Category: Quick Tips

National Fire Prevention Week

Did you know that the average lifespan of a standard smoke detector is 10 years? In recognition of National Fire Prevention Week, now is the perfect time to replace your outdated smoke detectors. Whether you have battery operated or hard-wired detectors, the importance of making sure they are operating properly has life-saving consequences! A battery-operated […]

Quick Tip: Wet Switches Prevent Water Damage

No one wants to encounter plumbing or HVAC leaks, but most of us simply hope it will never happen. However, instead of taking chances and risk coming home to 5-feet of water in your basement (yes, we have seen this happen!), why not take a proactive approach to handling a water leak or drainage problem. […]

Quick Tip: Saving on A/C

It’s summer. It’s hot. Your air conditioning is running constantly. As the house cools down, you see those decreasing temperatures turning into dollar signs on your electric bill. Try these tips to save a few bucks on your A/C this summer without breaking a sweat: Close Some Vents For central cooling systems, shut the vents […]