Category Archives: DIY Guide and Resources

‘Today’ Show Gives Tips on How to Deal With the Allergy Season of 2015

Back in March of this year, allergist Dr. Clifford Bassett visited The Today Show and warned us all that the spring allergy season of 2015 would be one of the most brutal on record. He explained that pollen counts rise in the spring

HVAC Tips for New Construction

Phew. It’s been a long winter. People in many parts of the country are relieved to see the mercury finally rising, slowly but surely. For a lot of homeowners, the warm weather is not only just a mood booster, but it’s

Is Your HVAC System Ready for Spring?

Today is the first official day of Spring! While it certainly doesn’t feel like Spring today in many parts of the country (Is that snow?!), warm weather is right around the corner. You’ll want to make sure you’ve got your HVAC system all

Rattling Radiator? There Are Ways to Quiet It Down

In older construction—we’re talking most pre-war buildings—steam radiators were a very popular heating solution. However, as any tenant or owner of a property with radiators knows all too well, steam radiators can be rather noisy. All that rattling and clanging

Energy Bill Shock? Here’s How to Cut Down on Energy This Winter

With winter’s cold weather now in full swing, you might have noticed a slight uptick in your utility bills. That usually  happens to homeowners and renters around this time of the year. If you haven’t been thinking about insulation or

Having Refrigerator Problems? Call an HVAC Contractor

Did you know that many HVAC professionals are also available to help with refrigerator problems? The mechanisms involved in refrigeration are very similar to those involved in air conditioning, so many HVAC professionals are well versed in the inner workings

Popular Mechanics Shows You How to Winterize Your Home

The winter weather is officially here in many parts of the U.S. With snow and freezing rain filling the forecasts already, you’re going to need to prepare your home for what’s to come. You don’t want frozen pipes or drafty

Garage Heaters: Enjoy Your Man Cave Without Freezing!

Are you the kind of homeowner who loves to tinker and work on projects out in the garage? Or do you use your garage as a makeshift “man cave”? How about a home gym? Garages can be much more than

Having Furnace Problems? A Faulty Thermostat Could Be to Blame

Thermostats are responsible for controlling the heating and cooling systems in your home. That’s what makes them a likely culprit whenever there’s an issue with your furnace or air conditioner. If you’ve noticed that your heat doesn’t seem to be

A Breakdown of Where Your Home Energy Leaks Occur

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Want to know where your house is leaking the most air, and therefore the most energy? Here’s a list of all the most common home energy leaks. Once you know where your drafts and air leaks are located, you’ll be