potential problem...

The holiday season offers a lot of fulfillment. From busy houses with with family and friends to cramped kitchens filled with turkeys, pies and more, our sinks and drains are at risk during the holiday season. As a result, many homeowner start searching “how to...

Mother Nature remains unbeatable. Of course, this means winter is on the way and cold, chilly temperatures will follow throughout New England. Naturally, as homeowners, we worry about our home heat (or HVAC system) problems as cold temperatures rapidly approach. Fortunately, heating experts share HVAC...

What is an electrical inspection? An electrical inspection provides a comprehensive review and checkup of the electrical connections and wiring installed in a home. Additionally, electrical inspections help prevent fire damage, which cause many deaths, injuries and property damage every year. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation...

GFCI outlets protect people from severe or fatal electric shocks. A GFCI constantly monitors the current flowing through a circuit by measuring the current flowing into the circuit compared to the returning current. As a result, homeowners should know how to replace a GFCI or...

What is a smart home? A smart home offers homeowners with control over their internal home systems thru technology. For example, home automation or a smart home controls the lighting, climate and entertainment systems, along with connected appliances. Additionally, home security, which includes doorbells and alarms help...

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...