What You Need To Know To Prolong The Life Of Your Asphalt Roof

According to Home Advisor, you can expect to get from 15 to 20 years of use from your asphalt roof. That depends on what materials were used, the quality of the installation and the types of weather in your area. Using quality materials and a reputable roofing company are the first steps to keeping your roof around. Regular maintenance in the following areas also insures that your roof is giving your home the best protection during its lifetime. Read More 

Central Air Conditioner Problems: Signs That You Need A Replacement & The Cost For One

Although a central air conditioning system can undergo repairs when it has problems, eventually you will have to replace it. If you constantly have to pay for repairs, it may be a sign that the air conditioning system is about to completely breakdown. Discover how to tell when air conditioning repairs may be pointing to the need for a replacement, as well as the cost for a new system. What are Signs of the Need for an Air Conditioner Replacement? Read More 

How To Save Money With A Mini-Split Cooling System

A central air-conditioning unit is a good choice if you are trying to keep a large space cool. On the other hand, if you live in a big home, but you don't use all of the rooms, a central-system will push air into rooms that you are not even using. This means you are paying for your unit to produce more cool air than you need. If you want to cool your home more efficiently, then you can use a mini-split system to target your cooling and heating. Read More 

Clogs Stay Away: 3 Drain Cleaning Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

You can poke at it with a stick, pour it full of hot water, and even reach out for those chemical drain cleaners you already know are not going to work. However, when you really have a clogged drain, none of these outdated remedies will do the trick. As a homeowner, it often becomes your responsibility to take on the role of a plumber to try and tackle those crazy clogs that just will not budge. Read More 

Extreme Weather? Look At Siding Quality And Technology Before Price

If you're in the midst of remodeling your home and are still deciding on siding, be cautious about what you look for. Siding technology has gotten to the point where many people pay much more attention to the price than to the quality of the siding's workmanship. Yes, you should pay attention to the price -- no doubt about that! But you should also look for siding that can hold up well for a long time given the environment it will be in. Read More