What Trees Help with Curb Appeal?

Increasing Curb Appeal

Whether you’re putting your home on the market or just trying to outdo the neighbors, there’s no doubt that well-chosen, well-placed trees can add to your home’s curb appeal. However, not all trees are created equal. Here’s a handy guide to which trees help with curb appeal: Crape Myrtles Crape myrtles will make your home… Read more »

How to Prevent Flood Damage to Your Home

How to Prevent Flood Damage to Your Home

Western New York is home to many rivers, lakes, creeks, and streams. While this makes for a picturesque location, it can pose a problem during the warmer months. If the past several months are any indication, a sudden rain storm can quickly flood a region, causing damage to our homes and businesses. Thankfully, there are… Read more »

Aging in Place: What It Is and Why You Should Remodel

Aging in Place

As we age, we start needing different accommodations in order to live safely and comfortably. Unfortunately, many of our homes do not have these accommodations, and we struggle to get through our day-to-day lives. While one option is moving into a nursing home, many of us prefer to stay in the homes we love. Thankfully,… Read more »

How to Keep Your House Cool in the Summer

How to Keep Your House Cool in the Summer

Buffalo is not known for its sweltering summers. But that doesn’t mean it can’t get uncomfortably hot in your home. This is especially the case if, like many older homes in the Buffalo area, you don’t have air conditioning. Thankfully, there are a few ways you can keep the temperatures down even without an AC… Read more »

4 Ways to Use Your Garage

4 Ways to Use Your Garage

Many people doubt the benefits of having a garage constructed on their property. After all, can’t we just park our cars on the street or driveway? However, there are countless possibilities that open up with new garages.  Let’s take a look at some of the more advantageous aspects of owning a garage. Protection from the… Read more »

Why Are Icicles Forming on My Home?

Why Are Icicles Forming on My Home?

Icicles add to the beauty and charm of Buffalo’s winters. Yet, as attractive as they may be, they’re also a sign that something’s wrong in your home. Icicles are often a result of ice dams, which in turn are caused by poor insulation and ventilation inside your home. Not only that, but icicles aren’t as… Read more »

Green Remodeling: What It Is and How It Works

Green Remodeling: What It Is and How It Works

Green remodeling has one goal in mind: reducing energy consumption through renovation. While many new homes and buildings are built with eco-friendliness and energy efficiency in mind, older ones are notoriously inefficient with poor indoor air. However, renovating homes and buildings through green remodeling practices can reduce your carbon footprint while saving thousands on utilities…. Read more »

Fires and Carbon Monoxide: How to Keep Your Family Safe During the Winter

Fires and Carbon Monoxide: How to Keep Your Family Safe During the Winter

It’s that time of the year again, Buffalo. The snow is piling up, the wind chill is falling down, and we’re spending more and more of our time indoors. During the winter, we typically view our homes as a safe haven from the snow and wind. Nevertheless, there are two things in particular we have… Read more »

When to Remodel: The Best Times for Each Home Remodeling Project

When to Remodel: The Best Times for Each Home Remodeling Project

You know that your home needs some work, but when exactly is the best time for that work to happen? While you can complete some remodeling projects at any time of the year, some are best suited for a particular season. Here we break down the best times for each of the most common home… Read more »

The Different Types of Home Insulation

The Different Types of Home Insulation

Your home’s insulation matters more than you think. It can be the difference between a cozy home and a bone-chilling home, keeping warm air in and cold air out. However, you can’t just install any time of insulation and expect perfect results. You need to find the right kind for your climate, needs, and budget…. Read more »