• The Best Time To Get Your A/C Installed

    1 December 2014

    The best time to get your A/C installed is during the chilly months. Even though the last thing on your mind might be the need for air conditioning, eventually those low temperatures will climb. When they do, you'll be glad you made a move earlier to take care of your A/C needs. Here are five good reasons to contact an air conditioning contractor, one like HVACTECH Systems, during the winter. 1. He'll be less busy.

  • Working Outside? 2 Electrical Safety Tips You Need To Remember

    21 November 2014

    Do you love to work in your yard? If you are like most proactive homeowners, you are probably eager to grab your work gloves, get outside, and start taking care of business as soon as you get a free afternoon. Unfortunately, not keeping electrical safety in mind can cost you if you aren't careful. Here are two electrical safety tips that you should remember whenever you work outside. 1: Assume All Wires Are Live

  • Two Tips To Help Prepare Your Roof For The Winter

    14 November 2014

    The cold winter months can cause havoc with your home's roof. Unfortunately, some new homeowners may not know much about these problems, and as a result, they may be accidentally exposing their roofs to higher risks of damage. In particular, there are two tips you can follow that will help your roof avoid sustaining major damage this coming winter: Prevent Ice Dams From Ruining Your Roof Ice dams form when snow on your roof melts but refreezes when it approaches the ledge.

  • Buttoning Up Your Home To Make It Cozy For The Winter Months

    12 November 2014

    With the cold air fast approaching, now is the time to think about ways to keep the warm air inside of your home. The rising costs of fuel and energy bills are always a concern throughout the winter months. There are many ways that you can keep your home warmer and more airtight as the weather turns frigid. Vinyl Window Inserts Buying customized vinyl window inserts can help add an additional layer of insulation to keep your room warm and toasty.

  • 5 Reasons Why Homesteading Is Easier In A Modular Home

    7 November 2014

    There are some of you who will buck the urbanization trend. You don't want skyscrapers and great theater. You want open skies and room to roam. You dream of fresh eggs, organic gardens and healthy children riding fat ponies. You're always looking in the papers for that perfect homesteading property. One of your main concerns is where you will live on your little slice of Eden. Some great properties are remote, overgrown and not connected to utilities.

  • 3 Easy Ways To Save On Your Home Heating Oil Bill

    6 November 2014

    Many families find that their home heating oil bill is one of their largest expenses. Fortunately, there are a wide variety of different things that you can do to help lower the cost of this particular bill.  1. Seize The Power Of Space Heaters  If your and your family tend to hang out together in just one or two rooms of your home then you may want to consider getting a space heater.

  • 3 Common Kitchen Sink Problems and How to Fix Them

    5 November 2014

    The kitchen sink is a vital part of the home due to cooking and the related cleanup. Frequent use and problematic plumbing can both lead to ongoing problems with the sink that are interfering with your daily life. Thankfully, the most common problem have easy enough solutions. Dripping Water The sound of a constantly dripping faucet is enough to make anyone annoyed. If your kitchen tap continues to drip even when it is firmly turned off, there's a good chance it's merely loose or damaged washers inside the faucet assembly.