DIY Plastic Window Insulation

Insulation is what keeps you comfortable. Poorly insulated homes have frequent issues with temperature, humidity, drafts, pests, and other annoying discoveries. The utility bills for poorly insulated homes are always higher, and often without the owners even realizing it. Their bill just keeps creeping higher and higher, and they pay it without thinking or just…

Drafty Windows

3 Ways To Fix Drafty Windows

It’s a terrible feeling – you’re all comfy and cozy on your couch with a fresh drink, snack, blanket, and your latest TV show… but then you feel a slight breeze. It’s frigid outside and you’re paying precious dollars to keep your home at a comfortable internal temperature. Are you coming down with the flu?…

How To Budget For New Windows

Windows are often overlooked in the home design and remodels. They’re a critical part of your home, of course. But they aren’t always a centerpiece that demands attention like your flooring, kitchen counters, or master bathroom can be. When people are looking to remodel or even simply update their homes they may focus their efforts…

DIY Window Insulation

Did you know you’re losing expensive air conditioning through your windows every day? Yes, even when they’re closed and tightly sealed! It’s a natural process for hot and cold air to be able to pass through the conductive glass of windows around your home. Think about it: if you stand near a window you are…

Christmas Lights Preventing Damage To Your Home

Is there anything better than a street of cheerful holiday-lit homes? Everyone stringing up lights and yard ornaments that fit their style and personality, celebrating the festive season, and spreading smiles to everyone – it’s almost like a Christmas card come to life! However, hanging holiday lights can also be a huge strain on you…

5 Ways To Save On Your Utilities This Winter

How is your winter budget looking? If you’re already feeling a little tight, you’re not alone. The holidays are expensive! You have to buy gifts, make meals, host parties, decorate your home and yard, and buy lots of seasonal needs like new coats, boots, and cold weather accessories. It is an expensive time of year…

Repairing Vs. Replacing Your Windows

If you’re experiencing problems with your windows, it can give you a huge headache, and leave you freezing during the winter. Your windows are a strong line of defense in your home against the outside elements, but windows are usually more permeable than walls. Because of that, they let in more heat or cold from…

Save Money By Insulating Your Windows

Do you look at your utility bills? Many of us don’t pay attention to them. We link the accounts to online bill pay, check them occasionally and forget about them. They need to be paid to keep our homes running efficiently, so that’s all we worry about. But most families don’t realize that they might…

Vinyl Siding, Everything You Need to Know

Oh, vinyl siding. A staple of the 80s in a variety of forms, vinyl is a versatile and common material. Just the word can make some cringe, conjuring up images of tacky home design or brightly colored decor. However, vinyl siding has taken a turn for the better. Gone are thick and cheap looking vinyl…

What Is Stucco Siding?

Stucco siding isn’t new. Ancient civilization used versions of stucco in their primitive homes, and people have been using them for their dwellings ever since. And it’s for good reason! Stucco is one of the most friendly and functional materials for siding, and it’s come a long, long way since those ancient civilizations. In fact, stucco…