Winter is a wonderful time of year. In New England, then the snow covered landscape provides for some fantastic and serene images. With the weather, then there are some winter safety precautions that we all must take to properly protect our families. In the winter, then...

50 Expert Tips and Quotes on Finding, Evaluating, and Working with Professional Electricians Finding yourself in need of the services of a professional electrician is not an everyday occurrence for homeowners or business owners, so many find themselves unsure where to look to find qualified local...

Death, baseball and apple pie. All three are part of the typical American Dream. Plus, homeownership! Our homes become part of our fabric because they provide the foundation for many great memories over the years. There is a lot of discussion about the financial commitment to homeownership, but...

Laughter is the best medicine. At times, we lose sight of that fact. Fortunately, there is TV to help remind us about the lighter side of things. For most of us, we don’t mix home improvement and fun. Sure, there are a few laughs among friends when...

It’s that time of year. Yes, the Patriots are making another Championship run! Snow is on the horizon and the common cold is rearing its ugly head. After the holidays end, then cold season emerges. The cold is no joke and makes its impact around the...

New Englanders are tough. Although we may complain from time to time about the weather, we are typically prepared for Mother Nature. During the winter, homeowners know about winterization, but should also take some actions to prepare their homes and family for the wild winter weather...

The SolvIt family wishes everyone a happy and healthy holiday! We wish everyone a fun, relaxing and refreshing holiday weekend. The last few weeks of the year typically help us recharge our batteries and start the New Year with a fresh start. As we gather around...

Lights are part of the holiday season. One of the popular traditions is driving around town looking at homes with wonderful holiday decorations. Of course, lights mean one thing…electricity. And more electricity means a bump in the monthly utility costs. Therefore, find some simple ways...

Sump pumps. You never really appreciate the value of these tools until you need them…or until you wish you had invested in one. If you do not have a sump pump, you are putting your basement – as well as any valuables, furniture, exercise equipment,...

In the Northeast, ice dams are part of winter. For homeowners, ice dams are a significant risk because they can create long-term damage. Also, ice dams are a pain in the butt that can lead to major roof damage. Luckily, there are some simple ways that...