Archive for September, 2018

In what ways can you extend the life of your air conditioning and where do you call when it dies?

Considering that two thirds of all homes in the United States have air conditioners it sounds pretty safe t say that air conditioning repair is something that is highly needed everywhere. Ac companies flourish more than they ever have with their business growing by the hundreds during the summer. Could you imagine going through a steaming hot summer without your air conditioning in the window or attached to your home to cool you off? Considering the world that we live in today it is nearly unheard of for homes to not have air conditioning or central air. The thought of it makes most people break out in a sweat.

When do you need ac repair to come to your home? What about being like the 42% of homeowners who call for routine maintenance check ups by professionals to take place on their air conditioning. As it stands, most HVAC locations say that the filters within air conditioning should be changed about every three months. AC companies should be able to not only change these filte

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3 Reasons to Use Nexcem ICF in Your New Home

Strong, healthy, energy efficient and green. It’s not a dream to think that the new home you would like to build would be all of these things rolled into one.

But how do you make this home construction dream a reality? What’s the answer? Well, if you are building a new home then you might want to consider using green building materials.

Doing this by yourself can be an overwhelming process. First, find a green architect looking to design your energy efficient, strong, healthy and green home. Make sure this architect will use green building materials.

Next you are going to want to inform yourself about using Nexcem ICF in your new home. Nexcem ICF is a construction material, and ICF is an anachronism for Insulated Concrete Forms.

These high performance custom concrete forms are light construction materials that have many benefits when used in building a home, especially if you ar

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7 Reasons to Choose a Certified Roofing Company

Getting a new roof is important. Roof repairs can get expensive and the consequences of a leak can be devastating, especially when just an inch of rainfall in the summer is dumping about 1500 gallons of water onto your roof. There are many roofing contractors out there, and it’s important to find a certified roofing company to do your roof inspections and roof repair. Here are a few reasons to look for a manufacturer certified roofing company.

You Need the Right Warranty

There are two kinds of warranties that come when you have a roof put on. One is for the labor and the other is the warranty from the roof’s manufacturer. The labor warranty will cover the work done on the roof and the quality of that work. The manufacturer’s warranty covers the roof itself and the quality of the materials.

Warranty Lengths

The materials of your roof are frequently warrantied “for life” these days. What’s n

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Fluorescent Lighting v LED Lighting What’s Best for Your Business?

By now, nearly all business owners have abandoned incandescent lighting fixtures for fluorescent and LED lights. Fluorescent lights have nearly replaced their incandescent counterparts, but in recent years, LED has often been shown to provide the best light at the best price. If you’re in the market for warehouse lighting fixtures or roadway lighting, where you’re looking for a reasonably priced high-powered bulb, is one better than the other? Here’s a quick comparison of fluorescent and LED bulbs to help you choose the best lighting for your business.

LED Lights are More Energy Efficient

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) emit light through a series of narrow wavelengths that mimics natural daylight. Unlike fluorescent o

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Are You Planning to Age in Place? Learn More About Popular Home Modifications

The American Association of Retired Persons reported that over 90% of seniors would like to remain in their own homes for as long as possible. This is often referred to as “aging in place” or “thriving in place.” In order to accomplish this goal, many seniors choose to modify their homes with features that increase both safety and convenience.

The Growing Popularity of Aging-in-Place Home Modifications

Over the past five years, a survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders Remodelers found that there has been an increasing number of requests for aging-in-place home modifications. Their survey also revealed that more and more home owners have become aware of the existence of these types of remodeling projects. As a result, 62% of builders have reported that they’ve worked on aging-in-place projects.

Increase Safety and Convenience With Home Elevators

The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention reported that falls are one of the most com

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