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!
13 December 2017
If your home runs on electric heat and you are looking for an efficient way to heat and cool your home, you may want to consider installing a ductless heat pump. Often referred to as a mini-split, this type of heating and cooling system is both safe and quiet. If you are considering installing this type of unit, here are three reasons to go ductless when it comes to heating and cooling:
13 December 2017
Butcher block countertops are a unique style of countertop that are made out of thick and heavy wood. The unique material qualities of wood as a countertop material gives butcher block countertops a distinct set of advantages. Understanding what butcher block countertops have to offer your counters can help you figure out if they are the right fit for your home remodeling project. Aesthetic Considerations Butcher block countertops provide a natural and rustic aesthetic to your kitchen and are made out of warmly colored materials, since most woods are yellow, brown, or reddish in color.
10 November 2017
If you're like most homeowners who've recently relocated to an area where hurricane activity is relatively common, you've probably already taken several steps to ensure the safety of your family in the event of a hurricane. For instance, you've undoubtedly familiarized yourself with local evacuation routes, assembled an emergency kit, and developed a strategy with other household members concerning where to meet during the aftermath of the storm in case you become separated or are in different locations when the storm hits.
8 October 2017
Building a custom home on a lot you purchased is a great way to get the house of your dreams. There's no denying, though, the process can be very stressful for both you and the contractor handling the construction. Maintaining a good relationship with the contractor under these circumstances can be challenging, but here are two things you can do to keep things cordial between you and the person building your home, such as:
6 September 2017
Do you want to give your home that has a loft a more modern appearance? Achieving a modern appearance in your house is possible within any budget, but it depends on the current look as well. For instance, if you only need to make cosmetic changes, it can be done for a satisfactory amount of money. You should focus your attention on improving the areas that are easily noticeable to make the most dramatic change.