Spring brings lots of rain in DFW area, protect your foundation with good drainage.

Why is drainage so important in the DFW area? The Dallas Fort Worth area unfortunately has clay soil, so making sure you have good drainage is very important.  As water ponds around your foundation it soaks into the soil and clay expands putting pressure on anything around it.  You can drive around neighborhoods and see Read more about Spring brings lots of rain in DFW area, protect your foundation with good drainage.[…]

Ways to prevent termites from getting into your house.

How do I prevent termites from getting into my house? If you live in the DFW area termite could become an issue.  Do you know what attracts termites? What to look for?  What you can do to prevent a termite infestation? A little background on termites.  Termites eat cellulose which is found in wood.   They also like Read more about Ways to prevent termites from getting into your house.[…]

Time to change your smoke detector and CO2 detector batteries.

Change smoke detector and CO2 detector batteries every six months. Manufactures of  smoke detectors and CO2 detectors recommended that batteries are changed every six months.  There are some types of detectors that recommend once a year.  Most detectors sound an alarm when they need changed, but it is best to change them before this happens.   When Read more about Time to change your smoke detector and CO2 detector batteries.[…]

Summer is coming to Plano Texas: Time to take care of your foundation.

Caring for your foundation. If you live in the Dallas-Fort Worth, your foundation is a concern due to our clay soil.  Clay soil shrinks and contracts depending on the moisture content.  With our hot summers here is the DFW area the soil is going to dry out.  Keeping the moisture content around your house’s foundation Read more about Summer is coming to Plano Texas: Time to take care of your foundation.[…]

Things you should know about your house: How to turn the water off to your house.

How to turn the water off to your house. Every homeowner should know how to turn the water off to their house in case of an emergency.  Knowing how to turn the water off to your house can reduce the amount of damage done.  You do not want to have to wait for a plumber.   A Read more about Things you should know about your house: How to turn the water off to your house.[…]

Saving Energy in Murphy Texas, Saves you Money

Insulation is key to saving money in Murphy Texas! The temperatures in Murphy Texas are rising.  Cooling season is almost upon us.  How can you save on your energy bills?  Adding insulation to your attic will help you conserve energy and reduce your utility bills.  You will first need to know how much insulation you Read more about Saving Energy in Murphy Texas, Saves you Money[…]

When should I get my Air Conditioner serviced?

Why Service your Air Conditioner? Keeping your air conditioner serviced is a great way to cut down on your energy bills.   It is recommended that an HVAC (heating, ventilation and Air conditioning) system is maintained twice a year.  Service your furnace right before it starts getting cold.  When it comes to your air conditioner, you should wait Read more about When should I get my Air Conditioner serviced?[…]