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December 15, 2018

How to enjoy the holidays safely!

While the holidays are one of the most wonderful times of the year, it’s also one of the most dangerous. From traveling accidents to home fires, it’s important to make sure you and your family are safe this holiday season. Here’s a list of a few precautions you can take to keep the season merry […]

November 30, 2018

Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Home Warm this Winter

We know that heating your home during the winter is a big line item for your budget.  When homeowners get hit with unexpected emergency repairs on top of their oil bill, that can easily wipe out your slush fund you planned on using for that trip to the islands! Here are a few things we […]

November 15, 2018

Gas or wood fireplace – which is better?

A question that is asked by nearly every person who owns a home that has a fireplace or is building a home and is looking to incorporate one – Gas or Wood? Fireplaces are a great way to supplement your heating system, add a focal point to a room, and provide a cozy and warm […]

October 30, 2018

Does a programmable thermostat really save money and energy?

Programmable thermostats have been steadily gaining popularity over the past few years. You’ve probably walked into your local Home Depot or Lowe’s and noticed the sleek and modern NEST Thermostat* proudly displayed on its own end cap. But given the price tag,  is it really worth it? Will you recoup your money? And if so, […]

October 15, 2018

Fall Maintenance Tips for your home and autos

Carving pumpkins, choosing a Halloween costume, decorating the front porch, and baking everything apple and pumpkin flavored are just a few of the to-dos on many family’s Fall checklist, but making sure your home and autos are ready for the season are just as important as prepping for those tricker treaters. We get it, no […]

September 30, 2018

Safety tips for storing diesel on your job site

Not having to worry about running to the gas station, and finding a gas station that carries diesel, can be a huge time saver for your business if you utilize a large quantity of diesel fuel for your equipment. Storing diesel fuel onsite offers many advantages if you follow the safety requirements. One of the […]

September 15, 2018

Backup Generator Maintenance tips

September is National Preparedness Month and it serves as a reminder to make sure you and your family are prepared should a disaster occur. Your family should have an emergency plan, that includes alternate meeting locations should your home be inaccessible, as well as a communication plan should you find yourselves separated. You will want […]

August 30, 2018

How to clean and maintain your outdoor fireplace

An outdoor fireplace is a great way to extend your outdoor season and create a fun and cozy entertaining space. It can create the perfect focal point in your backyard landscape and add resale value to your home. However, proper maintenance is required to ensure that the fireplace will provide years of outdoor enjoyment. For […]