Archive for Home Services

Windows 101: An Introduction to the Essentials

Jun 01, 2011 No Comments

Since windows are one of the signature design elements of your home, not to mention a source of energy savings, it’s important to consider several factors before purchasing new windows or repairing older ones. First, you have to decide whether you want to get involved in repairing windows you currently have, or replacing them and […]

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Shopping for Homeowners Insurance? Common Terms to Note!

May 16, 2011 No Comments

GLOSSARY OF HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE TERMS These are terms it’s good to know when shopping for homeowners insurance. Independent Agent A self-employed individual who represents multiple insurers and gets a commission from each on every policy he sells. Underwriting The method by which insurers assess risk to determine if you should get coverage and if so, […]

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Tips for Choosing the Right Paint Color

May 02, 2011 No Comments

Home painting projects are fun yet daunting. Deciding the colors that work best for your home can be a challenge. But as is true of any home improvement project, having a plan can be a difference maker. First, it’s important to understand the mood you want your color to convey. Are you interested in warm […]

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Winter Weather Worries? Install Storm Windows and Save

Apr 01, 2011 No Comments

Oh the weather outside is frightful… but aside from the comfort of a warm fireplace, what would really be delightful is ensuring that the winter rains and snows don’t damage your home. For this, homeowners should hire home services professionals to install energy efficient storm windows. These windows will not only add value to your […]

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Daylighting: A Simple Way to Cut Electricity Costs

Mar 15, 2011 No Comments

Have you seen the light? Or, more accurately, the daylighting? Increasingly, businesses are turning to architectural and window styles designed to daylight, or use natural light, as a replacement for the illumination provided by costly electricity. When done right, daylighting is a combination of art and science. A proper job is dependent on a number […]

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