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 

4 Tips For Protecting Your Septic System When Hosting A Big Party

If you are planning to host an upcoming event at your home, you could be looking forward to spending time with your loved ones and having a good time. One thing that you might not have thought about yet, however, is how your party could have an effect on your septic system. Your septic system probably isn't designed to handle the influx of people who will be at your home, flushing your toilets and washing their hands, but there are things you can do to protect your system. Read More 

Three Main Benefits Of Metal Roofing

Choosing the roofing material for your home can have important consequences for the future. For example, if you put asphalt shingles on your home, they can absorb the UV rays from the sun, transform them into heat, and then allow that heat to seal into your home. This can lead to increased air conditioning bills. Metal roofing can help to keep your cooling costs down, but it can also bring a few other important benefits. Read More