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    Spring To-Do List: HVAC Maintenance

    Spring To-Do List: HVAC Maintenance

    With warmer weather here, it is time to see if winterizing our home has paid off and make sure the cold weather has not compromised the safety and efficiency of our HVAC system. Now is an ideal time to check both the outdoor and indoor systems for any wear and tear. You can start by

    • February

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    2017 Design Trends

    The Best in American Living Awards (BALA) ceremony took place recently at the NAHB International Builders’ Show and provided a highlight reel of sorts to the top design trends we’re currently seeing in building and remodeling projects. According to the NAHB article, the top design trends that home buyers expect to see over the next several

    • February

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    February To-Do List: Pruning

    Georgia’s General Beauregard Lee predicted an early spring this Groundhog Day, and spring gardening draws closer day by day. The first step: pruning, which allows us to get rid of any diseased or dying plant parts in order for nutrients to travel more efficiently to parts that are alive. We also prune to shape plant

    • January

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    Dodging the draft with energy-efficient windows

    Dodging the draft with energy-efficient windows

    Windows are the eyes of your home, providing sunlight and hopefully spectacular views. But if your windows are not very energy-efficient, the heat loss from them may be costing you in utility bills, besides feeling the uncomfortable chill of sitting beside such windows on a cold winter day. But not to worry – with emerging

    • April

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    5 Renovations to Make Your House Greener (Without Green Paint)

    hese days it seems that everyone trying to be greener. As people become more and more aware of their impact on the environment, the demand for more environmentally friendly products has risen. This is certainly the case in regards to home construction and renovation. Here are five renovations that can help make your home a bit more efficient and green, none of which involve painting your house green!

    Insulation

    A good place to start when……………

    • December

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    When Should Your Replace Your Windows.

    Given the considerable enhancements in window technology over the past years, determining whether to replace, repair or renew windows can be as hard as making a decision on whether to replace or repair an aging car engine or go for a brand new car.

    As with the car comparison, there are a number of aspects to think about when deciding the future of aging windows. This contains comfort, energy consumption, acoustics, aesthetics and function.

    Discomfort related with old or insufficiently performing windows is a general criticism among building owners, managers and tenants. Windows that let a lot of heat inside during summer times or are cold in winter not only bring about

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