5 Great No-Mow Alternatives to Grass Lawns

5 Great No-Mow Alternatives to Grass Lawns

While having a lush, green lawn or colorful flower garden is a great way to make your house stand out, keeping up with the maintenance can be a time-consuming and labor-intensive job. It’s for this reason that many homeowners are replacing their lawns with grass...
Summer Maintenance Checklist for the Home

Summer Maintenance Checklist for the Home

The summer months are upon us once again. Before you break out the lawn chairs and the iced tea, there are a handful of maintenance tasks that you should consider in order to get your home ready for the hot weather.   Here is a summer maintenance checklist for the...
Which type of pool is best: fiberglass, concrete, or vinyl liner?

Which type of pool is best: fiberglass, concrete, or vinyl liner?

There are few better ways to enjoy the warm summer months than by cooling down in the pool. Not only are pools a great place to spend time with family and friends, but they also promote exercise as well. If you are in the market for a pool and you are not sure which...
Why You Shouldn’t DIY Electrical Work

Why You Shouldn’t DIY Electrical Work

There are few aspects of home improvement that can be as fraught with danger as that of “Do-It-Yourself” electrical repairs. And while it may be a tempting prospect to forgo calling an electrician with the idea of saving a few bucks, then end results can be...
Chimney Cleaning and Chimney Inspection

Chimney Cleaning and Chimney Inspection

A wood burning fireplace can make a house feel extra cozy in the winter months. The trouble is that when smoke goes up a chimney, it leaves soot, ash, and creosote behind. This isn’t just dirty and unpleasant–it’s downright unsafe! We recommend that...
Winterize Your Home: 8 Easy Ways That Save Energy and Money

Winterize Your Home: 8 Easy Ways That Save Energy and Money

We just got our first real taste of winter weather here in New Jersey this month after a relatively mild December. Winter in New Jersey can be pretty unpredictable and it’s easy to let the cold weather catch you off guard. That’s why you should take a little time to...