Month: January 2012

Going Through Different Siding Options

As the temperature dips, homeowners start to realize just how well insulated their home is when bills arrive. ¬†Sometimes it could be the temperature has fallen dramatically for an extended period, leaving your thermostat virtually merciless to take a break. ¬†Although, in reality, a home’s ability to regulate temperatures better than others could be because one’s …

How to protect your landscaping during the snow season

You work hard on your lawn and landscaping during the spring and summer. Now it’s fall, and time to get ready for winter. You know the drill – move houseplants indoors, make sure your plants are well-watered before the ground freezes, clean up the beds and remove annuals, cut back perennials, put down mulch. But when …

Five tips to stay warm and reduce energy costs

As winter approaches and the outdoor temperature drops, energy consumption is on the rise. Homeowners can implement these five tips to help reduce their home’s energy use and costs, yet maintain a warm and comfortable indoor environment, this winter. Energy audit If you want to reduce your home’s energy costs, a home energy assessment or audit …