articles

4 Reasons To Install A Ductless Heat Pump

While central heating systems are still the most popular option, there are several compelling reasons to consider a ductless heat pump. This is especially true if you are looking to increase your home's energy efficiency or if you live in a home without existing ductwork. Here are four advantages of installing a ductless heat pump. Room-by-Room Heating If you have ever tried to close some of your vent registers with a central heating system, you are not actually reducing the energy output of your furnace.

Four Reasons You Should Call Your Electrician Before Problems Arise

If you've moved into a new home and haven't noticed any electrical problems, you probably assume that everything is working as it should. The truth is you may be paying more than necessary on energy bills, or even worse, putting your family and property at risk. An inspection (and service) by a professional electrician can give you peace of mind and offer a host of other benefits as well. Consider these benefits of a regular maintenance call by your electrician.

DIY Vinyl Installation Mistakes To Avoid

If you have a small area on the exterior of your home, or even a large one, that needs to be sided, then you can try your hand at adding siding yourself. Vinyl siding is pretty easy to install, but there are some common mistakes that you can make during the installation process that can leave you with poorly installed siding. Keep reading to learn about these mistakes and how they can be avoided.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cool Roofs

If it is time to re-roof your home, you may be looking at the various roof options available to you. Roofing options are constantly changing and evolving, so the options available to you now may be different than what was available the last time you re-roofed your home. One of the options that is becoming more and more popular with homeowners is a cool roof, also occasionally referred to as a white roof.

What You Should Know About Using Green Drain Cleaners

Products touted as "all-natural," "organic" or "green" are all the rage among people looking for an environmentally friendlier alternative to the everyday products they use. This even includes drain cleaners, which traditionally use harsh chemicals that could put your sewer system in peril over time. This is where green drain cleaners come into play. Before you pick that new green drain cleaner off the shelf, you'll want to know how they work, how effective they are and the potential downsides of using them, so read this article to learn more.