Preparing the House for a Winter Vacation

Family enjoying a worry-free winter vacation on a tropical beach.

January and February tend to be the coldest months of year. Are you planning a temporary escape to somewhere warm? If you’ll be away for multiple days, it’s important to protect your home from potential disaster. Be sure to follow these tips when preparing the house for a winter vacation. Adjust Your Thermostat Turning your […]

Explaining Different Types of Smoke Detectors

different types of smoke detectors

What kind of smoke detectors are in your home? Did you know there’s more than one choice? If not, don’t worry! We’ve outlined and explained the different types of smoke detectors to help you make sure your home is safe. Ionization Smoke Detectors This type uses a small amount of radioactive material between two electrically […]

Building a Smart Home with Nest Home Automation Products

Nest Home Automation Products

Smart homes are no longer a fantasy of the future. Thanks to companies like Nest, home automation is a serious reality. Simply put, home automation lets you monitor and control home appliances/systems remotely from your smartphone or other device for ultimate ease and convenience. Here’s how Nest home automation products can help you create a […]

Difference Between GFCI and AFCI


What is a GFCI? What is an AFCI? Do you know the difference between a GFCI and an AFCI? If you answered at least one of those questions, you’re ahead of the curve! If you couldn’t answer any of them, that’s okay. That’s what we’re here for. Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter GFCI stands for ground […]

5 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality


Indoor air quality sometimes falls on our list of concerns when we’re focused on the condition of air outside. With smog, pollution, and ozone hanging over many cities in America, as well as around the world, that’s fair. What a lot of people don’t realize is the air inside our homes, offices, and other indoor […]



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