How to Measure for Replacement Windows

Replacing your windows can provide your home you with greater security while also lowering your energy costs. And, of course, they also dramatically update your home’s look and feel. But before you jump into buying replacement windows, there are a few key details you need to know about measurements. After…

How Long Do PEX Pipes Last?

  We’re all looking to keep costs down. So, if you need plumbing repairs, PEX piping is a great option. But how long does it last, and is it better than traditional piping like copper? There are lots to think about when choosing the best piping. So, let’s explore whether…

What is a MERV Rating and Why Does it Matter?

If you book HVAC tune-ups or are in the market for a new HVAC system, you may have heard of MERV ratings. Identifying the MERV rating of an air filter plays a vital role in ensuring a healthy indoor environment and keeping your home or workplace comfortable all year round….

Unusual HVAC Smells and What They Mean

When you turn your air conditioner back on after a break in use, you may notice some funny smells coming from the HVAC system. What in the heck is that? There are several common causes to be aware of – and some may require immediate attention or for a service…

Low Energy Bill Secrets

Do you ever look at your utility bills and almost pass out from the shock? It’s no secret that energy costs are soaring, but it pays to be proactive rather than reactive. You can save money by making some simple changes around your home. Check out these top ten energy-saving…

Does a Whole House Fan Work in Every Season?

Installing a whole house fan can help cool your home in the summer and can also be used during other seasons to keep your home comfortable and help reduce your energy bills. Wondering how to get the best use out of your whole house fan? Here are some top tips…

Use Your Space Heater Safely this Winter

  Space heaters are one of the most popular ways to keep a room warm during the colder months. These appliances can offer a comfortable and reliable heat source for your home or office, but only if you use them properly. Unfortunately, these space heaters can be hazardous if not…

Use Your Home Windows to Keep Warm this Winter

Most of us think of using our windows to just look outside. But did you know you can use your windows to help keep you warm during the colder seasons? Sacramento winters are chilly for California, so we put together these simple home windows maintenance tips to help keep your…

5 HVAC Mistakes that Drive Up Your Heating Bill

Winter’s here, and if you still need to check out your heating system, you’ll be left in the cold. Unfortunately, it could be costing you money without you knowing it. Avoiding these five HVAC mistakes will help keep your energy bills low and your house warm this winter. Having a…

It’s Getting Cold, Time to Bring Plans in for the Winter

The nights are getting cooler only means winter is here. Temperatures are starting to drop, and you may be wondering what to do with your plants for winter. If you’re feeling the cold, some of your plants will be too. Check out these tips and tricks to help successfully bring…