The Importance of an Annual Chimney Inspection

The Importance of an Annual Chimney Inspection

Winter certainly rode into the Upstate on the coattails of the New Year, with heavy winds, torrential rain and even a trace of snow! And there is a good chance many fireplaces, both gas and wood burning, were used for the first time all season. The question is, were...
January is Radon Awareness Month

January is Radon Awareness Month

You may have heard about radon in passing but have never given it much thought. Like carbon dioxide, radon is also odorless, colorless and tasteless, but that’s where the similarities end. Public awareness is very prevalent when it comes to carbon dioxide, while radon...
New and Exciting Thanksgiving Recipes

New and Exciting Thanksgiving Recipes

Tired of the traditional turkey, stuffing and green bean casserole? Then make this year the year you wow the crowd with some delicious new twists on that same old boring holiday meal.   Appetizers Everyone likes a little something to nosh on while watching...
Outdoor Fall and Halloween Decorating Ideas

Outdoor Fall and Halloween Decorating Ideas

Fall is in the air, Halloween is right around the corner and it’s time to jazz up your outside décor. Here are some great ideas to take your fall and Halloween decorations to the next level.  Decorative exterior string lights are all the rage! Drop by your local...
HVAC Energy Saving Tips

HVAC Energy Saving Tips

On/off. On/off. On/off…everyday 24/7 from June through October. Yes, we’re talking about your HVAC system. And for most of us that means sticker shock when we open our monthly electric bill. Get the most out of your system along with hopefully saving a couple of bucks...
Decorating on a Budget

Decorating on a Budget

You want your home to look and feel fabulous and if you’re like most of us you also want to get the biggest bang for your buck when it comes to changing your décor, especially if you like to switch things up seasonally. Check out these great tips for stretching your...
Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Your home has been through a great deal over the last year. With children home e-learning, parents setting up home offices, more cooking, laundry and just general living being done, there is probably a nice long “honey-do” list of chores waiting for someone to tackle....
Time to Get Those Spring Flowers Planted

Time to Get Those Spring Flowers Planted

Everyone is excited for the spring planting season. So why wait? Use the helpful tips listed below to get your yard in shape and discover three plants that grow well in the Upstate South Carolina spring and summer heat.  Preparing Your Yard  Begin by getting...