Winter isn’t just staying inside where it’s warm when you’re a homeowner. Extreme cold, nor’easters, snow squalls, sleet, snow and high winds can damage your new home or just make life miserable. Let’s tackle some of the most common questions we receive about winter storm prep from our customers, especially the new homeowners. [Read more…] about Winter Storm Preparedness
Winter cold can be miserable enough but cold zones in your home make it worse. Those are areas that, for whatever reason, tend to be noticeably and even measurably colder than other parts of the house. Maybe it’s the area at the end of the house’s heat circuit so its shorter heating duration is a problem. Maybe it’s a new addition. Or maybe it’s that side of the house that seems to take a beating in the cold from wind and shade. [Read more…] about Ductless Heat: Adding a New Zone
Winter plumbing problems are the worst and probably scare homeowners the most, not just new homeowners. Leaks can cause tremendous amounts of damage. Fortunately, a bit of knowledge and planning can prevent problems for both new and established homeowners. [Read more…] about Common Winter Plumbing Issues
Spending the winter in a warmer climate is far better than being in frigid New York, but those same freezing temperatures you’re fleeing can damage your home. Snowbirds need a way to monitor and protect their homes from anywhere and a smart thermostat is a fantastic option. [Read more…] about Smart Thermostats for Snowbirds
Winter is more than hot chocolate and cozy blankets. A little preparation now will keep your home safe and warm all winter long. Here are tips for new homeowners settling into their first winter season. [Read more…] about Prepare Your Home for Winter
If you’re renovating your home or upgrading your heating system and want to literally avoid cold feet, radiant floor heating is the number one choice. While it sounds like a luxury, it’s actually an energy-efficient and convenient heating solution. [Read more…] about What to Know About Radiant Floor Heating
While the natural gas moratorium that affected Long Island, Brooklyn, and Queens for months is officially over, the situation is not yet resolved, and issues still linger. Here’s your Need to Know Update… [Read more…] about New York Gas Moratorium Update
Home heating options used to be limited. The home you bought most likely used either oil or gas, unless you were unlucky enough to have an electricity-powered heating system, and that was it. You stayed with whatever you had. [Read more…] about What Is Bioheat®?
While September is well-known as hurricane season, officially hurricane season on the Atlantic runs from September 1 through November 30 and storms happen all year round. If you want to avoid costly repairs and replacement, protecting your air conditioner compressor is essential. Since September is also National Preparedness Month to encourage Americans to be ready for emergencies and national disasters it’s a great time to evaluate your situation. [Read more…] about Storm Protection for Your AC Compressor
Whether it’s warm or chilly after Labor Day, it’s the perfect time to clean and service your AC for the fall. Your air conditioning system has been working hard for months keeping you comfortable during spring & summer. Not only will fall cleaning and service keep it running well, but it will also prep it for next spring.