Latest Articles from Central Carolina

How to save money when replacing HVAC equipment

Homeowners faced with HVAC equipment replacement have several strategies to find the best system for their home, the needs of their family, and their budget. Here are a few options to consider when it is time to replace your heating and cooling equipment. Rebate offers Contractors Many residential service companies… Read more »

Best Water Heater Temperature

Carolina weather is notoriously unpredictable during the winter months – we may get mild weather one day, then a freezing cold day the next.  These cold days often prompt us to enjoy the warmer features in our home all the more. A space heater, warm blankets, and hot showers often… Read more »

Home Maintenance Apps

With the regular hustle and bustle of life, it is all too easy to lose track of home maintenance tasks. Fortunately, technology is here to help! Below are home maintenance apps specifically designed to reduce some of the hassles that come with being a homeowner. HomeZada HomeZada is a home… Read more »

Home Energy Efficiency Checklist

As the new year rolls in, most of us are thinking about changes and improvements we can make in 2021. Perhaps home energy efficiency isn’t as interesting as learning a new language or training for a marathon, but it can surely help you save money! Here are some of our… Read more »

Space Heater Safety

Space heaters can be great for adding extra heat to small areas or making drafty spots cozier. But along with their benefits, space heaters add real fire risk to your home. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), space heaters account for about 43 percent of home heating-related fires… Read more »

Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

We’re approaching the time of year where frozen pipes are all too common. When water freezes, it expands, and when this happens inside your plumbing pipes, it puts the entire system at risk. And then when increased pressure builds inside the pipes it makes them prone to cracking. Let’s discuss… Read more »

Unclog a Toilet Without a Plunger

When you notice your toilet is not flushing well or not filling up with water, you usually reach for a plunger. In most homes, this is a standard tool with very little difficulty to use. But what happens if you don’t have one handy? It may sound impossible, but there… Read more »

Common Dishwasher Problems Solved

It’s a major headache when your dishwasher stops working. Dishwashers save time and are convenient for families, especially at the holidays! We have listed some of the common dishwasher problems and plumbing issues with ideas for how to fix them yourself. How to Prevent Common Dishwasher Problems Even when your… Read more »

DIY Plumbing Tools and Gadgets

Household plumbing repairs can be expensive and time-consuming. It’s important to contact a professional plumber to fix the big problems, but small clogs and leaks are often DIY fixes. Having a well-stocked toolkit with plumbing tools and gadgets can make even the toughest DIY plumbing projects hassle-free, cost-effective and straightforward.… Read more »

A Dusty Home: Causes & Solutions

No one likes a dusty home. Let’s look at how this happens and what type of filtration and prevention can be done to lessen the amount of dust. If you have a problem with the amount of dust in your home, no matter how much you clean, this may be… Read more »