Spring is in the air. Yes, after an extended few weeks of mild temperatures, spring is here and the weather is starting to get hot. In New England, our hot, hazy and humid temperatures can wreak havoc on our AC systems and electric bills. To...

There are some common plumbing problems that all homeowners experience. For example: What happens in your house when the faucet starts leaking or the toilet starts running? How about when the kitchen sink clogs or pipe drips? For many people, common household issues mean calls to...

We all want to believe that we know it all. But, sometimes we need some help. Especially when it comes to our homes. Not all of us our home improvements experts. There are many minor things that homeowners may want to fix, but lack the time and...

Do you dread spring cleaning? Do you have a laundry list of items to fix around the house? Do you have the clean gene as part of your DNA? For most homeowners, we look at spring cleaning to dust a few rooms and throw out some old junk....

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...

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 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...

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...