Toby Winter Clean Up Tip
You've finally cleared that driveway, it's freezing outside and it's going to stay this way for a while - unfortunately you're not done yet! There are some easy items to check off your list to keep your home or you from serious damage. Check out our weekly tip now and make sure you don't let this snow and ice do a ton of damage to your home over the next couple of weeks
Tips from Toby Chimney & Dryer Vent Tip
The leading cause of home fires in the United States is caused by excessive lint buildup in our dryer vents and by creosote buildup in our chimneys. As the nights get a bit chillier it won't be long before we are firing up those fireplaces and lots of static will be firing up around our dryers. Don't be one of those victims you see on the news and suffer damage to your home or much worse! This is an inexpensive maintenance tip that should be a priority this Fall on your home upkeep list!
Tips from Toby – Winter Indoor Humidity
It's that time of year where our furnaces dry out the air, our noses, throats, furniture and much more. This can leave a lot of damage to cabinets, wood floors and of course be an irritant. Check out our tip on adding a whole house humidifier to your home or ways to add humidity to your home safely. Keep from shocking your family, static cling in your hair and enjoy more comfort in your home now!
Tips from Toby Winter Easy Vent Adjust for Comfort
Do you have those rooms that seem drafty in some areas and hot in others? Do you shut of vents in some rooms to try in make it more comfortable in others? Find out how to use some simple tips to make your whole house more comfortable and why closing off those vents in some rooms is actually a bad idea. This is one of our favorite easy tips that will make your whole home more comfortable, will save you money on your energy bills and you'll even sleep better at night! Take a look at this tip now and you'll be feeling a lot more comfortable and saving money in no time!
Tips from Toby – February Home, Lawn & Garden Quick Tips
February is the month where Spring is around the corner (can't wait!!!) and we celebrate with a valentine - and now we short mow! Short mowing is one of the best things you can do for your lawn to give it that jump start of growth. We also have great quick tips on taking care of those early winter weeds, appliance cleaning tips and and much more. Click above to get your February Honey Do's done now.
Tips from Toby – Fall Bugs, Mice & Itches!
The Oak/Itch mites are back in full force. Learn about Whup a Bug from Toby and his Brother - who’s lawn team was being eaten alive. Whup a Bug is all natural and it has been keeping the itch mites and other biters away for quite some time. It might work for you! The mice and bugs are trying to get into your home as the nights get colder. We show you the easy solutions to keep them out of the house and not spray any chemicals or leave nasty traps inside the house! Watch the video tip now to find out how you can keep from getting bit or bothered over the Fall.
Tips from Toby – July Quick Tips
Here is your round up of July Quick Tips for the home, lawn and garden. Nobody wants to spend a lot of time working outside in this heat - but there are some essentials we need to take care of. We’ve broken down the essentials into things that take very little time so you can get back to enjoying the pool or cooler indoors. From what to do about lawn disease to keeping the AC running smoothly, we've got you covered to help you keep your cool!
Tips from Toby – Home Water Damage & Proper Drainage
With the heavy amounts of rain we've been having our ground is saturated and many people are cleaning up flooded basements. In this week's tip we show you the essentials to make sure that water is properly draining away from your home and the things you can do to help. Before you pay big $$$$ to a foundation company to fix that flooded basement, watch this tip. You may be surprised at where some of that water is coming from and the inexpensive things you can do to keep water from coming into your home.
Tips from Toby Keeping Cool
Last week was the first time many of us fired up our AC's this season and that resulted in thousands of emergency calls all over the city. Almost 80% of those calls could have been avoided (along with the expense) by doing a few simple tasks to keep your air conditioning system running smooth all season long. From checking that filter to cleaning off the outside coils and much more, we show you the quick, easy things you can do to keep your AC running cool and efficiently all Summer long.
Tips from Toby Ice & Snow Damage
It's been one of the biggest snowstorms in many years and while many of us have cleaned off our driveways and walks the true damage to our homes is just beginning. As the snow melts it can cause ice dams that tear gutters right off the house or flood water back into your home. Shrubs and trees are under stress from the weight of the snow and that ice melter might be cracking your drive and walkways. In this weeks tip we show you the easy things you can do to keep serious damage at bay as the foot of snow and drifts begin to melt.