Every Home Needs a Hobby Room

  • Why Your Antique House Should Have Modern Windows Installed

    31 March 2015

    Have you recently purchased an old home? Are you making plans for how to renovate it, while preserving its historical charm? Here are some reasons why home window replacement should be at the top of your to do list: Safety: In some older houses, the window frames are too small for a person to use the window as a fire escape. They may also have small windows that consist of nothing more than a pane of glass and don't open at all.

  • How To Get The Longest Life Out Of Your Water Well System

    27 March 2015

    If you've got a well that provides water to your home, you know it can be a pretty large inconvenience if something goes wrong. If you're all of a sudden without any water at all, it can impact just about every aspect of your day. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help prolong the life of your system. Like with almost anything in your home, preventative water well maintenance is the best thing you can do for your well.

  • 4 Ways To Make Your Asphalt Roofing Greener And More Energy Efficient

    19 March 2015

    Today, there are many options to make the roofing on your home energy efficient. Most of these options include using alternatives to asphalt shingles, which can be a costly solution. If you want to use asphalt shingles on your roof, there are some things that can be done to make your roof greener and more energy efficient. This can include using an energy efficient underlayment, choosing lighter colored shingles and adding insulation to the roof rafters.

  • 3 Tips For Maintaining Your Water Heater

    9 March 2015

    Most people don't give much thought to their water heater, but when it ceases to work properly, it can be a huge inconvenience. A broken water heater doesn't necessarily mean that you have to buy a new water heater; in many cases, an experienced plumber can repair your broken unit. But if you want to prevent your water heater from malfunctioning and make it last longer, there are several things you can do.

  • Quick And Easy Ways To Keep Cool When Your Air Conditioner Needs Servicing

    26 February 2015

    There's no need to sweat your guts out while you wait for your air conditioner to get repaired.  You can cool yourself and your home down with just a few simple tricks. Some of them won't even require any additional electricity. Here's a few simple ways to cool down until your air conditioner is back up and running. Invest In A Window Unit A small window air conditioner won't keep your entire home cool.

  • Tips To Help You Save Money On A New Roof

    19 February 2015

    If your roof is getting old and worn out, it's a good idea to start shopping for a new roof before major leaks develop. This gives you time to get the best price possible. If you need to put a roof on in a hurry, you may have to pay more. Plus, during the busy season for roofers, you may have a hard time finding a roofer who is available. When you can schedule the work at your convenience, you can use the following tips to get the best price for your budget.

  • Three Helpful Tips For Tree Removal Services

    12 February 2015

    Removing a hazardous tree is a quite an undertaking that is best left to professionals. It may seem simple enough to get rid of the potentially dangerous tree in your yard. After all, you just call a professional and they come to remove it, right? Wrong. Sometimes, removing a tree is a more difficult process. If you are thinking of having a tree removed, use these three tips to ensure you get it done correctly:

  • Top Alternative Heating And Cooling Systems

    9 February 2015

    Heating and cooling systems are a crucial aspect to homely comfort, regardless of the climate you're in. So it's no wonder why more and more companies are developing new ways to efficiently control your home's temperature.  If you're in the market for a new heating and cooling system, take a look at these modern alternatives. Heat Pumps Perfect for moderate climates, heat pumps are a convenient alternative to standard electric heating and cooling systems.

  • Comparing Copper And PEX Plumbing Pipes

    4 February 2015

    When looking to install new plumbing, there are a number of different materials that you can choose from. Two of the most common types of materials used to fabricate plumbing pipes are copper and cross linked polyethylene, abbreviated as PEX. Both of these types of plumbing offer different advantages over each other, and knowing the features of each can help you make an educated decision about which type of plumbing is the best fit for your house.

  • 4 Reasons Your Office Needs A Carpet Cleaning Service

    3 February 2015

    If you're a small business owner or office manager, you've probably been moving that pesky carpet cleaning chore to the bottom of the list for several months now. You know it's important, but other priorities always seem to get in the way. Well, don't wait any longer. There are four big reasons to get in touch with a professional carpet cleaning service today. Reduce Allergens in the Office These days it seems like everyone is allergic to something.