Tag Archives: home improvement

Celebrating National Flag Day

National Flag Day is today, June 14, a day when Americans will honor 242 years of Old Glory. Since the flag’s adoption by Congress on June 14, 1777, its design has been modified 27 times, with President Eisenhower ordering the current 50-star version of our flag in 1959. Symbolizing independence and solidarity, the Stars and […]

Kitchen Tricks to Add More Counter Space

Counter space is the “location, location, location” you need for storage, cooking and tools. Here are some ideas to stretch your space and still have a great-looking kitchen. Use pretty canisters to hold often-needed, non-perishable items. Choose clear glass jars, stainless canisters, or crockery to enhance your décor and keep things at your fingertips. Group […]

Is Your Home Losing Energy?

There are telltale signs that a home is wasting energy that every homeowner should be aware. Drafts … if you feel drafts in rooms when doors and windows are closed, it can indicate a leak that can adversely affect heating or air-conditioning. Moisture on windows … condensation occurs when warm moist air meets cooler dry […]

5 Lawn Care Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Yard

Everyone wants a lawn covered with lush green grass and verdant plants. But what mistakes are preventing you from achieving this? Read on to learn about some common lawn care mistakes and how to prevent them. 1. Cutting Grass Too Short Experts advise cutting off no more than 30 percent of the grass blade in […]

Comfort Systems

Heating and air-conditioning are frequently referred to as the “comfort systems.”  If one has gone out in the dead of winter or the heat of summer, lack of comfort becomes a primary concern.  Regular maintenance with a HVAC checklist is something that homeowners can do themselves to ensure that the units operate properly. Periodically Change […]