Varied Projects That Your Contractor Can Complete To Waterproof Your Basement

When it comes to waterproofing your basement, you can't take too many precautions. When water is allowed to enter your home, it can cause significant damage to your possessions and to the home itself, as well as lead to mold problems that may affect the air quality. It's a good idea to hire a contractor to assess the waterproof nature of your home and complete the necessary projects to ensure that your basement stays dry. Read More 

Lower Your Energy Costs And Improve HVAC Performance

If you're like most homeowners, you likely rely on your HVAC system throughout the year to keep temperatures comfortable inside. But with regular use, your HVAC system is put through a lot of wear and tear that can inhibit proper performance and increase your energy costs. Here are a few things you can do to ensure optimal HVAC performance year-round and decrease your overall energy expenses: Replace Your Thermostat Installing a programmable thermostat in your home that's compatible with your current HVAC system is sure to help decrease your monthly power bills by up to 15 percent and will enable you to manage indoor temperatures whether or not you're home. Read More 

Dealing With Fire Alarm Panels During VoIP Migration

As private branch exchange (PBX) systems give way to the latest in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology, there are plenty of unexpected challenges that can pop up. One such challenge involves integrating existing devices, such as your fire alarm control panel, into your new VoIP network. Getting these devices to play nice with your VoIP system may take time and effort, but it can be done. If you're planning to switch your business over to VoIP and have concerns about your fire alarm system, then you'll want to read on. Read More 

Dull & Spotty Dishes: 3 Types Of Dishwasher Problems You May Need Repaired

The use of a dishwasher makes cleaning dishes a lot easier. Once loaded, it's easy to turn the dishwasher on and have sparkling dishes a little while later. If your dishes are not coming out as clean as you're expecting, then there may be a problem. Instead of going back to manual washing, you can hire a plumber to inspect and repair your dishwasher. They can help find the source of the problem and eliminate the presence of dull or dirty dishes. Read More 

Building Custom Homes: 3 Ways To Add More Storage Space In Your Home

The average American doesn't necessarily want a big home. In fact, most Americans would appreciate a home between 1,401 and 2,600 square feet. That's not very large. But when designing and building your dream home, you most definitely need to make sure that you have incorporated sufficient storage space within the architectural styling of the home so you have enough living space and storage space. This will help keep your home nice and organized without having to rely heavily on furniture. Read More