28 Sep 2021

common plumbing mishaps and how to avoid them
One of the most common and noticeable leaks in your home is a kitchen sink drain pipe leaking at the connection. Here are some of the most common culprits of kitchen sink drain pipe leaks: Wonky Pipes: Plenty of plumbing repairs have been thrown together with whatever was on hand, or with incorrectly sized pipe, or even a mixture of pipe sizes and improper lengths. This can c...

24 Nov 2020

HVAC Contractor
Remodeling home. What should I fix first? Where do you start when remodeling a home? To figure that out, you have to ask yourself a few questions. First, what are you able to remodel yourself and what will require a licensed contractor? Second, what is your budget? You will need to acquire permits, purchase materials, and hire contractors, so this question will likely determine the e...

16 Nov 2020

can window replacement save you money - Clarke & Rush
Thanksgiving Day Plumbing Problems There are typically two rooms of the house that will incur plumbing problems on Thanksgiving Day - the kitchen and the bathroom. Obviously, with all the food scraps being thrown down the garbage disposal, your kitchen plumbing takes a mean whooping. Then there are the family members who have stuffed themselves to the point of unbuttoning their pants...

16 Nov 2020

tips for making your home energy efficient
3 Ways to Increase Home Value 1. Upgrade for Energy Efficiency According to a panel of real estate agents surveyed, energy efficiency upgrades that were promoted in home listings proved to be rather valuable. The question is; which energy efficient options should you focus on as the homeowner? In a 2019 Home-buyers report, put out by the National Association of REALTORS® Research Gr...

11 Nov 2020

need service? we can help
Holy HVAC! We know it is tempting to take on home improvement projects by yourself, and often enough, it turns out just fine. But then there are the times it doesn’t. In this article we rounded up the top 5 weirdest things we could find. The internet does not disappoint! Let’s take the lead from these DIYers and dive into these head first. 1. One more ought to do it! seen at: greenb...

08 Oct 2020

sacramento award winning windows
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST FOR WINDOW REPLACEMENT? The real benefit is not in the purchase cost of the windows, which can vary depending on brand, style, frame material, etc. The true benefit comes in the savings. There are many federal, state and local rebates that you may qualify for with your purchase. Other savings come from the improved energy-efficiency of your home once the replacemen...

17 Sep 2020

ailing ac system
With the temperatures heading up to the 90’s next week, the last thing you want is to be stuck without AC in the middle of the heat. You can avoid this stressful and uncomfortable situation by paying attention to warning signs and repairing or replacing your air conditioner before the peak season. Even if it doesn’t need replacement, fixing an ailing air conditioner can also boost its ef...

14 Sep 2020

energy efficient windows
Chances are, someone you know has recently remodeled their home with energy efficient windows. Maybe you’ve even heard them talking about all the perks they now enjoy. Yet here you are looking for even more reasons to make the switch. Well, you’ve come to the right place! Windows have changed over the last few decades. New technologies have improved energy efficiency, leaving homes...

09 Sep 2020

Attic Insulation Sacramento
Home insulation comes in many forms. To find the best insulation for your home you need to decide: Where you will be adding the insulation The R-Values recommended for those areas What is R-Value? R-Value refers to the thermal performance of the insulation. Proper installation is highly important, as it will affect this value and the insulation's ability to perform at its bes...

31 Aug 2020

water-pipe-freeze-break
Use The Proper Insulation To Keep Pipes From Freezing Frozen water lines can be an inconvenience, sure, but they can also cause serious damage. Water expands as it freezes, and with no where to go your pipes may expand causing them to break. We are going to take a look at some effective ways of how to keep pipes from freezing. What temperature does water freeze? For water to freeze, ...