Tag: Safety

Your Home Inspection Checklist

Your home is the product of many small, working parts. Keeping up with these parts can become overwhelming and exhausting. From your kitchen to you bathroom and everything in between you need to keep an eye out for cracks, drips, leaks, and more. We recommend keeping a checklist of things to watch out for. Here, … Continue reading

Your HVAC and the Flu Season

Believe it or not, there are things you can do in regards to your HVAC in order to prevent sickness. Your HVAC will be running throughout cold and flu season, so why not use it to your advantage and help fight bacterial and viral illness! Use an air cleaner: HVAC’s are designed to filter larger … Continue reading

How to Get the Most Out of Your HVAC System

Most people will visit their primary doctor for an annual check-up each year to ensure that they are healthy. Did you know, just as we care for our bodies by taking preventative measures, our home’s systems also need regular care to ensure they are operating in top shape? Unfortunately, many homeowners have lengthy to-do lists … Continue reading

Prep Your Home for a Winter Vacation

With chilly temperatures throughout the region, many people make plans to escape and find warmer weather. Whether your big trip is in a few weeks or a few months, make sure you plan ahead to prevent a plumbing or HVAC emergency while you’re away. There’s nothing worse than coming home from a relaxing vacation to … Continue reading


A weak flushing toilet is quite an annoyance for homeowners and one that often leads to frequent clogs. Clogged toilets are not only disruptive but are also a health hazard to you and your family. Additionally, clogs are a big waste of water (Older toilets can use 3.5, 5, or even up to 7 gallons … Continue reading


The weather has begun to cool down and people across the Hudson Valley are gradually spending more time indoors. Fall brings with it not only crisp weather, but also an increase in seasonal allergens. For those of us that are sensitive to these allergens, bad indoor air quality can make for an uncomfortable experience. Maintaining … Continue reading


Summer has begun which means that so has hurricane season – which lasts in New York from June to November. While hurricanes can strike any time, New York is most at risk between the months of August and October. These summer storms can cause safety concerns – one of which being power outages. Batteries may … Continue reading

Could there be Carbon Monoxide in your home?

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a poisonous, odorless and colorless gas. It is produced during the incomplete burning of fossil fuels, which can occur in common appliances such as furnaces, water heaters, generators, fireplaces, cars and lawn mowers. Everyone is at risk for CO poisoning, the symptoms to watch for are: • Headache • Fatigue • … Continue reading

Boiler Repair: Save Time and Money by Calling a Pro

There are many aspects of owning a home, including joyous occasions and unexpected malfunctions. There is a lot to learn, and many people become their own reliable handyman.  While many areas of your home can be addressed without a professional, there are some tasks that should be left to the experts. Almost every home has … Continue reading