Things You May Not Know About Flood Insurance

Last week we talked about preventing basement flooding this spring. Now let’s talk about why it’s important. Not just because you don’t want your stuff to get wet, but because your insurance plan probably doesn’t cover flood damage claims. Homeowners and landlords with property in high-risk areas are required to purchase flood insurance in order […]

Prepare Your Home for Spring

With the warm temperatures recently, there’s no denying that spring is just around the corner. Everyone knows about the annual indoor spring cleaning but do you know what to do to prepare your home for spring outdoors? Here are some tips from ARC Contracting, use them to determine: is your home ready for spring? Check […]

Why Is Proper Roof Ventilation So Important?

Your home’s attic ventilation system consists of intake and exhaust. In order to be effective, it must keep your attic dry in the winter and cool in the summer. This helps to protect beams and roofing materials from damage and in the end it saves you money. Ventilation Effects in Summer When roof ventilation is […]

Winter Heating Bills | Tips to Keep Your House Warm

With winter storms and freezing temperatures in the forecast, you want to make sure that you stay cozy and warm in your home. But you also want to make sure that you aren’t hit with an expensive winter heating bills. Especially with the below zero temperatures this week you want to make sure that your […]

Deck the Halls with Christmas Lights

Now that Thanksgiving is over, we can fully get into the Christmas spirit. Why limit the festivities to inside your home. Many people decorate their houses and yards with lights and props. If you don’t want to pull a Clark Griswold, follow these tips and you’ll be putting up your lights like a pro. Set […]

Kitchen Prep for the Holiday Season

Holiday season is just around the corner. Here are some kitchen prep ideas to get your home ready for the gatherings, people, and cooking that will be coming. Clear the counters: Although it may be a simple task, a clean work space will do wonders. It opens up space and gives you room to do […]

Top Home Renovations to Increase Property Value

When deciding on what project to do next on your house you want to make sure that it will add value to your home. Here are some good places to start when it’s time to update. Entrance & Front Door Nothing adds to your home’s curb appeal than updating the entrance and front door. It’s […]

Solar Shingles Save You Money While Looking Good

When you think of typical solar roof installments, you think of the big, bulky panels that are the size of a ping pong table. But now, that’s not the case. Traditionally, you would have a bracket system mounted on top of your already-existing shingles and install solar paneling. But now with technology advancements, there are solar […]

Six Home Maintenance Essentials For Fall

Fall snuck up on us pretty fast this year, so that means winter can’t be far behind.  With the change of seasons, it’s a good reminder that there are some essential fall home maintenance tasks that every homeowner should put on their to-do lists.  These steps will keep your home looking its best all season long, save […]