Entries by John L.

Top 5 Reasons to Replace Your Windows Before Winter

Windows help maintain the temperature in your home, keeping the cold out in the winter and the heat out in the summer. To capture upon the benefits of windows, it is important to have well sealed, efficient, and double or triple paned glass window. The benefits to having quality windows are endless, including tax rebates […]

How to Prevent Ice Dams This Winter

All conscientious homeowners should be aware of ice damming and how it works. It is really quite simple…An ice dam is ice that forms a ridge on the edge of a roof and therefore prevents melting snow (water) from draining off.  What causes Ice Dams?  There is a complex interaction among the amount of heat […]

Energy Saving Tips

Ceiling fans are useful all year round. With their direction reversed in the winter, they create a gentle updraft that moves warm air from the ceiling and distributes it evenly throughout the room. Set your hot water temperature at the “normal” setting — no higher than 120 degrees F. This can cut your water heating […]