Posts Categorized: Home Improvements

Creating an Energy Efficient Home in Virginia

Every little step that you take can prove beneficial not only to your home energy bill, but to the environment. We have outlined a few different tips and tricks to help homeowners in Virginia to create a more energy-efficient home.  From replacing your lightbulbs to monitoring your refrigerator temperatures, you can cut the amount of […]

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Leveraging Your Roof Space

If you’re short on space because you live in an apartment building or you have a funky, flat roof at home, there are ways you can still incorporate a cute little garden or patio area for growing fruits and veggies. Here are some ways to maximize your roof top oasis. Getting Creative Live in a […]

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The Effects of Unpredictable Weather on Energy Bills

You may be going along just fine with your energy bills until BAM – unexpected weather hits and your consumption of AC and heat goes through the roof. Unfortunately, your monthly bills go up too. Weather it’s a run of sub-zero temperatures at the end of winter or a week of nearly 100 degrees at […]

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Spring Cleaning Tips for the Exterior of Your Home

Spring cleaning isn’t reserved just for your home’s interior, although that’s an important task as well. When the birds start chirping and the temperature starts rising, it’s time to turn your eye to the exterior of your home for some much-needed cleanup after winter. From pruning to cleaning out your gutters, here are some tips […]

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Why You Need to Remove Snow from Your Roof

In the thick of winter when the snow storms come one after the other and temps are frigid, that buildup of snow on your roof could be very dangerous. Not only does it pose a threat to the safety of the occupants; it also poses a threat to the integrity of your roof. You could […]

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Holiday Decorating Mishaps from the Movies

Tangled Christmas Lights

We’ve all seen the holiday movies where the decoration process takes a turn for the comical. Sometimes reality can closely resemble that of fiction on TV. If you recall a scene from 1989’s National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, you remember Uncle Lewis setting the fully decorated tree on fire in the living room. Makes for hilarious […]

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