Generators a New Way of Life in California

Generators a New Way of Life in California Once, generators were considered a luxury item. They were used for camping trips, and on rare occasions, a minor power outage. Recently, our once reliable power source has now become a steady source of worry for homeowners as...

Home, Safe and Secure

Home, Safe and Secure Here’s hoping that you made it through the latest wildfires and the scheduled power blackouts. Our California lifestyle is under siege. The new California normal is a constant stream of wildfires and random power outages. The options you choose...

Great Designs Make for Perfect Projects

Great Designs Make for Perfect Projects You can never underestimate the quality of good plans and the outcome of a good construction project. It’s a known fact, when you start with good construction designs, you end up with a perfect construction project. When hiring...

Take A Deep Breath… ANCO Design Build

Take A Deep Breath… ANCO Design Build Of course, only if you can breathe clean air. The quality of your air depends on many factors, clean air ducts, and clean air entry points. Your air vents allow outside air to enter your home. Dust, dirt, and smoke particles can...

Family Health an Fresh Insulation

Family Health an Fresh Insulation Air quality in your home should be of the highest priority. Your air quality should be maintained and monitored on a regular basis. The hidden dangers of contaminates in your home or business can be linked to several health issues,...

After the Wildfires and Dealing with Smoke Contamination

After the Wildfires and Dealing with Smoke Contamination It’s not “if” the wildfires will happen, it’s “when”. While you may have dodged a bullet from the surrounding fires, you can still have a very serious health concern for your family. Soot particles are four...

Healthy Vents and Healthy Insulation

Healthy Vents and Healthy Insulation Your air vents allow outside air to enter your home. Dust, dirt, and smoke particles can enter through your roof, attic, gable vents, and soffit vents. Most homes, (95 percent) have the one-quarter inch vent screen grids. These...

What is “Sick Building Syndrome”?

What is “Sick Building Syndrome”?  Homes and buildings can make you sick. It’s called “Sick Building Syndrome” (SBS), and if you have family members that are prone to respiratory issues, or have asthma, then “Sick Building Syndrome” can be a very serious health...

Your Home Energy Performance is Ready to Pay You

Your Home Energy Performance is Ready to Pay You Your homes energy performance can either cost you big, or pay you big. The cost of energy use at your home is going up at alarming rates, and yes, you can do something about it. You have many options to choose from, and...

The New Normal…Comfort, Health, and Safety

The New Normal…Comfort, Health, and Safety Imagine your home’s temperature staying at a constant comfortable temperature year-round. Sounds like the future, no it’s here right now, and that home will cost you less to operate every month, and every year. Most homes...

Green Homes are Healthy Homes

Green Homes are Healthy Homes  Is your home healthy? Can you take a deep refreshing breath without coughing a few minutes later? A green-rated home is a scientific way of measuring a home for its health and safety, energy efficiency, and the cost of operating that...

Home Energy Audits…

Home Energy Audits…  When installing home improvements, you may want to include a Home Energy Audit. A professional home energy audit can help you, when making decisions for replacing major components in your home. The energy audit can measure and set benchmarks about...

Those Hot Summer Days Are on the Way…

Those Hot Summer Days Are on the Way…  Here we go again, the 100 degree days are coming. The hot months are upon us. Rising temperatures are here-especially in the Santa Clarita Valley. You can avoid another miserable hot summer. You can make your home a pleasant,...

Finally, the Rains are Over

Finally, the Rains are Over  Spring time is here, and with summer around the corner, it’s time to start scheduling your window, roofing, and air conditioning replacements. The Santa Clarita Valley experienced one of the wettest winters in the last 50 years, and your...

It’s Here, It’s Now, And You Can Own It

It’s Here, It’s Now, And You Can Own It  Life just got easier, and Home Automation can help get you there. At the latest Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas, and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) in Orlando, I was given first access to the...

Spring Time…Time to Improve Your Home

Spring Time…Time to Improve Your Home  Have you been putting off those home repairs longer than you should? Doing so can cost you big money, and your property value will suffer. While the economy in California has slightly improved, the price for home improvements has...

Ready, Set and Go… Life Just Got Easier

Ready, Set and Go… Life Just Got Easier  Is your home ready for the New Year? Is your home automated? If not, automate your home now. It’s easy, very affordable and the savings in energy efficiency will pay for the cost. Most home automation products can be accessed...

You Still Have Time to Install Your New Roof

You Still Have Time to Install Your New Roof  Fall is upon us, and it may be time to replace your old roof. Delaying those needed roof and exterior improvements can be very costly. Once a roof starts leaking, the internal framing structure is at risk. Water leaking...

Earn Monthly Dividends from Your Home…

Earn Monthly Dividends from Your Home… Yes, there’s a new bank in town, and it’s your home. Your home can pay you a dividend each and every month. But how is that possible you ask? It’s simple, every month you pay an electrical and gas bill, and every month our energy...

Feed the Beast or Milk the Cow

Feed the Beast or Milk the Cow  Sometimes owning a home feels like feeding the beast each month. You know, paying those high energy bills month after month. But don’t lose hope, there’s a better way. You can turn your home into a profit machine. Yes, your home can be...

The Heat is On

The Heat is On  Here we go again, the 100-degree days are coming. The hot months are upon us. Rising temperatures are here-especially in the Santa Clarita Valley. You can avoid another miserable hot summer. You can make your home a pleasant, cooling comfort zone. You...

Green Rated Homes are Now Here

Green Rated Homes are Now Here  What is a Green Rated home? It’s a scientific way of measuring a home for its safety, energy efficiency, and the cost of operating that home. If you had a chance to browse for a new home in the last two years, you may have noticed an...

Green Rated Homes are Now Here

Green Rated Homes are Now Here  What is a Green Rated home? It’s a scientific way of measuring a home for its safety, energy efficiency, and the cost of operating that home. If you had a chance to browse for a new home in the last two years, you may have noticed an...

What Happened to El Niño?

What Happened to El Niño?  Weather patterns in Southern California have changed for the better with regard to snow and rainfall totals, and in Northern California and the Sierras where we get most of our water, the snowpack is up. Hopefully the weather patterns will...

Protect Your Most Valuable Asset: Your Home

Protect Your Most Valuable Asset: Your Home  With spring around the corner, it’s time to prioritize your home’s maintenance needs. Many homeowners are still receiving high winter gas bills from this past December (it was very cold), which is telling you how...

Spring Time…Time to Improve Your Home

Spring Time…Time to Improve Your Home  Have you been putting off those home repairs longer than you should? Doing so can cost you big money, and your property value will suffer. While the economy in California has slightly improved, the price for home improvements has...

Going Green Can Be Easy

Going Green Can Be Easy  It’s true; many homeowners are converting their inefficient homes into Green Energy saving homes. It can be simple and affordable, and the conversion can be done without costly solar panels. It all starts with a professional energy assessment....

I Love My House Again

I Love My House Again  Is your home a well-managed, energy efficient home? If not, you can do something about that. You can upgrade your home with the latest energy efficient improvements and enjoy rebates of $3,000 to $6,500; and enjoy easy qualifying financing...