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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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  • Tight Remodel Budget? 3 Clever Ways You Can Stay On Budget When Remodeling Your House

    4 June 2015

    A major kitchen remodel can cost over $50,000 while a minor one may only cost about $20,000. An upscale kitchen remodel may cost an astounding $80,000. What's the difference? Well, obviously it depends on if you do any structural changes, such as moving a wall or installing a skylight. The costs for these projects are always much higher than changing out cabinets, flooring and finishes. However, you can also run up the budget simply by choosing the wrong materials or by communicating ineffectively with your contractor.

  • Worried About Theft? Get A Commercial Fence Fast

    21 May 2015

    If you are considering a commercial fence around your business property because there is so much theft starting in the area, you want to get moving on the project fast. There are so many ways a fence is going to protect you and save you money after installation. If you aren't sure what materials to choose or where the fence should go, here are a few things you want to consider.

  • Checking Your Furnace's Air Filter To Keep Your Furnace In Good Shape

    6 May 2015

    Clogged, old, or broken filters can cause a lot of problems for your furnace. By extension, they can cause a lot of problems for your in-home comfort. The good news is that dealing with filters is one of the few things that you can do without the need for professional help: Problems Caused by a Dirty Air Filter Quite a few issues can alert you to a possible problem with your filter.

  • A Few Financial Benefits When Buying A Newly Constructed Home

    17 April 2015

    If you are in the market to buy a home, do not forget to talk with new home builders. These homes are not always put in the local real estate listing book (the MLS). Instead, builders buy a whole tract of land, build homes on them, and then have their own selling office. Because the builder owns the tract, he or she is often willing to give discounts and other benefits to buyers to keep their cash flowing.

  • Are You A Building A New Porch?

    7 April 2015

    It seems like just yesterday that we were shopping for Christmas presents and preparing to bring in 2015. Yet, spring is here and summer is right around the corner! If you've decided to enhance your summer living by adding a new porch to your house, this is indeed the perfect time to do it. Here are some ideas for you to consider before you finalize your plans. The Flooring - Choose concrete!