Do You Know What’s In Your Water? What You Should Know About Testing Well Water

As a homeowner with well water, you should have your water supply tested on a regular basis to ensure that it is safe and free of contaminants. Bacteria and chemicals can seep into your drinking water without altering its color, flavor or odor. These threats can occur due to runoff from de-icing, sewage disposal and even animal waste or pesticide treatments. Here's a look at the bacterial concerns with drinking water and what you can do about it. Read More 

3 Ways Smart Windows Will Change The Way Your Home Works

You probably have a smartphone, and if you want to, you can go out and buy a smart TV. Soon, you may be able to drive a smart car. Smart technology is changing the world, and soon it may change your home, too. Smart windows use LCDFairbanks Paint & Glassor PDLC technology, both of which use liquid crystals interacting with light and electricity. Can't imagine why you'd need a smarter home window than the ones you already have? Read More 

Considering A Glass Garage Door? Some Helpful Information For You

Glass garage doors, also called full-vision or full-view doors, are becoming popular, and there are many benefits of choosing this type of garage door for your home. It reduces the amount of electricity you use for lighting, because of the entry of sunlight into the garage. It also makes it easier for you to keep an eye on things stored in your garage, such as your vehicles, boat, etc. Furthermore, it has an aesthetic appeal when compared to more traditional metal-frame or wooden doors. Read More 

Should You Go For Asphalt Shingles Or Metal Roofing?

Most homeowners go for asphalt shingles for their homes, lured by their low prices and ease of installation compared to metal roofing. However, after dealing with the drawbacks of this type of roofing, they often consider installing metal roofing, which provides a much better alternative. Asphalt shingles, though popular, come with a whole slew of costly problems, but metal roofing can offer you a longer-lasting and less stressful roofing solution. Read More 

Four Roofing Materials You Will Probably Never Have To Replace

If it is time to replace your asphalt roof once again, you may be considering some of the alternatives. There are materials such as metal and synthetic slate, which almost never need to be replaced. Many of these materials are comparable in price to asphalt shingles, and when you factor in the savings on not having to have your roof replaced, they can save you a lot of money. If you want to have one of the durable roofing materials on your home, here are four of the best options available: Read More