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How good is your home heating system? Does it warm up the whole house on a cold day? Does it cost more than you think it should to get enough heat in the winter? Are you thinking about switching to an alternative heating system? Do you want to upgrade to a newer heating system? I started this blog to talk about the different alternatives for heating your home. Find out when it’s time to upgrade your heating unit and when you can make modifications or repairs to your old unit to improve its efficiency or keep it going a while longer. Also, check out the pros and cons of different alternative heating options from geothermal units to pellet stoves. Your home heating answers are here!

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  • Unwanted Neighbors | A Property Manager's Guide To Preventing The Spread Of Bed Bugs

    25 March 2015

    With so many people having personal experiences with bed bugs when they travel, everyone and their neighbor is on high-alert when it comes to these pesky critters. Bed bugs commonly latch on to clothing and luggage to hitch a ride to the next available food hot spot and these smart travelers can multiply real fast. If you are the property manager of an apartment building, just one tenant providing the traveling vehicle for these bed bugs could leave your entire building at risk.

  • Why Should You Choose Directional Boring Over Traditional Dig And Replace Utility Work?

    11 March 2015

    For as long as humans have been around, they have consistently looked for ways to increase efficiency with all aspects of life, so that they get more work done for less effort. In this regard, you might want to consider taking advantage of directional boring in order to have trenchless pipe repair for your home. This allows you to get plumbing work done without having to tear up the ground in the process.

  • Pros And Cons Of Using Oak Flooring In Your Dining Room

    4 March 2015

    An oak floor can look absolutely stunning in your dining room, transforming it into a space you love. Your luxurious floor will eventually attract buyers when you're ready to sell your home. Oak floors usually make for a traditional dining room, but if you pair yours with modern furniture, you can create a more forward-thinking, artistic dining room, too. Here's a look at several pros and cons to consider as you determine whether oak flooring is the right choice for you.

  • Tips For Spotting Sewage Leaks On Your Property

    24 February 2015

    While the idea of sniffing around for sewage problems might not seem like the most thrilling of things to do, paying attention for signs of a sewage leak is very important. In fact, it is something that you should always be on the lookout for. Make sure that you are taking a moment to review the following tips for spotting a sewage leak so that you can have it fixed before you have a real mess on your hands.

  • 4 Tips For Determining The Proper Air Filter Size For Your HVAC Unit

    17 February 2015

    One critical part of taking good care of your heating and air conditioning unit is to change the air filter regularly. It will help you keep your home at a more comfortable temperature, prevent excess wear and tear to your unit and help you maintain your warranty. If you don't know what size air filter you need for your heating and air system, however, it could be tricky to change it.