• Determine The Source Of Your Water Heater Leak

    11 October 2014

    Your water heater is probably one appliance that you don't give too much thought about. You get up in the morning and hop into a nice, warm shower. But that day the water runs cold, that's when you start to think about your water heater. When you investigate to see what the problem is, you find a puddle of water all over the floor.  While you may think a leak may mean a minor adjustment, that may not necessarily be the case.

  • Keeping It Light: The Scoop On Cool Roofs

    11 October 2014

    What exactly is a "cool" roof? The roofing industry uses that term to refer to any professional roofing systems that help save energy costs for heating and cooling the building beneath them. The appeal is clear: Lower energy bills and a way to help the environment. But not all commercial building owners or homeowners will find that a cool roof saves money. A lot depends on the climate where the building is located, the type of roof and the building's position.

  • Top Benefits Of Commercial Window Tinting

    11 October 2014

    If you take a look at some of the more cosmetic changes in commercial settings, you will notice that it has become common practice to install tint on business window. While this may seem like a more cosmetic approach to change, this is actually less about appearance and more about functionality. As a business owner, tinted windows offer benefits that far outweigh the costs associated with commercial window replacement and tinting.

  • Troubleshooting Water Heater Operational Failures

    10 October 2014

    Water heating systems have a few unique failure points that can be hidden by other symptoms. From lukewarm water when hot water is needed to scolding water surprises, a failing or improperly installed water heater can fail with devastating results. Consider a few troubleshooting techniques that can return your water heater to proper operation. For Excessively Hot Water There is a difference between constantly heating water and having excessively hot water.

  • 3 Helpful Furnace Hints For Homeowners

    10 October 2014

    Are you a new homeowner who isn't so knowledgable about home maintenance issues? If so, this guide will let you know a few key things that even the novice can do and remember. In no other area of the home is this more critical than your HVAC system. HVAC system repairs and maintenance will help you remain warm throughout even the bitterest winters. With the holidays approaching, make sure that you consider these tips, so that your furnaces remain in working order for as long as you use them.

  • What Kinds of Flat Roofing Materials Are Available?

    10 October 2014

    A building with a flat roof needs to have a different kind of roofing material than a building with a sloped roof. Part of that is because a sloped roof can get rid of the rain and snow that falls on it. The rain and snow just slide right off a sloped roof, but a flat roof doesn't have that capability; and, it could collect puddles if you don't have the right roofing material.

  • 6 Best Reasons To Get Your Car Windows Tinted

    10 October 2014

    Are you trying to decide if getting your windows tinted is worth the time and expense? Here are some reasons why you should definitely consider car window tinting for your vehicle: Theft deterrent: Is your car outfitted with expensive accessories such as a custom sound system or a GPS unit? Do you frequently carry expensive tools or valuable equipment? Tinting can keep others from peering into your vehicle, protecting it from being targeted by smash-and-grab thieves.

  • The Benefits Of Hurricane Windows

    9 October 2014

    If you're thinking about making positive changes to your home, you may want to install high quality windows. This can be a great way to improve the look of your home while also experiencing other benefits. One popular type of window to consider installing is hurricane windows. Take a look at the following information to better understand the advantages that hurricane windows offer.  Save on Energy and Energy Costs If you're looking for a way to cut down on energy usage and cost, investing in quality windows is a great way to do so.

  • Landscaping Around Your Driveway

    9 October 2014

    Since your driveway is also part of your landscape, you will want to choose the right plants to complement its borders. Any plants you select should be slow-growing and not prone to spreading. They should also be hardy, since they will have to withstand lower nutrients and heavy foot traffic. Most of the plants you choose should be relatively short so that they don't block driver's views. At the same time, you will want plants that enhance your driveway's appearance and that of your home.

  • How To Give Your Seamless Gutter System A Snazzy Makeover

    9 October 2014

    So your seamless gutter system is looking a little plain against your pretty landscape, and you're ready to give it a makeover, but you don't know where to start. The good news is that it doesn't take much to make a big difference in the appearance of your gutters. You can create a whole new look and feel for your home with the help of these three gutter d├ęcor ideas: