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....

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...

Do you take clean and safe drinking water for granted? For example, as this report from CBS News shows, there are plenty of contaminants in public drinking water. As noted in the report, there is a national database that provides information on your local water, including the...

What are water softeners? How do water softeners work? Why do they help improve your home comfort? If you are like most homeowners, you likely know about things such as hard water, water softeners or water treatment. After all, stories about poor drinking water around the...

How do you know if your home contains hard water and why is it important to understand your home water? If you have hard water, then you are not alone. Nearly 85% of people in the U.S. have hard water! Hard water can be tough on your...