August, 29th, 2017
Modern homes are becoming smarter than ever before thanks to innovative products like Nest. What is Nest and why do you need it? Keep reading to find out! What is Nest? Nest is a home automation company that offers a variety of products to make homes smarter. The company is focused on designing products that are simple and create a more “thoughtful” home. The Nest Learning Thermostat is a perfect example of the company’s philosophy, [Read More...]
May, 19th, 2017
Your HVAC system plays a huge role in keeping you and your family safe and comfortable throughout the year. From keeping you cool in the summer and toasty warm in the winter to removing harmful contaminants from the air you breath, you rely on it for a lot. The best way to ensure that your HVAC system will provide you with several years of reliable service is to properly maintain it. HVAC maintenance isn’t difficult, [Read More...]
March, 9th, 2017
As a homeowner, taking care of your home’s vital systems is one of your most important jobs. Though we’re nearing the end of winter and warmer days are on the horizon, it’s still a good idea to think about whether your furnace can handle another winter or if your should consider replacing it. Even the best furnace isn’t designed to last forever, and if yours is several years old, you might want to consider upgrading [Read More...]
January, 18th, 2016
We as South Carolinians don’t always quite know how to handle Winter weather well, and that’s understandable considering we so rarely have to deal with it. We’ve been pretty fortunate with the weather this year so far, but there’s still plenty of time for ice, snow, and sleet to make an appearance. We suggest you play it smart and prep your home for any surprise weather while you can rather than find yourself in an [Read More...]
October, 22nd, 2015
We’ve written several blogs on how to keep yourself and your home cool during the blazing heat of summer, but what should you do to stay warm once temperatures drop? Your first thought might be to keep upping the temperature on your thermostat, which may do the trick, but in the end you’ll have to pay the price when you get your heating bill. We’re here to teach you how to stay warm and save [Read More...]
October, 17th, 2015
Just because they aren’t human doesn’t mean our furry friends aren’t members of the family! With colder weather just around the corner, it’s important to know how to keep your pets comfortable since they won’t exactly be able to tell you what they need. Here are 7 tips on how to keep your pets and local animals comfortable during the fall and winter seasons!
October, 13th, 2015
It’s getting to be that time of year where the mornings are chilly, the afternoons are warm, and the evenings are somewhere in between. Experiencing the full range of temperatures in one day is a hard adjustment, so here are some tips on how keep yourself and your home comfortable all day long.
December, 3rd, 2014
As we are moving into the cold season in the Upstate, it’s important that your furnace is working properly. You expect your HVAC system to keep you warm and healthy during the winter months and it can be a serious cause for concern when you turn it on and it blows cold air. Don’t be alarmed, there are a number of possible reasons that your furnace is blowing cold air. Here are the top 7 [Read More...]
January, 10th, 2014
With extreme cold weather expected this week, we thought it was appropriate to re-post some tips to keep your heating bill low this month.
January, 6th, 2014
Extremely cold weather will cause tremendous damage to a home if it’s not properly protected. The following are a few tips to help you protect yourself from frozen water lines Disconnect all garden hoses from outside faucets. Water held in the hose and faucet will freeze and burst the attached piping. This holds true even if you have a “Freeze Proof” faucet. Close all foundation vents on your home. Cold temps combined with a little [Read More...]