Tree Removal, Cost to Call in a Tree Cutting Service

If you have large trees in your yard, there’s no doubt you enjoy the shade, beauty, fall foliage and many other wonders of nature in action. The downside however, is that trees can hang over your home and cause roof damage, roots can grow into your septic system or the foundation of the home, and […]

Identify and Eliminate Garden Weeds

Where do weeds come from? If we knew the answer to that, we could probably prevent them completely! Weeds are actual plants but they are invasive and they reproduce aggressively. Defined by Wikipedia, a weed is: A herbaceous plant not valued for use or beauty, growing wild and rank, and regarded as cumbering the ground […]

Installing a Programmable Thermostat | Steps to Help You Get the Job Done

Energy costs are sky rocketing, so finding easy and inexpensive ways to save energy should be at the top most homeowners to do list. Since heating and cooling your home accounts for over 40% of your total utility bills, it is important to get the most out of your equipment. One of the ways you […]

Average Cost to Refinish Hardwood Floors

Sanding and refinishing hardwood floors in your home is one of the top home improvements you can do to increase the overall appearance, and first impression inside your home. Like other major home improvement projects, refinishing wood floors is a rather invasive process that takes a few days to complete, can be very messy, and […]

Paint Wood Paneling For a Fresh New Look

Wood paneling was routinely installed in homes during the 1960’s and 70’s and usually covering dens, basements and family rooms. These are the rooms that we spend the most time in and unless you really love the retro look, you probably want to get rid of them. Unfortunately, removing paneling from walls is a major […]

14 Ways You Can Prevent Central AC Failure This Summer

Summer is almost here and if you’re anything like us, you want to get through the hot months of summer without having any breakdowns on your central air conditioner. The AC maintenance tips below are often told by heating and air technicians to help homeowners do a bit of self-maintenance and upkeep on their central […]

Painting Kitchen Cabinets The Right Way

Without a doubt, you or someone else you know has tried to re-purpose their kitchen cabinets by painting them – with terrible results. You know how they look; paint lines, drips, uneven paint, and chipping within a few weeks. When the chipping begins, the cabinets will look worse than they did before you decided to […]

Common Roof Repairs & The Estimate Cost to Fix Them!

Hearing you have a leaky roof is one of the last things any homeowner wants to hear! Between locating the leak, the fear of getting up on a ladder and the worry about hidden damages that may have already occurred, it’s one of the worst home repairs a DIY’r can be tempted to do on […]

Programmable Thermostats for The Home | Top 4 Programmable Thermostat Types

Installing a programmable thermostat for your heating and air conditioning can be one of the best ways to save energy and decrease your¬†monthly¬†energy costs. Programmable thermostats can help you maintain comfort in your home all day, maximize it when you are there and minimize it when you aren’t. Why have your thermostat set at 70 […]

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Roof Leaks

Since your roof is essentially your shelter against rain, show and damaging storms, you want to make sure it is taken care of properly. By the time you have noticed a water spot in your attic or on your ceiling, there is most likely a quite larger problem up on the roof! In this DIY […]

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