Every year we hear about local tragedies: home hit by lightning causing a blazing inferno, person struck in boat or on a field and killed, house fire starts from an appliance, or the ever annoying… power outages across the Tri-State.
When the mercury drops below 32 degrees, are you and your home prepared for the cold grip of Old Man Winter? It is important to take precautionary measures to ensure your home will last through the winter months, especially if [more…]
First is to identify the most likely sources of water. Here is a list of most common causes that I have seen in order of occurrences: toilet, sump pump, refrigerator (ice maker line), roof, dishwasher, sink, washing machine, showers, and [more…]
Everyone loves to look at the autumn foliage this time of year. There are certain things you need to do to take care of those trees so you can enjoy the foliage every year. Autumn is the perfect time to [more…]
When thinking of your home, your biggest investment that you have worked so hard to obtain, you probably consistently think of ways to prevent expensive repairs and maintaining your home the best possible way that you can. If you have [more…]
Roofs are something we all have to have and yet they become something that we never think about until there is a leak. Several simple maintenance items can be addressed before a visible leak in the interior occurs. Addressing some [more…]
As the summer season is coming to an end, and the fall season is quickly approaching, it is a perfect time of year to reflect on ways to winterize your home. Just as the seasons change, unfortunately, your energy bill [more…]
Everyone enjoys curling up on a cold winter night. So what happens if you haven’t taken care of your home’s furnace and it stops working? It is so important to change your furnace filter regularly. A dirty filter can make [more…]