Improve Air Conditioning Efficiency in Your Cincy Home With These Tips

improve air conditioning efficiencyThe cooling season is in full swing in greater Cincinnati, and it’s only going to get hotter from here. If you’re looking for ways to improve air conditioning efficiency to increase comfort and lower energy bills, it’s time to make a few improvements in both your home and with its HVAC system. These tips can help you save money, lower your carbon footprint, prevent common A/C problems and take a load off the system for better performance. Continue reading

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4 Common A/C Issues That May Be Plaguing Your Home

common A/C issuesAir conditioners tend to be reliable systems if they’re installed correctly, and, often, most problems are related to routine maintenance issues. If the A/C in your Cincinnati area home has stopped working, check for theses common A/C issues before calling a professional and you may be able to save the cost of a service call: Continue reading

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3 Indicators That the Life Span of Your Home’s Air Conditioner Is Nearing Its End

Air conditioner life spanWhen your home’s air conditioner is humming along in good working order, you’re able to enjoy a cool, comfortable haven from the summer heat and humidity. If the system’s reliability is questionable, though, you’re no doubt wondering how long it will last and how you’ll know it’s time to consider replacement. There are some easy-to-spot indicators that can warn you that the A/C is nearing the end of its service life: Continue reading

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Squeaky Floors Driving You Nuts? Use Handyman Services for Thorough Floor Repair

Squeaky Floors When you walk across the floor of your greater Cincinnati home, are you annoyed by a strange squeaking or popping sound? Did you think your shoes might be causing it, or maybe mice? By now you know that a squeaking floorboard or tile is there to stay unless you opt for cost-effective and convenient floor repair. Continue reading

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Installing New Light Fixtures? Put Thought Into Both Design and Energy Efficiency

installing light fixturesWhether you’re building a new home or just updating an older one, installing light fixtures requires some thought if you want to maximize energy efficiency. It can be part of a whole-house system approach to energy savings. Continue reading

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Adding Insulation to Your Cincinnati Home Has Year-Round Benefits

adding insulationDoes the idea of adding insulation make you think of winter? Many greater Cincinnati homeowners forget about the boost in comfort and savings available in the summer cooling season from insulation. Now’s a great time to have your local handyman add insulation to make your home more cost-effective to cool this season and heat in winter. The best place to begin is in the attic. Continue reading

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Central Air Conditioning Basics: What Every Cincinnati Homeowner Should Know

central air conditioningWhether you’re looking at upgrading your current central air conditioning system or you’re considering installing A/C for the first time, you need to learn a few things about this effective home cooling method before you make a change. Here’s what every Cincinnati homeowner should know. Continue reading

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SEER, COP and EER: The A/C Efficiency Ratings That Impact Your Cincy A/C System

A/C efficiency ratingsKnowing the efficiency ratings of your Cincy A/C can tell you how much energy it takes to keep your home cool in the summer. There are three A/C efficiency ratings you need to understand if you’re replacing your air conditioner: SEER, COP and EER. Continue reading

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Looking for Summer Energy Savings? 4 Myths That May Be Hindering Your Plan

summer energy savingsWhen temperatures soar outside, it’s up to you to adopt the correct practices for summer energy savings. Unfortunately, many myths surround the most effective ways to beat the heat. Here are five to watch out for: Continue reading

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Types of Molding and Trim That Can Dress Up the Rooms of Your Cincinnati Home

molding and trimDecorative molding adds character and can dress up your room, emphasize a certain design style or finish a look. Various types of molding and trim can be found around windows and doors, around the top or bottom edge of a wall or even toward the middle at chair-back height.

If you’re thinking of adding different types of molding and trim, you have a world of choices to compliment the décor of your greater Cincinnati home. Here are just some of the possibilities:
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