Prepare Your Pipes For Winter: Maintenance That Should Be Performed As Summer Comes To A Close

The end of summer signifies different things. It may signify the start of fall, back to school or the beginning of the holiday season. But to your plumbing system, the end of summer means that winter is around the corner. Winter can be a rough time for your pipes, as they are susceptible to freezing. Here are three things that you should do or have done to your plumbing system as summer draws to an end to help prepare your pipes for winter. Read More 

How Humidity Affects Your HVAC

If you find that your home feels warmer to you, even though the thermostat indicates a comfortable temperature, you might wonder why you can't ever feel comfy at home. Even if all your AC components are working beautifully, humidity can play a big part in weather or not your house feels comfortable -- when it is warm and when it is cold. In dry climates, humidity is not working against you, but in wetter areas, it's a major factor in climate control. Read More 

3 Excellent Reasons To Install An Asphalt Driveway

If you recently built a new home, or just purchased an older home, then one of the first things that you may need to do is create a driveway. Since a driveway is such an important aspect of your home, you want to do your research to not only choose the best contractor, but also to choose the best driveway material possible. While there are several different materials, and many have their pros and cons, it is hard to go wrong with asphalt. Read More 

3 Reasons A Pump House Is A Positive Addition To Your Well Area

Relying on your own private well for water means that you are in charge of all of the components that help to bring the water into your house, specifically, the well pump. If you are like most homeowners, the well pump you have is situated above ground as a typical jet model. Because of the position above ground, your well water pump can be left in a vulnerable position. This is one reason why so many homeowners choose to have a well pump house built as an added measure of protection. Read More 

Is Your Basement Flooding When Your Neighbor’s Isn’t? A Possible Cause & How To Prevent Future Flooding

If your basement seems to be flooding often, even though your neighbors' basements are not, then you may wonder just why you are having such basement "bad luck." If your basement is finished, then the flooding may have already destroyed your basement flooring and even some of your furniture. However, if your basement is unfinished, it is still important to find out the root cause of the flooding and prevent it in the future for the sake of the integrity of your home's foundation and your family's health -- a damp basement can be a breeding ground for mold and mildew that are extremely hazardous to your family's health. Read More