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Blog Posts in November, 2011

  • Lighting and Savings

    Posted By MyGuy || 20-Nov-2011

    Lighting can really change the mood in your home. There are many ways to provide the amount of light that you need in your home without breaking your budget. Installing Dimmers in your home can save you up to 30% of your energy use on that fixture. It also allows the bulb to last up to 2 - 3 years longer. These switches are a very inexpensive way to conserve energy while saving you money. ...
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  • Dull Carpet

    Posted By MyGuy || 19-Nov-2011

    It's the time of the year for cool weather, holiday treats, and realizing that you will have family over and they're going to see all the spots on your carpet. It is time to clean up. Just like waiting too long in between dentist appointments, many people wait too long in between professional carpet cleanings. Harmless as it may seem, waiting too long between cleanings can dramatically ...
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  • Save by setting your thermostat lower

    Posted By MyGuy || 19-Nov-2011

    Lower your thermostat in the winter months and see the savings. If you set it at 70 degrees or even lower you have the potiental to save big time. Did you the average cost of a thermostat set above 70 degrees may cost 4 to 6 percent for every degree. Ouch!
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  • Do Your Appliances Groan

    Posted By MyGuy || 16-Nov-2011

    When you hear moans, groans, squeals, rattles, crackling, or bumps & thumps from your appliances, chances are it's not a ghost (could be a gremlin, though). Spooky sounds from your refrigerator, ice maker, cook top, oven, microwave, dishwasher, garbage disposer, etc. can be pretty scary if ignored. You could have trouble with any of your appliances in the middle of holiday baking, ...
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  • Bad Concrete

    Posted By MyGuy || 13-Nov-2011

    No matter how much we spend fixing up our homes and or businesses nothing really seems complete when we have 'bad concrete. Bad concrete can mean bad curb appeal. What is 'bad concrete'? Well that can apply to many issues from stains to cracks to slip/trip hazards or deteriorated concrete. Let's take a look at these issues. Stains These can come from rust, oil, crayons, vandals, ...
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  • 2 Easy ways to create curb appeal

    Posted By MyGuy || 9-Nov-2011

    Many Real Estate experts recommend that the two most important updates homeowners can do and get their money back on the investment are: replace front door replace garage door Both can create a nice curb appeal. To learn more about a free referral service and great promotions contact MyGuy.
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  • Your Furnace is a Controlled Fire

    Posted By MyGuy || 7-Nov-2011

    Did you know that your furnace "is a controlled fire in your home "and is a safety issue? Get peace of mind for you and your family as well as help save money on your utility bill by simply having your furnace inspected. This will help save on costly repairs later too.
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  • Pain in Your Back or Neck

    Posted By MyGuy || 3-Nov-2011

    Chiropractic is a branch of the healing arts that is based upon the fact that good health depends upon a healthy relationship between the nervous system and the spinal column. The practice of chiropractic deals with the concept of interference with normal nerve transmission and expression. It is based on the fact that abnormal functions of the body can be caused by abnormal pressure or irritation ...
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  • Save money by cleaning your refrigerator coils

    Posted By MyGuy || 2-Nov-2011

    One thing you should clean periodically around your house is usually overlooked. The coils that help cool the compressor of your refrigerator. Having these properly cleaned helps the refrigerator run more efficiently and cost you less on your power bill. There are special brushes that you can purchase to help with this task. Even just using a vacuum can be helpful. Try and be careful when doing ...
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  • Stucco a Top Recommended Finish

    Posted By My Guy || 1-Nov-2011

    Stucco is an amazing exterior and interior finish and has been used in construction for centuries for good reason. Stucco comes in a variety of finishes, textures and colors. Installed properly by the right people, it is a cost effective and durable finish that should last, with proper maintenance, for the life of your home. Does your stucco need repairs or do you just want to give your home a new ...
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