80 Gemat Cir, Rifle, CO 81650 | 970.989.9973

Pacific Sheet Metal Blog

Joey Haack

Recent Posts

Pros and Cons of Radiant Floor Heating

Posted by Joey Haack on Apr 30, 2021 11:15:00 AM

Have you ever considered a heated floor system? Radiant floor heating is typically installed during the building process but can also be installed after a home is built. You can install radiant heat throughout your entire house to replace your conventional forced-air HVAC system or in specific areas to give your space a luxurious feel.

Read More

Topics: heating and cooling, plumbing, electrical

Budget-Friendly Exterior Home Renovation Projects

Posted by Joey Haack on Feb 23, 2021 3:30:50 PM

Are you looking for creative ways to spruce up your home while on a tight budget? Here are several tips and ideas to help you make the most out of your exterior home renovation without breaking the bank. These projects are practical, affordable, and can boost your home’s value and curb appeal. You can even perform these renovations on your own to avoid hiring a professional contractor.

Read More

Topics: home improvements

The Importance of Indoor Air Quality

Posted by Joey Haack on Jan 12, 2021 1:15:00 PM

As the weather grows colder, we naturally spend more time indoors. It may seem “safer” to stay inside your house, but if you’re not breathing clean, pure air, it can cause all sorts of serious problems.

Back in 2019 (AKA before COVID), Americans spent 90 percent of their time inside—where pollutants can range from two to five times higher than outdoor concentrations. Just imagine how that percentage has likely risen during this unprecedented time. Since we’re encouraged to stay at home as much as possible, we need to take some extra precautions to stay healthy and prevent the spread of illnesses.

Your indoor air quality is vitally important to your short- and long-term health and wellbeing. Here’s a rundown on how to improve the air quality inside your home or office to help you remove the bad stuff and replace it with fresh, clean air.

Read More

Topics: heating and cooling, indoor air quality

Tips from a Pro: 8 DIY Home Maintenance Repairs

Posted by Joey Haack on Dec 7, 2020 1:25:00 PM

Are you looking for some easy ways to fix up your home without burning a hole in your wallet? Here are several DIY home maintenance tasks and repair recommendations to help make your home safer and more comfortable. 

Read More

Topics: maintenance, home improvements

Tips from a Pro: 8 Easy Home Improvement Ideas

Posted by Joey Haack on Nov 12, 2020 1:26:00 PM

If you’re looking for some easy DIY home improvement ideas, you’ve come to the right place. Most of the following renovation ideas are relatively simple and can be done in a single afternoon. This list of tips will help you increase your property value by making small modernizations throughout your home and yard!

Read More

Topics: maintenance, home improvements

What Is Architectural Sheet Metal?

Posted by Joey Haack on Jul 14, 2020 3:15:00 PM

When people think of metal components of buildings, some of the first things that come to mind are gutters, flashing, and ductwork. Architectural metals are highly versatile and can be used in numerous places to add both functionality and decoration to your home or office space.

Read More

Topics: home improvements

A Complete Guide to Gutter Cleaning and Tuning

Posted by Joey Haack on Mar 23, 2020 3:30:00 PM

It’s easy to take your gutters for granted when they’re working properly. Gutters prevent water from streaming down your home’s siding and pooling near its foundation. If your gutters don’t guide the rain safely away from your home, however, you could experience a myriad of problems, such as

Read More

Topics: gutters, maintenance

What You Need to Look For in a Roofing Estimate

Posted by Joey Haack on Mar 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Repairing or replacing a roof is a big task, and if you’re hiring a roofing company to do it, the expenses can quickly add up. When finding a roofer, it’s important to conduct research beforehand to ensure you get the most accurate quote for your service. If you can, get at least thee quotes before deciding on a roofing contractor. When getting a roof estimate, be sure to ask the following questions.

Read More

Topics: roofing

Your Spring HVAC System Maintenance Checklist

Posted by Joey Haack on Mar 9, 2020 3:45:00 PM

You rely on your home’s heating and cooling system almost every day, so it’s important to take care of it and plan for regular maintenance to keep it running in tip-top shape. This spring, use our HVAC maintenance checklist to keep your heating and cooling system running smoothly. 

Read More

Topics: heating and cooling

Plumbing Problems to Avoid When You Leave Home This Winter

Posted by Joey Haack on Feb 26, 2020 9:30:00 AM

If you’re going south for the winter, you don’t want to come home to a plumbing disaster. Before you head out of town, make sure your house is prepared to withstand the cold temperatures while you’re gone.

Read More

Topics: plumbing