Winter is no longer coming. Winter is here and the weather proves it. In Connecticut, we get to enjoy the snow, but also deal with bitter cold. Fortunately, our homes provide shelter and comfort for our families. However, heating problems do occur throughout the winter. Does...

Winter is here, which means it is time for the holidays. For some of us, that means a few trips to visit friends and family. For others, the hosting and entertaining during holidays are part of why we love our home. As the days tick...

Are you prepared for a fire emergency? Although a dire topic, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), home fires were reported roughly every 90 seconds a few years ago. Due to the severity of home fires, it is important to keep your home safe...

Ground fault circuit interrupters (or GFCI) are electrical safety devices that trip electrical circuits when they detect ground faults or leakage currents. Since their incorporation into the National Electrical Code in 1971, GFCIs have saved thousands of lives and reduced home electrocutions by 50%! Undoubtedly, GFCIs...

August 21st is senior citizens’ days, and what better way to celebrate our parents and grandparents than by taking them out for ice cream, going to a movie, and making sure their home is as safe as it can be? What do these activities have in...

In the summer, we tend to have a few extra hours, so we suggest taking advantage of this time with some home maintenance tips. Why? Simple, home maintenance is crucial to protecting the long term value of your home, so these home maintenance tips will help ensure...

Summer weekends are time for some rest and relaxation. After all, we spend most of our time working to enjoy the comforts that our homes provide, so naturally, we want to relax during the weekend. During the summer, when the sun is shining bright, then...

Summer is in full swing! The sun is shining, the kids are home, the pool is cold, the pollen is thick, and lawn mowers are clouding the air with tiny grass particles. While many people are out swimming, playing, and reaping the benefits of longer,...

AC not working? As the summer heats up, the AC unit gets a lot of work. Afterall, on those hazy, hot and humid summer days, not having a fully functioning air conditioning system could make your home unbearably. So, how do you know if your AC unit...