The unofficial start to summer means the unofficial worries about home cooling problems. As the weather warms up, many homeowners rely on their HVAC (particularly air conditioning) systems. As you turn on the A/C, are you having issues with the HVAC not blowing cold air? If...

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...

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....

Did you remember to start your garden this spring? In our long, cold spring, it was easy to forget to plant the seeds that will blossom this summer. In fact, June is typically peak garden season and experienced gardeners are enjoying those spring efforts and watching...

If your appliances suddenly stop working, or you find yourself in the dark unexpectedly, it’s a likely possibility that you have a tripped circuit breaker. Don’t fret -- there is an incredibly simple fix to this problem that any homeowner can do themselves. How Does a...

As spring continues and summer approaches, we tend to have more home entertainment needs. To help with the last minute rush, there are plenty of home hacks that make the most out of everyday household items. Have you ever hear “when life gives you lemons, make...

Is your heat pump making loud, discomforting sounds? If your heat pump has suddenly become noisy, you may suspect that it's about to have a breakdown. Noisy heat pumps are more common in the winter. However, the loud noises are often due to the valves...

Although many homeowners switched their electrical panels over to a breaker box, many home still contain fuse boxes. These fuse boxes rely on fuses in order to prevent power overloads and short circuits. If any issues occur, the result may be a blown fuse. To...

Owning a home is one of the most substantial expenses in most people’s lives. Real estate is not only expensive to purchase but also to maintain. Ordinary home maintenance costs, such as landscaping, repairing leaky faucets, repainting, and replacing carpeting or flooring add up over...