Archive for the ‘Life Tips’ Category

Tips on prepping your home for the cooler weather ahead

As summer winds down and the air cools off in the Northern Virginia area, this is the perfect time for preventative maintenance on your home and your home’s heating system. We’ve put together a checklist of items for you to …

Top 7 Resolutions For Your Home For 2017

It’s going to be a new year and time to make some resolutions to keep your home in top shape!

7. Maintain clean indoor air Keeping your home air clean by regularly changing your filter is not only beneficial to …

Common Problems With Boilers

With so many advances over the years, boilers are much more safe and reliable than those of previous generations. Though problems do still arise, and many times, you don’t learn about them until you need your boiler in cold weather.…

Ideas To Help Warm the Cold Spots In Your Home

Let the sun shine! There’s a lot of free heat available from that giant orb in the sky – keep your shutters & blinds open around the areas of your house the sun streams in to let in as much …

Northern Virginia Tips for Managing the Humidity in August

You may have heard, that this week the Northern Virginia area is getting it’s most humid air of the year. If you’re looking for an escape, there’s no better place to turn to then a cool, air conditioned room. But …

7 Ways You Can Beat the Heat

This could be the hottest weekend of the summer – besides staying inside a cool room in your house, which would be ideal, here are some other ways you can beat the heat.…

Conserve Water and Energy this Summer

Summer days are full of carefree fun, but make sure you aren’t being careless with your water and energy use this season. These smart tips will help you conserve valuable resources and will make a difference on your summer utility …

Sneezy Season Tips for Allergy Sufferers

This spring, over 36 millions Americans will be clutching a box of tissues and coping with sinus misery — here are some tips for those with seasonal allergies.

When is the best time to purchase an A/C?

Many people might think that just like a swimsuit or shorts, fall and winter might be the best time to get good pricing on an air conditioning unit – in many cases that’s true, but spring (aka NOW) is another …

The Best Air-Purifying Houseplants for your Home, According to NASA

In 1989, NASA and the ALCA (Associated Landscape Contractors of America) joined together to study the way houseplants could be used to purify the air in space labs, space stations and other orbiting workplaces for astronauts. Several plants in their …

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