How to Prepare Your Home for Fall

With the fall and winter months just around the corner, pre-season prep work needs to be done to ensure no uh-ohs! come up unexpectedly or when it is too late. For you and your family’s health and safety, prioritize interior and exterior home preparation while the weather outside is still…

Earthquake Preparedness Tips for Your HVAC

Part of living in California is just accepting the possibility of earthquakes. These natural events can do serious damage to your home and everything in it. While most people prepare the contents in their home for earthquake damage—think bookshelves, TVs, storage, etc.—appliances are often overlooked. Here are some of our…

The Best Way to Clean a Sink P-Trap

Plumbing issues can be hard to diagnose. There’s no way you can lift the hood off your plumbing system and take a look inside. Despite this, there is one easy plumbing fix you can do on your own. Here is the best way to clean a sink P-trap. What is…

Pros and Cons of Casement Windows

For far too long we’ve seen casement windows stuck in the back of our warehouse not getting the attention they deserve. This isn’t to say anything bad about horizontal sliding, vertical sliding, or double-hung windows; they’re all great options for your home. Despite this, there’s something about the classic look…

DIY HVAC Repairs Not to Do. Here’s Why.

Any sort of AC repair and service should be left to the professionals. While there is a YouTube video for everything, HVAC repairs can be downright dangerous when not done properly. What those tutorial videos don’t show you are the years of experience and expert training certified HVAC techs go…

Can Your Air Conditioner Give You a Sore Throat?

It’s easy to take central cooling for granted—especially after some of the recent heat waves in Sacramento. Far too often, we see homeowners neglect their air conditioner until something goes wrong or they start to feel unwell. If you’re wondering can your air conditioner give you a sore throat, the…

The Best Way to Deep Clean a Bathroom

Sometimes, there’s nothing better than coming home to a nice, clean house. And nothing beats bathing in a clean tub. While the process of deep cleaning a bathroom can be daunting for some, we’ve broken down the work into easy tasks. For your convenience, here is the best way to…

5 Reasons to Choose Vinyl Windows

When it comes time to choosing new windows for your home, it’s easy to be overwhelmed with options. We understand how easy it can be to get lost in a sea of options. Because of this, we’re sharing more about one of our favorite window materials, vinyl! Here are 5…

What is Radiant Barrier?

As we become more aware of the challenges facing the world, more homeowners are asking how they can be more energy efficient. A simple solution that can help a larger problem is radiant barrier, found in an attic. This additional insulation method can help stop UV rays from even getting…

What to do When There’s a Slab Leak

Slab leaks are something that we unfortunately have to deal with on a somewhat regular basis. The good news is that it only affects homes built on a concrete slab. The bad news, there are a lot of homes in Sacramento and the East Bay that are built on concrete…