Finding Your First Home

It’s an exciting time when you start looking for your first home. Maybe you know what areas you like or the type of home you would prefer, maybe even your budget, but no matter your knowledge base, the task can be daunting. A lot of first time home buyers are uncertain how to start looking […]

Love It Or List It?

Probably one of the older shows on HGTV and not everyone is a fan of Hilary and David. But they do bring up a great point, can you make changes to your current home to get what you need or should you just move? It’s a question a lot of folks ask themselves when they […]

Selling Your Home? Here Is A List Of Steps You Can Follow For A Successful Home Sale

Selling your home can seem like a daunting task but here are a few steps to help keep you sane and help you put your best foot forward when listing your home. VALUABLES: Place valuables like pain medications, jewelry, cash, firearms, and valuable documents in a safe or off site while your home is listed. DECLUTTER: […]

Thinking About Selling Your Home? Got Kids?

Are you thinking about selling your home with young children in tow? There are a few easy tricks you can use to keep the process a little less stressful. Selling your home is always a slightly stressful situation. You always worry about your home being clean and presentable for prospective buyers. Add children to the […]

Geothermal Installation Complete!

Our Geothermal Heating and Cooling system has now been fully installed for over a month and we couldn’t be happier. The system saved us over a $100 during the month of March where we saw extremely low temperatures and snow. Next month’s electricity bill should show decreasing energy use as the temperature outside has been […]

Geothermal Installation: Part 4 Trenching & Earth Loops

Before the big storm hit on Wednesday night, the drilling company came out and dug our trenches to the house. The Earth loops they installed into the wells were hooked up and brought to the house via the trenches. The technicians then drilled into the side of our home into where the Water Furnace sits […]

Geothermal Installation: Part 3 Let the Drilling Begin!

Patience is a virtue I wasn’t granted apparently but in a big surprise last weekend they delivered the drilling rig and gear to start drilling our two wells for the Geothermal system. Drilling started on Saturday but only last about 10 minutes when the rig’s hydraulic system blew a pressure valve. Monday they were not […]

Geothermal Installation: Part 2

Currently we have hit a snag in our installation of our geothermal system. The first snag was an application that missed a signature by the geo company on our permit application to the County. The second snag dealt with Miss Utility not marking the lines for the home water and sewer lines. So recently when […]

Geothermal System For My Home

A couple years ago I put an article together talking about Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems. My friend and her husband were installing a Geothermal Water Based Furnace in their home. A costly project that was going to take about a month to complete but in the end the money and time spent were going […]

Geothermal, another option for heating and cooling your home.

Geothermal – of or pertaining to the internal heat of the earth. A few years ago when we purchased our first single family home we discussed installing a Geothermal System to heat the house and save a few dollars a month. At the time we figured it was too expensive to install and kind of […]