Spring Preventive Maintenance: Tips & Checklist

Winter is on the way out (hopefully) and spring is in the air! Its almost time for “front porch” weather again, but first we need perform a maintenance check to see how well our house held up through the wicked winter weather. This week we are going to stress the importance of Spring preventive maintenance in and around your house. Let’s get to work! Continue reading “Spring Preventive Maintenance: Tips & Checklist”

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House Project Planning 101 – A Beginners Guide to Success

Let’s face it, if you own a home, especially an old one, you are no stranger to home projects, remodeling, and restoration…both large and small.

Back in my  previous technical blog  we touched on drafting a whole house rehab plan (after initial home inspection), and the proper order to start remodeling (outside to inside, etc), but how do you break that large set of projects down into small, manageable chunks that you can slowly start chipping away at?

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Ultimate Indoor Air Quality: HEPA ERV Homeowner’s Guide – Installation and Maintenance

So last week we dove into the details of what an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) is, and how it can improve air quality in your home. This week we’ll look at a HEPA ERV, which provides ultimate indoor air quality! To ensure you have the best installation possible, we’ll cover some important topics, as well: logistics considerations, installation tips, and maintenance (tasks and costs)…so you know what to look out for as an informed consumer/homeowner. Let’s get started!

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ERV vs HRV: Improving Indoor Air Quality and Ventilation

This week we are going to shift gears a bit and talk about your home’s indoor air quality ventilation, and ERVs vs HRV.

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