3 Signs Your AC Needs A Repair Soon
11 May 2015
No one likes that moment during the summer where the heat is simply unbearable. In fact, the only thing between you and scorching heat at that point is your air conditioning. However, if it's not working, it can't do anything to keep you cool. It can be difficult to tell when you need a repair, so consulting a professional is always the best course of action. Even so, there are some common signs that let you know it's definitely time for a repair:
2 Fire Hazards You Should Avoid During An Electrical Outage
20 April 2015
Electricity may have not always been a necessity, but in the modern home an electrical issue that causes an outage can make you feel like you are living in little more than a tent. While you are waiting on the residential electrician to arrive for repairs, you may be tempted to do a lot of things just to make your home feel more functional. While using a flashlight and firing up the grill out back is fine, there are definitely some things you could do that can put you and your family in danger.
What To Know About Your Home's Oil Heating System
8 April 2015
If you have recently purchased a home that uses oil for its heating system, you may have some questions about how it works or what it will cost you. As the majority of new homes built use electricity or natural gas, you may be unfamiliar with how oil functions.
How Oil Heats Your Home
In an oil heating system, the oil is kept in a tank, where it is saved until your thermostat detects that the house is at a lower temperature than desired.
What To Do When Carpenter Bees Are Eating Your Log Home
26 March 2015
Log Home's are beautiful and strong. They are a great example of a house that can withstand years of weather and still look gorgeous. There is one problem: carpenter bees. These bees can wreck havoc on a log home and make it look like Swiss cheese.
It's not just a cosmetic problem; it's a structural one. These bees will turn solid logs into hollowed out timber. It won't happen overnight, but if left alone, the bees will destroy the house.