It’s about that time of the year. In the next few days and weeks, there are some celebrations that mark the start of the spring season. From holidays like St. Patrick’s Day to Easter Sunday and celebrations like March Madness, there are a handful of reasons...

  Home automation helps control various essentials like the use of electricity, heat and air conditioning. Why is home automation on the rise? In addition to the simplicity and convenience, it provides homeowners with extra savings: “People with home automation see home insurance savings of 20% (on average) or...

We often forget how essential water is to our everyday life. Water is the main ingredient in virtually everything we do from cooking and eating to showering and cleaning. Unless you have experienced issues, then we tend to forget that water quality matters to keep...

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...

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 New Year’s resolution is part of life. As we returned to work following our holiday rest and relaxation, the water cooler talk turns to our 2016 plans. We are asked about our resolutions. Where do we want to improve in the coming year? Well, your...

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. For those with homes that are already...

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...

Thanksgiving is one of those holidays that makes the phrase “too many cooks in the kitchen” have meaning. In all of the chaos, you may end up with issues because the wrong things get thrown down the sink resulting in a clogged drain and maybe...