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Taking Back the Water

Have you ever looked out the window during a rainstorm thinking: “I wish there was a way I could make use of this water”? Probably not, but that is just because most of us today haven’t experienced the hardships that come with water shortages. There are however some...

Self-Powered or Unpowered?

When electricity first was introduced as something that could be used in homes, many considered it strange and scary, but these days, most of us are used to having access to electricity pretty much anywhere we are located. Some even make sure they have a way to power...

Good Crack Or Bad Crack?

Is this a good crack or a bad crack? We get asked that question a lot. People will send pictures like this one and ask that question – but it’s not that simple. Programs on television tend to make it look simple. You will hear them say things like “stair-step cracks...

How To Keep Cool This Summer

In the summer heat, are you one of those people that loves it and spends all their time outside, or are you the type that prefers sitting indoors in your air-conditioned home waiting for the cool evenings? If you are of the latter group, a problem with your...

Appliance Flooding

Whenever you have an appliance that is connected to a water supply, you run an additional risk of having water leaks in your home. While minor leaks are difficult to prevent entirely, you should do your best to prevent anything that could lead to catastrophic failure....

Tips for Gutter Maintenance

Gutter maintenance is an important part of home maintenance. When we do proper cleaning and maintenance of our home gutters we can avoid a lot of cost and major repairs . Why is it important to clean gutters? When gutters are clogged with debris it puts a strain on...

Light That Feels Good

Ever heard of daylighting? If so, have you ever considered it as an alternative to electrical lighting for your home? Daylighting is a new and growing trend for the home. Daylighting: An expression used to define the practice of using natural light to illuminate the...

Can You Go Smaller?

The average home here in the U.S. is around 2,600 square feet. While most might feel like this is a decent size home, there are those that find that it is just too big. Small living has seen an increase among those that want a simpler life with less time spent caring...

Why Examine Your Trees?

Trees on the property are a great investment. They provide shade a service natural air conditioners and they filter rainwater. Getting an evaluation and designing a program for your tree’s health is a tree investment that will last for generations. Most homeowners...

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