Home Maintenance

Sept. 26, 2019

Should You Get Solar Panels?

1. Trees reduce output, savings

Solar panels need direct sunlight, so homes heavily shaded by trees are not good candidates.

Although some homeowners opt to cut down trees to accommodate solar panels, homeowners should consider whether the cooling shade the trees provide outweighs the benefits of solar panels. In some ...

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Feb. 20, 2015

What To Do About All This Snow - Dealing With Ice Dams

With another storm approaching our area this weekend, and the growing concern of roof collapses and inside damage from all the present and expected snow, it's important you understand what you can do for prevention.

How do you know if you have an ice dam?
One of the easiest ...

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Nov. 21, 2013

Fall Maintenance Checklist for Massachusetts Homes

As the weather in Andover, North Andover, and North Reading becomes colder, we start to think of all the preparation we have to do just like the animals that are scurrying to prepare for the winter.  One of the major things we need to pay attention to is ...

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