Is Your Home Ready for Winter?

Is Your Home Ready for Winter?
The leaves are beginning to change color here in New England and that’s a sure sign that winter and colder temperatures will be here soon. With this in mind, it’s time to winterize your home. Here are some simple things that can be done to ensure you remain warm and […]

Simple Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

How is the air quality in your home?
Your home may be more polluted than you think. Some pollutants found indoors can include mold, pet dander, dust mites, and pollen. In the past it was common to leave windows and doors open to air things out. Today however, fresh air is not as high a priority as […]

Will Closing Doors Help Lower Utility Bills?

Will Closing Doors Help Lower Utility Bills?
With autumn now here, its time to put the bathing suits away, pull the sweaters out of storage and get ready to rake some leaves. As temperatures drop, heating your home and saving on energy costs may also come to mind. One tip to save on heating you may […]

How to Clean Your Shower Head

How to Clean Your Shower Head
When showering, do you find your shower head is spraying unevenly? Or perhaps the shower head is bit discolored. Both issues may have been caused by mineral deposits that accrue over time. Instead of using harsh chemicals or replacing the shower head completely, take a moment  and see if one of […]

How to Shut Off Your Water Heater

How to Shut Off Your Water Heater
It may be that your hot water heater is not running properly, overheating, or making odd noises. Either way, knowing the four steps of how to properly turn off your water heater will help prevent the damage to your system from becoming worse, and help avoid disasters such as […]

The DO's and DON'Ts of Garbage Disposals

The DO’s and DON’Ts of Garbage Disposals
If your home has a garbage disposal, then you know it can make clean-up after meals much easier. A disposal is simple to maintain and to keep in good working order– as long as you use it correctly. By following the “DO’s and DON’Ts” of garbage disposals, you should be […]