Blog

Insulate for a Warmer House this Winter

It’s officially autumn again, a time when we wake up to dark skies and cool mornings that turn into beautiful and temperate October days. These cooler temperatures usher in some of the other telltale signs of the changing seasons such as the leaves changing colors and the appearance of additional layers of clothing. For those who love the change in the seasons, this can be a fleeting time to enjoy the moderate temperatures before they take a nosedive in a couple of months. This pause between the hot and humid and cold and wet is also the perfect time to assess the insulation needs of your home.

Read more: Insulate for a Warmer House this Winter

Protect your Home from Insect Invaders This Fall

The promise of fall may have you looking forward to the prospect of holiday gatherings at your home with loved ones and friends for fun and fellowship. This time of year though you may find a potential for visitors to your home who aren’t as welcome and who could take up residence in your home and not leave until the warmer days of spring.

Read more: Protect your Home from Insect Invaders This Fall

Autumn is just around the corner

Here, in Kansas City, we have just a few more weeks to make sure that our houses are “pest tight”. That is, all the holes, cracks, nooks and crannies have been sealed sufficiently to keep out rats, mice, insects, spiders and other critters which will be seeking shelter. Remember, also, that sealing the house against pests also raises the insulating quality of your home and lowers your heating bill!

Read more: Autumn is just around the corner

Steam Clean Tile and Grout for a Deeper Clean

Choosing floor coverings for the home requires a number of different considerations. Depending on the unique needs of your home, the choice may be part aesthetics and also geared to finding a floor covering that suits the lifestyle of you and your family. Carpet provides a measure of cushion, which is important for older adults and young children who might experience falls, and it also provides a quality of sound dampening throughout the room. Tile on the other hand does not have the soft, cushion-like qualities of carpet but it does offer an incredible range of color and pattern choices that allow a homeowner to create a truly unique look in the home.

Read more: Steam Clean Tile and Grout for a Deeper Clean