About Geoff Godfrey

  • Use A Solar-Powered System To Heat Your Inground Pool

    28 November 2018

    If you use either a gas or heat pump system to heat your in-ground pool, it can be costly to pay for excessive fuel and electric, and you may not even be impressed with how well the system heats your pool. Before deciding to trade in your heat pump for a brand new system, learn about a solar panel pool heating system and how it may be a more efficient and affordable heating resource.

  • Eight Tips For Planting Your Yard To Repel Pests

    26 April 2018

    Some bugs, insects, and other pests are an enemy to your garden. They'll eat up leaves, sap away nutrients, and affect the overall health of your plants and garden. Of course, you can use chemicals to get rid of them, but some of these chemicals can cause harm to the environment and damage your garden in the long run. Fortunately, there's a safer option. You can add plants to your garden that will safely keep away pests.

  • 3 Facts Regarding Slate Tile Roofs

    2 September 2017

    One popular roofing material is slate. Slate tiles are beautiful and can give your home a unique and regal appearance. However, they aren't the right option for everyone. If you are interested in getting slate shingle metal roofing, check out these three facts you should consider: Slate Roofs Are Durable Slate is a stone, making it extremely durable. One reason it's more durable than asphalt and metal is that in the heat and cold, slate doesn't expand and contract.

  • 3 Tips To Care For Your Roof

    27 July 2017

    Keeping your roof in good condition will help you protect your entire house. If your roof sustains damage, you are leaving everything and everyone under your roof at risk. Roofing maintenance is so important for this reason. Read below for a few quick tips on buying a new roof replacement, hiring roofing contractors and maintaining your roof.  #1: Look into replacing a shoddy roof If you have a shoddy roof, it is both a home equity killer and a safety liability.

  • The Benefits Of Using Screw Pile Foundations For Your Construction Project

    25 August 2016

    If you are building your own home, warehouse or other building, you have many options when it comes to building a foundation. One of the ways that you can secure the building is by installing a screw pile foundation. Learning the benefits of this type of foundation may help you decide if it is ideal for your project. Here are a few benefits associated with a screw pile foundation. Can Be Installed Quickly

  • How to Remove Musty Smells from Carpet

    15 January 2016

    As important as water is, it is something that can also be a huge source of problems in a house. If you recently had a water leak that caused your carpets to get wet, you may be struggling with trying to eliminate the musty smell this can cause. Getting the musty smell out of carpet is not impossible, but it can be hard to do and can take time and effort.

  • How To Reduce Oil Boiler Fuel Issues

    10 September 2015

    If you have an oil boiler that requires a great deal of maintenance and repair work to keep it functioning properly, then there may be an issue with the way your heating oil is being stored or pulled into the boiler system. This is especially true if you find yourself changing filters often and bleeding the boiler on a regular basis. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help keep your furnace or boiler working well.

  • How To Build A Secure Garden-Perimeter Chicken Run Fence

    4 August 2015

    Did you know your backyard chickens can help control the bugs and insects in your garden? A chicken run fence built around the perimeter of your vegetable garden can let your hens be a natural garden pest control without them eating your vegetables. Your chicken run fence should be made from the right materials to make it escape-proof and to keep your garden safe from vegetable-eating hens. Here are some tips to help you build a garden perimeter chicken run fence.

  • Pimp Out Your Patio: Simple Solutions To Clean And Protect Your Concrete Patio

    15 July 2015

    As a homeowner, you are most likely familiar with the importance of outdoor living. From added space to entertain friends and family members to an increase in your home's appeal and value, it is easy to see the benefits of an outdoor patio. Due to these amazing benefits, patios are one of the top items buyers want in a prospective home. While enjoying the increased space, appeal, and value of your patio is simple, ensuring your outdoor living space remains clean and in good condition can be difficult.

  • Getting Started With Small-Scale Home Renewables

    21 January 2015

    In today's modern era, one of the most hotly discussed issues is regarding 'green' initiatives. Typically, this means large energy companies making an effort to develop renewable technologies; however, as a consumer you can also make a big difference. Rather than buying all of your energy from suppliers, you can actually install small-scale renewable energy technologies around your home.  Why Install Renewables? If you're considering installing renewables within your property, you are likely doing so to reduce your dependency on electricity suppliers.