What is R – Value?

What is R – Value? Insulation levels are measured in R-value, but what does R-value mean? R-value is the insulation’s resistance to heat flow. The higher the R-value, the less heat is transferred in or out. Any type of insulation can be installed to have any R-value level; it may just take more or less…

How Long Do LED Bulbs Really Last?

How Long Do LED Bulbs Really Last? Homeowners across the country are switching to LED bulbs, and for good reason. LEDs have a number of advantages over conventional incandescent bulbs: Higher energy efficiency Improved light quality Average rated life of up to 50,000 hours or more That all sounds great, but what exactly does “average…

Attention: First Time Home Buyers!!

How First-Time Home Buyers Can Benefit from the MCC If you bought your first home this year – or are thinking of buying your first home – you need to know about the Mortgage Credit Certificate program! The Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) Program provides first-time home buyers with a tax credit based upon the interest…