Installing Vinyl Windows: A Sacramento Homeowner’s Guide

I love driving through Sacramento’s Oak Park to look at the old, colorful character houses that gracefully line the streets. My imagination tends to run wild thinking of all of the families who have lived there and the many stories those sturdy old walls must hold. While the bones of…

Air Conditioning Repair Tips During Davis, CA Heat Advisories

Earlier this summer, Davis, CA experienced five solid days with high temperatures exceeding the 100-degree mark. Because of this, the National Weather Service issued heat advisories warning folks to stay off the streets. Scorching highs aren’t unusual in Davis during the summers and, in general, my advice for homeowners is…

Tips for Drain Cleaning: Sacramento Homeowner Plumbing Advice

Sacramento is a city of old neighborhoods filled with historic homes, from the Pocket area to Oak Park, Midtown to East Sac. These classic homes have so much character—and such unique architecture. They’re all absolutely beautiful. Well, at least on the outside. Inside walls and underneath floors, though, many of…

The Best Reasons for Home Window Replacement: Sacramento, CA Homeowner Tips

The weekends around my house are often used for tackling those pesky home improvement projects, especially now that it’s warm outside. During the summer months, I really like to check off the things on my list that make our Sacramento home more energy efficient. We don’t intend to sell anytime…

How to Lower Your Electric Bills in the Summer with 3 Expert Tips

There was a day in June this year when the high temperatures in our part of Northern California got up to 110 degrees—two days before summer even officially started. Simply put, where we live the summers are long. The hottest months, statistically speaking, are in late July and early August,…

Trenchless Sewer Repair: A Sacramento Homeowner’s Guide

There are a lot of unexpected problems that can cause a homeowner to need to have sewers repaired—and this winter in Sacramento I think we saw them all. Here in the capital, we got pounded by rain, ending our long-standing drought and setting a few records for precipitation in January…