Geothermal Heat Pump, Is It Right For Your Home?

Dear Jim: I should replace my old heating/cooling system with a more efficient one. With gas prices going up, shortages of propane, etc., is installing a geothermal heat pump wise … Continue Reading →


How to Safely Clean a Deck or Patio

Spring is the time for many outdoor projects. This past winter was harsh by most standards. Some areas of the Northeast still have abundant snow cover the first week of … Continue Reading →


Evergreens For the TriState

Rhododendrons have been around in landscapes for 100plus years. There is even a rhododendron forest in northern California that has thousands of rhododendrons 40- to 60-feet tall and wide. They … Continue Reading →


How To: Choose the Right Gutters

There is so much to consider when choosing new gutters, including shape, material, and cost. But don’t overlook performance and quality, which will over time reward you with reduced maintenance … Continue Reading →


Painting Kitchen Cabinets

You can save thousands, even tens of thousands, of dollars by just painting your existing kitchen cabinets. You don’t always need new cabinets. In fact, before ripping out your old … Continue Reading →