Archive for May, 2016

How to Keep Your AC In Tip Top Condition

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Heating and cooling in st. louis, Home air conditioning service, St louis furnace replacement costs

Gas furnace repair

As the summer heat moves in, keeping your air conditioner in tip top shape becomes even more of a priority. Cooling systems that have not been properly maintained can be costly to repair, although there are some affordable home air conditioning repair options. Maintenance, however, can prevent the need for repair and potentially save home owners thousands.

In fact, you can get a good 12 to 15 years of use out of your heating and cooling systems if you maintain them properly. What exactly is good maintenance? Apart from an annual maintenance visit from heating and co

Does Your Home Have Untapped Well Water?

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Residential well, Water well drilling, Water well drilling california

Well drilling

Water is an important part of our everyday lives. In fact, we can survive longer on no food and no sleep than we can on no water. Lack of water in our bodies leads to many short term and long term health conditions. However, even with the importance of water to our bodies, many people do not get enough water on a daily basis. Some people do not like the taste of the water and others may not have easy access to the water. Water that can be purchased at a store often has many of its important nutrients stripped out of it, and it can be quite costly regularly purchasing it. Well water is the access to water on the property. Well drilling allows homeowners to test if their properties are home to any freshwater well sources.

Of the 349 billion gallons of freshwater the United States withdraws each day, groundwa

New Ecofriendly Roofing Materials for Residential and Commercial Buildings

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Residential roofers, Residential roofing, Roof replacement

Roofing solutions

“With a roof right over our heads,” sang Bob Marley, but most of us rarely give any thought to the roof over our heads. And yet the roof of your building is one of its most important components, providing shelter to all who live and work under it, and saving the building from the worst ravages of weather and time. New technology means that roofing materials are also increasingly ecofriendly. So whether you’re looking for commercial or residential roofing, you can not only ensure shelter for yourself, your family and co-workers, but also make your building more environmentally responsible.

How roofing materials impact energy consumption
Very simply, the materials used for your roof can affect your home’s

Doing It Yourself Isn’t Always the Answer What to do When Thinking About Remodeling

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Entertainment cabinet, Entertainment cabinets, Kitchen remodeling

Entertainment cabinets

Owning a house is no walk in the park, but making it a home doesn’t have to be the most difficult thing in the world! Turning your house into a home means making it a place where you can feel comfortable and proud of what you’ve created and accomplished. After all, your home is supposed to be your castle.

This year, over 7.5 million home owners will remodel their kitchen. Whether it’s new cabinets, counters, or a complete overhaul, kitchen renovations are common, as well as valuable. However, it’s not something you should be doing all by yourself. If you happen to measure something wrong, or hit a wall in the wrong place, you could be in worse shape than when you started. Kitchen design and remodeling is something that people train and learn for years to accomplish, and these are the people you should b

Top 5 Reasons You Should Consider Investing in Impact Windows

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Energy efficient windows, Miami replacement windows, Miramar window installation

Impact windows and doors miami

We have all seen the devastation of natural disasters on the news. Houses collapsed, entire streets torn apart, neighborhoods decimated. As the weather continues to shift, building and housing companies are starting to think about ways that they can build houses that withstand the worst of a natural disaster like a hurricane or tornado, or brace against strong winds and flying debris. Impact windows and doors are at the forefront of those efforts, since those tend to be a weak point of the house that often can cause injuries or are instantly damaged. You want to have protection in your home and know that every part your home is made from quality products. High impact windows and doors can also have o

Three Bathtub Installation Tips to Avoid a Headache

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Bathtub refinishing cost, Cost of bathtub refinishing, Porcelain tile installation cost

Bathtub installation cost

Is it time for a bathtub replacement in your home? A good bathtub will last a several decades, but sometimes, through age and natural wear and tear, bathtub replacements become necessary for a homeowner. While putting in a new bathtub is not a terribly difficult job, the shower area of your home is extremely heavy and are constantly exposed to water — which makes them prone to rust, mildew, and mold. These factors can create a dangerous environment and can corrode the structure of the material that the bathtub is made of, as well as the skeleton of your home itself. Seemingly simple issues like cracked tile, grout inconsistencies, and flawed bathtub rep

Ways Every Homeowner Can Keep Their Roof in Great Shape

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Cincinnati gutter installation, Exterior house washing, Gutters cincinnati

Cincinnati gutter cleaning

Anyone who owns a home or a property is aware of how expensive roofing is. Roofs are absolutely essential to the structure and the shelter aspect of each and every home. When a roof has a crack, a hole or is thinning out, it can provide damage to the rest of the home. It can also be quite expensive to repair it, since roofs are made out of such resistant and durable materials. The process can also be timely, requiring more costs in the form of labor. An entire new roof on a home often costs in the thousands, requiring most homeowners to take out an additional loan or to plan and save for many months. There are steps that a homeowner can do to further the life of their roof and to prevent excessive costly repairs or even premature replacement of their roof.

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