2016

Tips For Summertime Deck Care

When it comes to your home's decking materials, proper care is essential to ensure that it lasts as long as possible. With the weather warming up, this is the perfect time to start dealing with the maintenance and care tasks required to keep your deck in good shape. Here are a few things you need to know about caring for your deck before summer hits full swing. Finishing Wood Decking Read More 

3 Tips To Help Deal With Hard Water Problems And Prevent Appliance Wear

Hard water is when the water service for your home has a high mineral content and it can contribute to problems with appliances and mechanicals. The hard water in your home may be from a well or it can be because the water in your area is high in minerals. No matter what the cause is, you may want to take some precautions to avoid wear on appliances. Here are some of the things that can be done to prevent damage that hard water causes to mechanicals and appliances: Read More 

3 Geothermal Maintenance Problems That You May Need To Deal With

Geothermal mechanical systems can be great to reduce energy costs, but they are not maintenance-free. Just like any other type of mechanical system, there is going to be some tasks that need to be done to ensure your system is working properly. This may include treating liquids and maintaining pumps. You may also need to have the casing inspected occasionally and do maintenance to other mechanical components. Here are some tips to help you with the maintenance of your geothermal systems: Read More 

A Gallon Of Prevention: Plumbing Preventative Maintenance And What You Need To Know

Plumbing problems can be expensive and messy, but with the right preventative maintenance, you can keep your home's plumbing in peak condition. Some preventative maintenance items can be done on your own, while others may be better left to your plumbing service. Here are just a few things you can add to your maintenance checklist to prevent plumbing problems on your own. Clog Prevention Clogged drains and plumbing can cause backups and even flooding in your home. Read More 

Need A New Fence? Why Synthetic Is The Way To Go

If you're in the market for a new fence, there are a number of options at your disposal.  Chain link, wood, aluminum, and cast iron are just a few of them.  However, there is one alternative that you may not have considered:  Synthetic.  Synthetic, also known as plastic vinyl (PVC), fences are a composite of different types of plastics.  Synthetic fences have several advantages over their counterparts.  Learning more about the benefits of synthetic fences can help you determine if you should install one today. Read More