Keep Bugs Out of Your Windows

Sacramento is starting to heat up, and there’s nothing like a fresh breeze in your home to make you feel alive after a long winter. Unfortunately, bugs and critters invading your home can spoil that springtime mood. So, we’ve put together the best window maintenance tips to help you keep…

How Long Do Air Conditioners Last?

Nothing on our planet is eternal. Everything has a lifespan. And while technology is evolving with a heavier focus on longevity, all appliances, including your air conditioner does have a cut-off date. In this post, we’ll discuss how long air conditioners last and the variable factors that influence its longevity,…

How Can Indoor Air Quality Affect Your Health?

It’s worrying that our indoor air can often be up to five times more polluted than outdoor environments. In one of our previous blog posts, we explained more about the indoor pollutants affecting your health. But what happens if you choose to ignore those pollutants? Poor Indoor Air Quality and…

12 Window Treatment Ideas to Suit Every Home and Budget

You want your home to look beautiful, and that includes the windows. But with such an array of options, how do you know which ones to choose? From modern shades to elegant drapery, window treatments can be decorative or functional or a mix of both. Whatever your preference, the following…

The 7 Most Common Indoor Air Pollutants

Indoor air quality is something that most people don't think about much. After all, as long as you can breathe easy and aren't affected by allergies, it must be okay, right? Research from EPA highlights a very different story. The truth is, the air within homes and other buildings can...

Home Plumbing Maintenance Checklist

Homeowners dread a plumbing issue because it causes high-stress levels, water bills, and, in severe cases, the need to seek other accommodation until the problem has been resolved. It’s usually only spotted once the problem has occurred, and the case has gotten bad enough to see without actively looking for...

Which Attic Insulation Should I Pick?

It’s obvious that attic insulation isn’t a luxury. It’s a necessity among homeowners. In order to keep their homes warm, their heating effective, and their heating bills low, it’s fundamental to have good attic insulation. After all, if you’re powering up the heating to maximum every hour of every day...

What is a Window Sash?

The window sash is more than just an aesthetic touch on your home. It plays an important part in your window’s functionality and architecture. Staying knowledgeable on the components of your home’s windows – like the window sash – will help keep you aware of when your windows are in…

What is that Rattling Noise? Strange Furnace Sounds

What Are Those Strange Furnace Sounds? We all have that fear, waking up in the middle of the night only to hear something very out of place. Though it’s easy for our minds to play tricks on us, chances are the noises you’re hearing are from your furnace. When you…

6 Steps to Caulk Your Shower

There’s nothing quite like a sparkly bathroom and shower to make your home feel luxurious! However, the shower is prone to the grime and mold that grows due to moisture and warmth. Over time, your bathroom shower will need a refresh, which includes replacing the caulking. The overall process is…