Quiet Down, Already! A Guide to Common HVAC Noises

The only noises your HVAC system should make are a blowing noise when air comes out of the vents and perhaps a click or two when the heat or AC first turns on. If there are any other loud, unpleasant noises keeping you up at night, you don't want to ignore them! They're usually a sign that something is wrong with your HVAC system, and, if you don't address the problem quickly, it's just going to get worse. [Read More]

Three Pavement Maintenance Tips For Your New Home's Paved Driveway

If you are like many new homeowners, you may not be very familiar with the various types of maintenance that your new property will require. In particular, you may not have any experience with maintaining a paved driveway. Considering the sizable costs of having major repairs done to a driveway, you should keep these simple tips in mind to help your driveway avoid some common sources of problems. Check The Pavement For Signs Of Cracks Every Few Months [Read More]

When Water Is A Problem In Your Basement

Water in your basement can do more than ruin your belongings or cause mold and mildew growth. When water is an ongoing problem in your basement, there are a number of solutions. If every time you have a storm, your basement gets wet, this is a problem. If your foundation is shifting because of soil expansion and poor soil grading on the outside of your home, you will need to have this problem fixed. [Read More]

The Reasons You Need To Have Your Newly Constructed House Inspected Before Moving In

When you hire a building contractor to build the house of your dreams, you may have done a lot of research about that contractor's reputation for providing high-quality craftsmanship. You may have also had to contact inspectors to obtain certain types of permits during the construction of your home. However, you may have not given any thought to having your newly constructed house inspected after it is finished because it is, after all, brand new and was built by a trustworthy builder. [Read More]