Homeowner Tips For Keeping Your Rain Gutters In Good Condition

Keeping the rain gutters on the roof of your home in optimal shape can be a challenge if you don't dedicate some time towards maintenance. With the cost of installing new rain gutters being between $1000 to $2400, it's crucial that you take maintenance seriously. In order for your rain gutters to continue working great in the years to come without the need for any replacement, you'll want to explore the various steps involved with maintenance. Read More 

What Can Cause a Garage Door To Open Slowly Or Get Completely Stuck?

Garage doors and garage door opening systems don't typically require much maintenance, but they may require a little extra work if one or both of your doors is struggling to open or close. Symptoms of this problem are doors having difficulty opening and closing, getting stuck completely, and being noisy and squeaky. If the problem isn't immediately obvious you'll have to diagnose it yourself, but the good news is that you can also fix many problems yourself. Read More 

3 Landscape Ideas For A More Private Yard

You love your landscape, but you don't love the open invitation it seems to give to your neighbors and passersby. If you want your yard to feel more intimate and private, there are a few ways you can use landscaping design to accomplish a more seclusive appeal. Here are 3 ways you can use landscaping to make your property feel more private.   Create livable space If you want your private yard to have a secluded area where you can read, relax, or just watch the birds in the trees, you can have a section of your yard turned into a private 'room' of sorts. Read More 

A/C Troubleshooting: Ice Buildup On a Furnace

Did you walk by your furnace and notice that ice is building up around the unit? That might seem surprising, considering a furnace is built for heating, but the ice is stemming from the fact that the furnace also forms part of your central air conditioner unit. It's a problem in the air conditioner-related mechanisms that's causing the ice. Central air conditioner units have an exterior condensing unit that works to fuel the system and bring in exterior air. Read More 

Three Advantages Of A Condensing Furnace

Heating costs are one of the most expensive bills that homeowners have to contend with. If you live in an older home, you will probably have an older furnace. In decades past, gas furnace manufacturers were not as concerned with efficiency as they are today. Thus, if you want to get your heating costs down, you should consider updating your furnace. For the best results, you should install a modulating, condensing furnace. Read More