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Keeping Heating Costs In Check This Winter

There are all kinds of records being set this month: in addition to those at the Winter Olympics.  For one, there have been the frigid temperatures.  With the drop in temperature, there have been record increases in propane prices, leading some to refer to it as “liquid gold”.  Some of the homeowners hit hardest by…
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Slashing Summer Energy Costs

With energy costs ever on the rise, it’s not a bad idea to thoughtfully examine your home to see how you can save without having to forego air conditioning. In this blog, we’ll give you some tips on how keep your summer energy costs in check while helping the environment, since the Department of Energy…
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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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Insulation Showdown-Which Type Makes Sense In Your Home?

Recognizing the fact that your home doesn’t stay keep your family warm the way it should is the easy part.  Determining what type of insulation makes sense for your home is a little trickier.  In this blog, we’ll break down the different types of insulation available to you and the must-know facts about them.  But first,…
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THEY’RE BACK…Box Elder Bugs And Asian Lady Beetles!

  Box Elder bugs and Asian Lady Beetles have come out of the woodwork this time of year. Due to our warm fall and early spring, this year they are extra active.  Box Elder bugs and Asian Lady Beetles don’t just magically appear in your home – they have to get in somehow. The best…
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