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Why is My AC Blowing Warm Air?

Posted by Joey Haack on Jul 27, 2021 11:15:00 AM

When summer brings the heat, a malfunctioning air conditioner can be a big problem. Often, an AC breakdown causes a unit to blow warm air. There are a few reasons this can happen, some of them easy to fix and others more involved.

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Topics: maintenance, home improvements

What Type of Water Heater is Right for Your Home

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

Your water heater is the second highest consumer of energy in the home, so you want a water heater that’s energy efficient, cost effective, and dependable. If you’re considering replacing your water heater, there are many factors to weigh, including the type of heater you’ll purchase and what features it should include.

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Topics: maintenance, home improvements

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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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!

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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.

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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

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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.

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Topics: roofing