Repair Or Replace Your Roof? 3 Things To Look For

Do you have a roof that has started to leak? Are you wondering whether you'll have to replace your roof or if you can just repair it for now? Having your roof repaired can be a good way to slightly extend the life of your roof, postponing the inevitable total replacement. Not all roofs are eligible for a repair, however, and will need to be replaced even if the roof as a whole is relatively new. [Read More]

Two Reasons You Should Put a Pool in Your Backyard

If you've ever spent time relaxing around a pool, you know just how enjoyable this can be. The ability to plunk your feet or entire body down into the cool, refreshing water can truly feel like a godsend. Although you may understand how luxurious a pool can be, you may not have ever entertained the notion of placing a pool in your own backyard. This may seem to be something that you have to leave the house for. [Read More]

Protecting Your Air Conditioner From Lightning Damage

Lightning storms are a scary proposition due to the damage they can cause your home. However, they can also cause serious problems with your air conditioning units. Understanding these problems and how to avoid them is a major step in protecting your HVAC unit. Air Conditioners Can Be Heavily Affected By Lightning Even if your home or your air conditioner is not hit by lightning, a strike in the power system could cause a surge that can damage your air conditioner's circuits and either make it run poorly or fail to run entirely. [Read More]

Winter-Friendly Landscape Design

If you live in a climate where winter is harsh, designing a landscape that can weather the winter while still looking beautiful in the summer is a challenge. Here are some easier winter-weather landscape-design ideas that will look great no matter the season. 1. Choose plants where winter is the show season. Large evergreen trees are not an option for most city and suburban homes, but you can still enjoy a green landscape when you opt for shrubs that stay green during the winter. [Read More]