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Need An Energy Boost? Feng Shui Your Home!!

Feng Shui is the Chinese art of placement and spatial arrangement balance in relation to the flow of energy.  It is a science that was developed over 3,000 years ago and reveals how to balance the energies of any given space to increase your health and good fortune. It can be practiced in your “inner”…
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Ways To Void Your Roof Warranty

Every roofing manufacturer is a little different when it comes to warranties.  Some warranties are prorated while others aren’t.  Some cover labor and materials while others only cover materials.  Certain warranties are transferable while others only cover the current homeowner and of course, the length of the warranty varies.  Just like the terms mentioned above,…
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The Down Low On Hot Roofs

Traditionally in the Midwest, homes are insulated with fiberglass or cellulose insulation.  However, a newer trend being seen in homes is the use of spray foam insulation.  Just as the name implies, this type of insulation comes in spray cans. It’s a combination of resin and chemicals such as polyurethane & isocyanides.   As the insulation is…
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Keep Your Sanity This Winter…Add A Mudroom!

If you are unfamiliar with the term “mudroom”, it is a room in your home that acts as a portal between the outdoors and indoors. More commonly seen in country homes, they’re becoming more popular in city homes as well. Mudrooms seem like a natural necessity here in the Midwest because of the four seasons…
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Should Your Next Roof Be Asphalt Or Metal?

Your roof is arguably the most important surface of your home because it is the most exposed area and comes under assault from rain, snow, wind and the sun.  This being said, many homeowners do not think about their roof until there is a leak already happening, a large blizzard coming on the radar or…
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