Monthly Archives: July 2014

Roof Check: Evaluating Your Roof


By John Voket Think your home is in great shape? How about the part you can't see! I'm talking about one of your home's largest assets – the roof. DaVinci Roofscapes of Lenexa, Kansas recently developed a roster of insightful … Continue reading

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How to Prepare Your Home Before Traveling


By Michelle Sanchez Summer has officially begun, and families, couples and friends are gearing up to get out of town for much-anticipated vacations. Orbitz reported that a record-breaking 88 percent of Americans plan to take at least one vacation this … Continue reading

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Homeowners Can Cut Costs with Geothermal


The winter of 2014 was a wake-up call for homeowners facing higher-than-normal heating costs. With polar vortex cold sweeps, heavy snowfalls and ice blizzards affecting much of the country, energy prices for electricity, gas and oil have increased. Propane prices … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency on the Rise: Green Building Features


By Robert Dietz A focus on energy efficiency is the most important development and design strategy that is making new housing greener, according to a recent industry survey. McGraw Hill Construction’s (MHC) data and analytics team surveyed a set of … Continue reading

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