Winter weather impacts every part of the country differently. For example, in the greater Atlanta area, thankfully we avoid huge blizzards and sub-zero temperatures. However, we do see lower temperatures that impact our home comfort. As a result, we still rely on the standard home...

What Is R Value? Simply, r value measures the resistance of a material to heat loss. As you likely guessed, the “R” stands for resistance. And, in the world of insulation, the r-value provides insulation experts with the necessary information to correctly maintain home comfort. How? R value measures the ability...

Did you know that water heater failures rank as one of the three most preventable sources of water damage in your home? Yes, according to the Georgia Insurance Information Service and Allstate Insurance Company, water heaters present a sizable risk. After all, the typical hot...

The holidays are a great time to spend quality time with friends and family. Especially, as homeowners, we enjoy hosting our loved ones and creating a warm spirit in our homes. However, the holiday season puts many of us at increased risk of electrical fires...

The holiday season is a great time of year. We celebrate the season with friends and family. We eat wonderful food. And yes, we even receive a few gifts. However, the holidays present a few problems as well. For example, classic holidays meals generally create...

Mold stinks! Unfortunately, many homes remain at risk of mold exposure, along with the related dangers. However, homeowners must remember simple solutions, such as UV light treatment, help remove mold from homes. In addition to UV light, many cleaning solutions help remove mold as well. For...

How does someone know if their home (or place of business) contains too much mold exposure? What are the warning signs of too much mold exposure? Is it possible to stop mold and mildew? First and foremost, mold simply happens. It is a part of nature...

What is attic insulation? Attic insulation (or really any insulation) improves home comfort! In simple terms: insulation blocks exterior air flow from entering the home and retains interior air. As a result, your home remains warmer in the winter (and cooler in the summer). Plus, as a...

As the calendar moves from September to October, many homeowners welcome autumn and some lower temperatures. However, as the season slowly turns, homeowners must think about fall HVAC maintenance to ensure their home is also ready for the lower temps. While some of us look forward...

September in Atlanta is an interesting time of year. The weather still feels like summer, yet officially fall and the holidays are around the corner. Yet, one risk remains the same: plumbing clogs! Yes, clogged drains are a common summer and holiday plumbing problem. How to...