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...

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...

Why should you clean your air ducts? The answer is simple: Because they get dirty! The air ducts in your home accumulate dust and dirt. This is normal and found in all homes with air ducts. However, in addition to normal wear and tear, there are several...

In the middle of a hazy, hot and humid summer, is there anything worse than a broken A/C? Probably not, so how do you determine if you need air conditioning repair service? And if you do need A/C service, how do you find a reliable technician...