Is Your Fireplace Safe?
Most folks consider their fireplaces and chimneys to be indestructible parts of their home that require little or no maintenance. While masonry work is generally as close to maintenance-free as you can get, fireplaces and chimneys are more than just works of masonry: they are a part of your home's heating system, which must effectively exhaust fumes from your fireplace, furnace and water heater.
Relatively minor but regular maintenance efforts can help your chimney operate safely for an indefinite period of time. In the U.S., many people are poorly informed about the importance of basic chimney maintenance. This lack of understanding causes a substantial number of preventable deaths and
Why New Windows?
The Energy Star rating signifies that the product will use less energy than products without the rating. Most people have seen the Energy Star label on washing machines, dishwashers, and water heaters, but many people don't realize that installing Energy Star windows can save a significant amount of money while protecting your home from sun damage.
Saving Money with Energy Star
Many are bothered by products and ideas that are considered "Green". But recently,
New Light Bulbs
When you do the numbers to decide whether to lease a car or buy, whether to rent a house or buy, you look at the costs projected months and years ahead, right? So why not with something as simple as a light bulb? Too much effort for the savings? Well let us break it down for you so you can make an informed decision next time you're at the store.
There are two basics types of light bulb, fluorescent and incandescent light bulbs. Incandescent bulbs are the most