Transforming the Old House From the Bottom Up

Why You Should Choose A Ductless Heat Pump

The traditional way to heat and cool a home is to use an AC unit for cooling and a furnace for heating. Just because this is the traditional way does not mean that it is the best way. You can use a heat pump to both heat and cool your home, which can help you to cut down on installation costs, and you can use a ductless system to provide more targeted and efficient cooling. Read More 

Your Home’s HVAC System: Electrical Components You Need to Maintain

To keep your home's HVAC system functioning properly, it is important to maintain its electrical components. In many cases, if one of these items wears out your system will stop working. By having these items inspected and replaced on a routine basis, it is easier to avoid a complete system breakdown. Fuses Your HVAC system relies on several electrical components, but one area some people forget to check is the fuse box. Read More 

Repairing A Bathroom Sink That No Longer Holds Water

You fill the bathroom sink with water to shave or clean up, but find yourself turning on the water frequently to keep the sink full. The pop-up stopper is likely the cause. A cracked stopper or bad seal allow water to leak out of the sink. This is a simple DIY project that you can do in about an hour with some household tools. Fix that drain now with the following instructions. Read More 

Tips For Getting The Most From Tree Services

Having the trees on your property professionally serviced may be a task that you have never had done before, but it can be critical in ensuring that your trees stay as healthy as possible. However, if you are inexperienced with these services, you may benefit from using the following couple of tips to ensure that you the most when from your tree service.  Verify The Contractors Will Not Use Spikes When Working On The Tree Read More 

No Safety Cables? 3 Motivating Reasons Why You Should Have Safety Cables On Your Garage Door

Most garage doors are already equipped with safety cables, which are laced through the springs and attached to a sturdy surface. However, some doors do not have safety cables because they have been removed or were never used in the first place. The absence of safety cables is more common on older garage doors or doors that have fallen into disrepair.  If your garage door doesn't have safety cables, you may be putting yourself, your family and your property in danger. Read More