How To Clean Your Air Conditioner Compartment And Condenser

The more often you run your air conditioner, the more often it will need to be serviced. The exterior condenser unit of a central AC system is particularly vulnerable. Since it is exposed to the elements, certain components can get dirty, causing it to have reduced efficiency. Even during the winter time, when you aren't running your air conditioner, the condenser can get dirty. This will definitely effect its functionality when you fire it during the summer. [Read More]

Sump Pump Drainage Chic: A Garden Bed For Moisture Loving Plants

It's no fun having a water problem in the basement. With smart waterproofing solutions, new drains and a sump pump installation, your waterproofing contractor can solve that problem in fairly short order. After that, the rain can fall any time it wants and you won't end up with dampness, unpleasant odors and possible mold growth downstairs. What you will have, though, is a very damp area in the backyard where the moisture from the basement ends up as the sump pump pushes it out the drainage pipe and away from your home's foundation. [Read More]

Avoiding Bursting Pipes This Coming Winter

If you just purchased your first home, you will soon find out the amount of work it takes to maintain the components it is made from to help keep it from unfortunate damage requiring plumbing repair. Your home's piping system is one area that needs a bit of extra care when winter weather settles in. Use the following tips to help keep your pipes from bursting due to excessively cold temperatures after summer and fall pass. [Read More]

What You Need To Know About Modular Homes Before You Build A House

Building a home is exciting, but it's also a lot of work — and the work starts with the design process. The first thing you need to decide is if you want to build a house on site or if you'd like to have a modular home built. Sure, you can work with an architect to create a house that you love, but working with a modular home designer to design your dream home might be a better option for you. [Read More]