Do you live in an area of the country where temperatures can get pretty low during the winter months? Are snow and ice regular occurrences in your area? If so, you're likely familiar with much of the work and maintenance needed to protect your home from snow, ice, and other elements. You have to shovel your driveway after snow storms and make sure your sump pump is working to remove excess water. [Read More]
That's Cool: Air Conditioner Installation Tips
If your home has central air or forced air, it is very likely that you have an air conditioning unit just outside of your home somewhere. Some homeowners have made the mistake of not giving heed to the needs of the air conditioner. If you have not given much attention to the placement and care of your air conditioner, it is not likely to work for long, soon needing repairs that may be costly. [Read More]
Where Should You Put Hardwood Floors in Your Home?
You want hardwood flooring in your home but you don't know which rooms will benefit from this elegant and classic flooring style best. Should you lay hardwood throughout your entire home? Just do a few rooms? Which rooms do best with hardwood flooring? Use this guide, along with the assistance of your hardwood flooring specialist, to decide where you should put hardwood in your home. Living room Easily the focal point of your home, your living room will thrive with hardwood floors. [Read More]
Living In A Tornado-Prone Area Without A Basement? What You Can Do
If you live in an area of the country that is prone to tornadoes, one of the things that you likely want in your home is a basement. However, some houses simply do not have basements. If you live in a home without a basement, you may be wondering what you can do to stay safe if a tornado does drop nearby and threaten your town and home. Before you panic and start looking for new houses with basements, get to know some of the things you can do when you live in an area that experiences tornadoes without a basement. [Read More]