Finding a Remedy for an Air Conditioning Unit That Is Not Properly Cooling Your Home

If you use an air conditioner in one of the rooms of your home to keep it cool during the summer, you most likely will notice if the room remains warm after you turn your unit on. There are several reasons why an air conditioning unit may not cool a room effectively. Here are a few steps you can follow to address the problem. Clean out Your Unit to Maximize Efficiency Read More 

Choosing A Heat Pump: What You Should Know

Your heat pump is a necessary component in your home if you want to keep it warm in the fall and winter. It works by taking heat away from cooler areas and bringing it into a heat sink, which is a warmer area where that heat can be released. Heat pumps also help you keep you cool in the spring and summer, because they can make sure freezers stay cool and air conditioners are pumping cool air into your home. Read More 

How To Maintain Granite Countertops

Granite is a gorgeous option for your kitchen countertop; however, it is one option that needs to be well maintained to keep up the beauty of it. Granite requires special care that most other countertop options such as laminate do not. Laminate simply needs to be cleaned with household cleaner or a mild detergent to clean it; however, some cleaners may not work on granite, as some chemicals can stain it. Read More 

Excavating Your Yard? Four Reasons To Ask For Ground Penetrating Radar To Locate Pipes

If you're getting ready to excavate your backyard to build a guest house or install a pool, you can't dig until you have the underground pipes and wires marked clearly. This is essential to ensure that you don't puncture a gas or plumbing line. One of the best ways to have the pipes identified is with ground penetrating radar. Many pipe locating services offer radar like this, but if you're not familiar with it, you may wonder if it's worth it. Read More 

How To Change Your Kitchen Cabinet Stain

Remodeling your kitchen is a very wise home improvement project. The kitchen is often the room that needs to be upgraded first, mainly because of all the traffic it receives and all the cooking that goes on. And, the kitchen cabinets usually wear down first. They are constantly being slammed, handled by dirty hands and there is a lot of moisture in the kitchen that can wear down the wood. Luckily, you can refinish your kitchen cabinets and give your room and entirely new. Read More