5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for El Niño

Last month we all received a reality check as the El Niño rains came pouring down around our communities. The roads were slick, areas flooded, and our world-class first-responders worked diligently to help those in need. While we experience respite … Continue reading

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Ideal Awarded Best of Houzz 2016

Ideal Kitchen & Bath Remodeling of San Diego Awarded Best Of Houzz 2016 Over 35 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building, Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World San Diego, USA, January 12, 2016 … Continue reading

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Five Home Heating Mistakes to Avoid

Having a working heating unit is a requirement for a comfortable home during the winter. While heating your home is important, there are several mistakes that homeowners make with their heating systems that could degrade the functionality of a furnace, … Continue reading

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Is It Time To Replace Your Water Heater?

A water heater is one of those home-appliances that many of us take for granted – until something goes wrong. From taking showers to cleaning loads of laundry, we rely upon our water heaters to help us with crucial tasks … Continue reading

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How Often Should You Have Your Drains Cleaned?

Healthy drains are a crucial piece of any working plumbing system. Blocked drains aren’t only messy and unappealing, they can also lead to various severe problems — such as the prevalence of bacteria and germs, and even structural damage. Experts … Continue reading

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How To Make Energy Efficient Lighting Choices

Changes in lighting material standards have motivated manufacturers to create more energy efficient options for consumers. Recent technological advances give consumers more options to use when choosing lighting materials. The main options for lighting materials are LED, CFL, and halogen/incandescent … Continue reading

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Join us in Supporting City of San Diego Firefighters!

The San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation needs your help in raising funds to purchase devices that could save the lives of firefighters while they work to protect yours. Small donations can add up to make a huge difference for our San … Continue reading

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Do You Need To Update Your Electrical Panel?

An electrical panel, also known as a breaker panel, controls where electricity flows into your home from outside, determining how much power is distributed and maintained throughout. They protect you from the dangerously high levels of electricity that could be … Continue reading

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Your Programmable Thermostat Questions Answered

Heating and cooling your home represents a large chunk of your annual utility costs. Energy.gov reports that heating your home is the single biggest energy expense, accounting for 45 percent of total energy costs. Finding simple ways to save on … Continue reading

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How Do I know if My Heater is Efficient?

Heating your home comfortably comes at an expense. The U.S. Department of Energy reports that households spend $700 annually on gas heating and $1,700 annually on heating home using heating oil. Even heating San Diego homes can be expensive, making … Continue reading

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