What Are Home Generators? Home generators provide power during an electrical outage. In particular, generators enable homes to power either their entire house or certain appliances during an outage. Generally, homeowners choose from a couple of options. Primarily, standby and portable generators. Prior to deciding on a...

The tax code helps promote homeownership. With tax time is around the corner homeowners should be eagerly looking into home tax deductions. Why? Although the recent changes in the tax code impact homeowners, overall, the code still helps homeowners. In fact, according to Robert Moss, the national director...

Home automation helps control various essentials like the use of electricity, heat and air conditioning. 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 $1,154 a year.” Plus, with monthly energy...

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...

Winter is coming. The changing seasons mean different things for every homeowner. However, the changing temperatures offer a great time for a home energy audit. In particular, any gaps in your home means drafty doors and windows. Therefore, energy audits make a ton of sense....

What is energy efficiency and how does it impact my home? Energy efficiency means designing products that minimize waste. As a homeowner, then energy efficiency includes home design and maintenance activities that provide a comprehensive review of your house. Energy efficiency, particularly in the winter,...

We spend roughly 90% of our time inside. Although indoor air quality is not the most entertaining discussion over the holidays, it is pretty important to protect your health. Why? Healthy air means healthy minds and bodies. For example, poor air quality affects some of the everyday aches,...

Winter weather brings a lot of enjoyment. From skiing and snowboard to sledding and ice skating, winters in New England are tons of fun. However, winter temperatures and sports bring a few safety hazards. To help here are some winter safety tips to protect your...

As we all know, “it is better to give, than receive” and our team is feeling pretty good. In honor of National Do Something Nice Day, we wanted to share the achievements and activities of the SolvIt Cares program. Community involvement remains a priority of the...

Fall is fast approaching, which means the end of summer and start of autumn. As the seasons change, some of us are sad and some of us are excited. In New England, we look forward to moderate temperatures and bright, bold hues as the leaves...