What Air Vent? Search & Find These Well-Concealed

By Alissa Sorowski In Ventilation No comments

In most modern homes, having a heating and cooling system means you have some kind of air return or ventilation system. And while necessary for your systems to run efficiently, this ductwork is often unsightly or ruins the flow of your home. Is there a way to have both a temperature-controlled climate and an unobstructed […]

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4 Must-Haves for the Easiest-to-Clean Bathroom, Eve

By Alissa Sorowski In Uncategorized No comments

New or old, top-of-the line or turn-of-the-century, houses collect dirt, grime, and microbes. Cleaning your house is just one of those things we all have to do. But there are certain measures you can take to make the job a little easier, and a little less gross. Especially in the bathroom, which somehow seems to […]

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6 Easy Ways To Save Energy This Fall

By Alissa Sorowski In Uncategorized No comments

Smart energy is more than just solar panels, windmills, and electric cars. Conserving and making the most of the energy we are using is part of it too. And making little changes to make sure we are as efficient as possible should be a routine part of everyone’s home maintenance. The season change is a […]

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  Budget Bath Remodeling

By Alissa Sorowski In Building Renovation No comments

Deciding on when and what to fix when you’re thinking about a remodel usually comes down to one major factor: cost. Redesigns and remodels can get pricey fast, but there are still ways to get the look and features you’re after on a budget of any size. Hiring a professional is always a good place […]

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Why You Should Build an Outdoor Shower

By Alissa Sorowski In Projects No comments

Of all the home improvements you can make, there’s nothing quite like the rustic hedonism of an outdoor shower. And because these are typically pretty bare-bones, the costs can be quite affordable. Once seen only in ultra-luxe beach houses, the outdoor shower is actually a super handy addition if you have kids, pets, or a […]

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What the Heck Are Heat Pumps?

By Alissa Sorowski In Heat Pumps No comments

If you’ve been keeping up with sustainable energy news, you’ve probably heard people talking about heat pumps. But what are they exactly? You know they’re “better,” but how and why? Heat pumps can be a great alternative to traditional gas or electric heating systems, but they won’t work for everybody. Typically, heat pumps use wind […]

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