How to Reduce Your Heating Bill

How to Reduce Your Heating Bill

Buffalo winters are cold. They’re also long, which means they can take a toll on both your body and your wallet. Your heating bill will always be higher in the winter months, but there are ways to keep it under control. Use sunlight to your advantage On those rare winter days when the sun peeks… Read more »

How to Make Your Bathroom Safer

How to Make Your Bathroom Safer

From slippery floor surfaces to standing water, bathrooms can be dangerous places. This is especially so if you have young children or elderly family members living in your home. To make your bathroom a safer place, consider making changes in the following three ways: Make your flooring slip-resistant Slipping presents a persistent danger in bathrooms… Read more »

The 3 Main Types of Foundation Cracks

The 3 Main Types of Foundation Cracks

Over time, most homes will develop cracks in their foundation. In fact, some homes may even develop them just a year after construction (this is typically a result of the foundation settling). If the cracks are small, then they’re not of any concern. However, if they’re wider than a quarter of an inch, it’s time… Read more »

How to Decide Whether to Repair or Replace Your Windows

How to Decide Whether to Repair or Replace Your Windows

It’s not too hard to tell when your current set of windows are no longer cutting it. Poor insulation, decaying wood, and broken glass are all signs saying that you can’t afford to keep your current windows. What’s more difficult to tell, however, is whether you should repair your old windows, or replace them entirely…. Read more »

Choosing the Right Kitchen Countertops

Kitchen remodeling can spruce up your home and add value to it at the same time. Great countertops in particular can add a wow factor to your kitchen, but with all the different styles and materials to choose from, picking out the right one can be a daunting task. So how can you be sure… Read more »

How to Protect Your Home from Snow Damage

How to Protect Your Home from Snow Damage

Buffalo is known for two things: wings and snow (and maybe less-than-amazing sports teams, but we won’t talk about that). While no one ever complains about too many wings, people do complain about too much snow. Not only are our typical Buffalo snowstorms a hassle to deal with, they can also take a toll on… Read more »

How Does Insulation Work?

How Does Insulation Work?

Insulation is one of the best ways to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. This is because insulation works to keep the air inside your home from escaping, or the air outside from coming in. But how, exactly, does it do this? Here we go through everything you need… Read more »

Things to Consider When Remodeling Your Bathroom

Things to Consider When Remodeling Your Bathroom

A bathroom remodel is one of the most high-demand renovations for a house, and for good reason. We spend a lot of our time in our bathrooms, and as a result, we want to make sure they accommodate our wants and needs. However, as much as we may dream about the perfect bathroom, getting that… Read more »

The Best Home Projects to Do This Fall

The Best Home Improvement Projects to Do This Fall

As much as we hate thinking about the return of colder weather, this is Buffalo, and we have to make sure we’re prepared for it. That’s why, in order to be ready for everything that Old Man Winter has in store for us, there are certain home projects that need to be done before the… Read more »

7 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Front Door

7 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Front Door

It creaks whenever it opens, it’s cold inside your house, and there are ants crawling around your floor; if this sounds familiar, then it may be time for you to replace your front door. The front door of your house is vital when it comes to protecting your home and enhancing your curb appeal. In… Read more »