Smart Technology & Green Energy: Is it Worth the Cost?

Smart Technology & Green Energy: Is it Worth the Cost?

With more efficient energy management, homeowners can minimize the electricity they waste and take action to lower their energy bills. But none of these devices come without a carbon footprint – from both an ecological and an economic perspective, does it makes sense and “cents” to invest in new smart home-related technologies? Read more

Have You Considered Gas?

Have You Considered Gas?

If your home heating and air system, water heater, or range need to be replaced you have an excellent opportunity to inquire about making changes to natural gas. Read more

10 Ways to protect your family, from insurance policies to bugout bags

10 Ways to protect your family, from insurance policies to bugout bags

None of us ever expects tragedy to strike our family or home, and yet the unexpected happens every day across the country, so it’s important to have a plan in place to protect our family and our stuff. While it’s virtually impossible to ensure that no harm ever comes to our family members, our house, or our car, it’s still a good idea to be proactive about our family’s safety. Read more

Clean your way to a flu-free household

Clean your way to a flu-free household

Flu season is here once more, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting that this can last all through to the month of May this year. A prolonged flu season means a possibility that your family may be exposed to the sickness for a longer period of time, making it easier to catch the highly contagious flu. Read more

Home Security Tips for the Whole Family

Home Security Tips for the Whole Family

On the Discovery Channel hit show Dirty Jobs, host Mike Rowe used to say, safety third. In the case of that show, it was one part comic relief, and two parts brutal honesty. Some jobs are inherently dangerous. And if we made safety the first priority, the jobs wouldn’t be done. But your children do… Read more

5 Reasons To Consider A Shipping Container Home

5 Reasons To Consider A Shipping Container Home

Many prospective owner/builders are opting to recycle and re-purpose steel shipping containers in what is proving to be an increasingly popular and effective way of creating the perfect tiny home. Here are 5 reasons to consider this method yourself over other methods of construction. Read more