Doug has some helpful tips to prep for Winter. Doing these before it gets cold makes them a little easier. Take out your Window AC units Check that you have an insulated cover over your attic stairs If you do not have a cover, get one from a local lumber yard – Modern Lumber or […]
Doug visited WINY 1350 AM this morning and had a list of helpful tasks you should try doing during the summer.
During a storm: If the power goes out and you have a generator, make sure you are using it safely and leave plenty of airflow space around the unit. How Ice Dams are formed: Heat from inside your home enters the attic, warming the roof. The snow on top of your roof melts and runs […]
With summer quickly coming to an end its time to prepare for the cooler months. Walk around your house and look for any damage to the roof, siding and foundation. Look for shingles that are curling, or cracking and inspect the flashing around skylights and chimneys. Seal gaps and cracks around window and doors to […]
With winter finally coming, it is a great time to clean your dryer vent. Most people use their dryers more during the winter, so make sure there isn’t a clog in the line. A clogged dryer vent could lead to a fire, so be careful and clean it out. While you are cleaning, make sure […]
Time flies by, December is here! As we are in the midst of the busy holiday season we cannot forget about keeping a smooth running home. Here are some tips for this month.
The average cost to repair water damage is $2,128 (1). Catch a water leak before the damage gets out of control, even if you are not home, with an Wi-Fi connected flood alarm. You can purchase one from Amazon around $55. (D-Link DCH-S160) Place a sensor near: Washing Machines Sump Pumps Water Heaters Sink / […]
Tonight we gain an hour of sleep. Make sure you set your clock back before going to sleep tonight. Change your smoke detector batteries Photo courtsey of Nest We always suggest changing the batteries in your smoke detectors when the time changes. Remember a safe home is a happy home!
Yes it’s true, November is already here which means winter is not far away. Check your engines this month! We suggest that you have your generator serviced before those stormy days arrive. Another good idea is to get your snow blower cleaned off and running to make sure it is ready for that first snow fall.
With winter right around the bend, its a great time to get your home ready for the cold weather. Read on to view Doug’s 13 tips for the winter season.
Get ready for hurricane season! If you have a sump pump make sure it is in good working order. Check that your gutters are clean and the end of the downspouts are not blocked by your landscaping. Check your flashlights and batteries. Also, service your generator before the power goes out!