Monthly Archives: October 2021

Hard Water Problems – They’re Hard to Miss

Water containing high levels of calcium, magnesium, lime, and other minerals is said to be “hard”. It doesn’t pose any health risks per se, but it can cause problems for your home’s plumbing and water-using appliances. Hard water also can make several common household tasks a little tougher to check off your to-do list. Wondering… Read more »

Enhance Your New Kitchen With Toe Kick Heaters

If every room of your home feels perfectly comfortable no matter the season, consider yourself lucky. Perhaps your home is newer or contains separate heating, and cooling zones sized perfectly and maintained faithfully. Yet, not all homes – or the people in them – have it so good. Take yours, for example. Are you experiencing… Read more »

Drain Odor – How to Get Rid of it Yourself

Let’s say you just walked into your kitchen or bathroom only to discover an unidentifiable (and horrible) smell. If you can’t find the odor source, then it is most likely a drain odor. That’s right. Drains can smell bad. If your drains smell foul, don’t fret. There are several different DIY steps you can take… Read more »

When Should I Replace My Furnace?

Merrily you’ve rolled along with the same heating system, year after year, and you’re entirely satisfied with its performance. No harm, no foul – right? Well, yes and no. Heating systems, especially older models, have an average lifespan of 12 – 15 years. So, if you stay put in your home long enough, sooner or… Read more »

How to Plan Your Kitchen Remodel

It’s a big undertaking. Maybe the one and only time you’ll have it done – all the more reason that everything goes according to plan. That, of course, assumes you have a plan, and we highly recommend that you do. For best results, here’s how to go about it: Set a Realistic Budget Be prepared… Read more »