Choosing The Right Shingles For Your Home
12 May 2015
If you're in the market for a new roof, you may feel nearly overwhelmed by your material options. You might have already narrowed down your choices to eliminate sheet metal (too loud) or slate or shale shingles (too fragile and heavy). However, when it comes to the battle between wood and asphalt shingles -- two of the most popular material choices -- how can you ensure you've made the right selection for your home?
Need New Pipes? 3 Reasons Why PEX Is Perfect For You
17 April 2015
When your plumber tells you that your whole house needs new piping, it can come as a bit of a shock. As a result, you may not know what to say when you're asked what kind of piping you want to use for the repipe. You're still adjusting to the idea of having to get new pipes, and suddenly you have all of these choices to make. Copper, CPVC, PEX – what's the difference?
Is Your Boiler Getting Older? A Good Cleaning Can Keep It Going Strong
3 April 2015
In older boilers, it's often assumed that reduced function, signs of rust, or odd-tasting water are a death knell. However, with a little elbow grease and expertise, you may be able to get your boiler back in tip-top shape by cleaning it thoroughly and ensuring the tank is well-protected from corrosion.
Cleaning Out An Old Boiler
The first step to get your boiler in the best possible shape is to clean it out.
Garage Door Springs: What They Do And What Happens When They Break
12 March 2015
If you are like most homeowners, you probably don't think much about your garage door springs. In fact, you may have never even noticed that your door has springs. However, the truth is modern garage doors depend upon their springs; they simply will not operate without them. That's why it's important for you to understand more about your garage door springs and how to know if they are about to fail.