Is a Tub to Shower Conversion Right for You?

If you’ve always desired a spacious walk-in shower, you may have considered swapping out your bathtub for a standalone shower. Many working adults simply don’t have time to take baths, so upgrading to a bigger shower just seems to make sense. Tub to shower conversions are becoming increasingly popular, but they aren’t right for everyone. Is a tub to shower […]

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Posted in Plumbing by Admin on August 16th, 2017

12 Easy Ways to Reduce Summer Water Consumption

Water is one of our most precious resources, but it’s also something we take for granted way too often. Of all the water on the planet, a mere 1% is available for use by humans. And before we can use that water, it needs to be treated and transported. In the US, we are incredibly fortunate not to have to […]

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Posted in Plumbing by Admin on August 1st, 2017

3 Benefits of Replacing Your Plumbing Fixtures

If you are like most homeowners, you probably don’t give your plumbing fixtures much thought. However, you likely rely on them several times every single day, and if one stops working like it should, you could face a serious problem. Whether you are already having problems or your fixtures are just old, you might want to consider having them replaced. […]

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Posted in Plumbing by Admin on July 19th, 2017

4 Ways Air Duct Cleaning Saves You Money

You’ve probably heard that you should have your home’s air ducts cleaned regularly, but you might not be sure whether it’s worth the investment. While you may be hesitant to fork out the cash for an annual cleaning, doing so could actually save you a lot in the long run. Here are just a few ways air duct cleaning saves […]

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Posted in Cooling by Admin on July 5th, 2017

How to Make Sure Your Generator Can Handle the Summer

How to Make Sure Your Generator Can Handle the Summer
A standby generator is the best way to ensure that your home will have power even in the event of an outage. Severe storms strike the Mendota area each summer, and residents without generators are sometimes left in the dark until services are restored.

Is your generator ready to handle the summer […]

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Posted in Electrical by Admin on June 20th, 2017

Transform Your Summer with a Programmable Thermostat

Keeping your family cool throughout the summer can be expensive, especially if you have an older air conditioner. If you find yourself setting the thermostat higher than you’d like or refusing to turn your AC on in an effort to save a few bucks, there is a better solution. A programmable thermostat will help you save on your summer energy […]

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Posted in Cooling by Admin on June 7th, 2017

Avoid 3 Common AC Repairs with Air Conditioner Maintenance

Needing AC repair is frustrating, especially when the need arises on the hottest day of summer or when you just do not have the money to pay the repairman. It’s even more frustrating, though, to find out that you could have avoided the problem altogether by keeping up with some standard maintenance.

Air conditioner maintenance service helps protect cooling systems and […]

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Posted in Cooling by Admin on May 24th, 2017

5 HVAC Tips for Homeowners

5 HVAC Tips for Homeowners
When it comes to keeping your family safe and comfortable, your home’s HVAC system plays a vital role. You rely on it to keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer and to remove harmful contaminants from the air you breathe, so you definitely want to make sure it stays in good working […]

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Posted in Cooling, Heating, Indoor Air by Admin on May 11th, 2017

Create Your Dream Outdoor Living Space with These Outdoor Plumbing Projects!

As the temperatures continue to climb, many of us are looking for ways to spend more time outdoors. Fully functional outdoor living spaces have become increasingly popular in recent years, but many homeowners mistakenly believe that they are limited in terms of their plumbing options.

If you’re ready to take your outdoor living space to the next level and add a […]

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Posted in Plumbing by Admin on April 26th, 2017

Get Your Home Ready for Thunderstorm Season! Find Out How Here

Each year, thunderstorm season bring 40 – 50 stormy days per year to the Midwest. As cold air heads to the north followed by warmer air and moisture, the atmosphere becomes the perfect unstable environment to spawn severe weather, including thunderstorms and, under the right conditions, tornados.

Thunderstorm season typically begins in May and lasts through late July or early August, […]

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Posted in Electrical by Admin on April 12th, 2017