According to the U.S. EPA’s WaterSense program, water consumption in the average home spikes up to 1,000 gallons per day in the summer. Conversely, the average home only consumes roughly 260 gallons per day in the winter. We all know the reason behind additional usage....

We all know about air pollution and the risks from breathing contaminated air. But what about indoor air pollution? Do you know how the appliances in your home impact the air you and your family breath? Recently, the New Yorker published an article about the unknown dangers...

It’s spring cleaning season, which means, we may find some mold and mildew in our homes. From eye, throat and skin irritation to more severe symptoms like congestion, headaches and difficulty breathing, we should all have some concerns about mold exposure. So, do you how...

Why does indoor air quality (IAQ) matter? Simply, we spend a lot of time inside.  In fact, we spend roughly 90% of our time inside. Plus, studies have shown on average that the indoor air we breathe is up to 5 times worse than the air...

What is a home protection plan? Protection plans offer homeowners preventative maintenance. Under most home protection plans, a service provider reviews and inspects your heating and cooling systems. For example, industry recommendations indicate regularly scheduled maintenance on your heating and air conditioning systems reduce breakdowns by as...

Homeowners constantly seek projects and renovations that reflect their style, while improving their property value. However, not all home improvement projects are equal. For example, certain large, upscale projects, such as a complete kitchen remodel fail to provide an equivalent increase in property value. Conversely,...

What is HVAC ductwork? Homes contain a series of ducts (or tunnels), which circulates air throughout the house. The ducts circulate warm air in the winter and cold air in the summer. This is your HVAC ductwork. Not sure about how your ductwork operates? Interested in learning...

If you’re a homeowner, you know that work around the house is never done. There’s always some project that needs completed, and just when you feel like you’ve finally finished, it’s time to start all over again. We’ve rounded up 50 expert home improvement tips...

Are you ready for winter? Don’t let winter weather sneak up on you and your family! Although the official start to winter is a few weeks away, ensure your heating system is ready with some HVAC maintenance tips. Why? An inefficient HVAC system costs money because it...