Outdoor Post Lights Can Brighten Your Yard

Thursday, August 28th 2014
Outdoor post lights are an excellent way to add beauty and safety to your Buckhead home, your yard and the neighborhood. But getting the right lamp, standing it into the ground, running the necessary electrical wiring from the main power and wiring the necessary switches can be a big task....read more

New Washer and Dryer Installation: How to Avoid Issues and Save Energy

Monday, August 25th 2014
As with the purchase of any large appliance, homeowners have the opportunity to save big on energy when replacing old washers and dryers with efficient new models. If you are handy with improvement projects, you may even be able to install the units on your own. Here are some tips on the entire...read more

Can Home Solar Power Work for You?

Monday, August 25th 2014
There has been encouraging news in recent years with the cost of solar panels dropping across the country. According to CalFinder, federal incentives still stand at 30 percent of the cost of solar installations, so there are many reasons to see if this clean energy source can power the...read more

How to Finish a Basement

Monday, August 18th 2014
Many homeowners love their home but find they need more space. One option is to move to a new home. Another option is to build an addition. A third option is to convert the basement into usable living space. Dunwoody-area residents consider hiring local contractors who know how to finish a...read more

Duct Sealing Makes Your Home More Efficient

Monday, August 18th 2014
Did you know that one simple task can drastically reduce your cooling bills by as much as 30 percent? According to ENERGY STAR, duct sealing prevents cooled air from escaping through cracks and gaps in the system. This lost air leads to more than just higher energy costs. Here’s how to...read more

Reasons Why an Electrical Outlet Stopped Working

Monday, August 18th 2014
Your Marietta home should have functioning outlets — but only if the wiring has been updated and maintained. Unless you have a lot of electrical experience, it’s best to call a professional for help. Here are the possibilities for why an electrical outlet stopped working and how to...read more

Basic Home Electrical Safety

Tuesday, August 5th 2014
Maintaining your home’s electrical system is crucial in providing electrical safety for you and your family. According to the NFPA (National Fire Prevention Association), electrical malfunctions in one- or two-family homes were responsible for an estimated 43,000 fires, resulting in 430...read more

5 Benefits of a Natural Gas Grill

Tuesday, August 5th 2014
During grilling season, you’ll hear many theories about what makes for the best backyard cooking. You’ll hear about techniques for the tastiest marinade, what temperature works best for which meat, when to flip and how to power your grill. There are better options out there if you...read more