Looking Into A Brand New Roof? Consider These 3 Shingle Types

When the time comes to replace your roof, you will quickly realize that you may have many options for the shingles that will be installed.  Narrow down your selection by considering these 3 shingles that are quite different from those made out of traditional asphalt.  The Architectural Laminated Shingle You can go a step further than asphalt shingles by upgrading them to architectural laminated shingles, also known as dimensional shingles. The shingle is created in a way that resembles cedar shakes. [Read More]

Windows, Heat Gain, And Air Conditioning

Trying to keep a home cool through the summer is an expensive challenge. If you feel like you are paying too much to heat and cool your home, the problem might be your perspective on cooling. For example, just because you have installed an AC unit in your home does not mean that you are perfectly ready to keep your home cool. An AC unit only cools your home down once it has started to heat up in the first place. [Read More]

Cleaning Method For Your Gutter's Exteriors

Most homeowners know that their gutters need cleaned out once or twice a year to ensure they aren't clogged with leaves, dirt or twigs. While cleaning the inside of the gutters and downspouts is no secret, you may be unaware that it is also possible to clean the outside of the gutters. Gutters can develop stains on their exterior from dirt or weathering. These stains are often called tiger striping due to their vertical formation. [Read More]

How To Clean Up Mold From Behind A Leaking Refrigerator

Refrigerators with built-in ice makers can be good to have around to cool drinks on a hot summer day, but you have to be careful about leaks occurring in the waterline going to the ice maker. A slow leak can go unnoticed for months while the floor and wall behind the refrigerator becomes saturated with moisture. In time, mold can start growing on the wall and floor. You can tell you have mold growing because it normally causes white, brown, or black streaks and dots to appear in the wet areas of the floor and wall. [Read More]