Staining Versus Painting A Wood Garage Door – Factors To Keep In Mind

If your wooden garage door is looking worn and run down, staining or painting it can breathe new life into it. This is because weather, dirt and sunlight can all negatively affect the look of the door over time. Staining or painting the door revives the color, making it look new again. However, before you can complete this task, you have to decide which is better -- painting or staining. Here are some factors you will want to keep in mind as you make this decision. Read More 

4 Popular Siding Materials Compared

Your home's siding plays an important role in protecting the frame from the elements and accentuating the beauty of your home's exterior. If you are considering new siding for your home, it is important to choose carefully, as the material you use will determine how long it lasts and the maintenance it requires. Here is a comparison of four of the most popular siding materials. Vinyl Vinyl siding is very affordable and one of the most common types of siding in the U. Read More 

Control Tips For 3 Common Pests Found In Stables & Indoor Riding Arenas

If you own a horse stable or an indoor riding arena, you may be dealing with pests in your facility. Pests, particularly pigeons, rodents, and barn swallows, like to nest in stables and indoor riding arenas, because they provide shelter and food. Here are a few important things to know about these pests in your facility and how you can control their populations.  Pigeons  Pigeons in your facility may pose health risks to you and your horses. Read More 

How To Install Door Return Air Grilles To Balance Your Home’s Air Pressure

Your home's central air conditioning and heating system will operate with a higher level of efficiency and effectiveness if the air pressure is equalized throughout the house. Uneven air pressure causes the system to work harder, and it can also lead to stagnant air which makes the space less comfortable for occupants. Below is how you can install return air grilles in your home's wood doors to preserve proper airflow and equalize pressure: Read More 

The Ultimate Fall HVAC Maintenance Checklist

Fall is a season of transition in terms of your HVAC system. At the beginning of fall, you may still be using your air conditioner, but by the end of the season, chances are good that you'll be heating your home. It's important that during this time, you do some preventative maintenance on both components of your system so that your heater functions well all winter and your AC is in good shape when spring comes. Read More