Category: HVAC

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Jun'16
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8 Things to Expect When You Remodel Your Home

Failure to plan is planning to fail.  We have all heard this statement and it is true.  But, sometimes the best plans still hold surprises that we didn’t prepare for.  The 8 items below are common occurrences when major or even minor home remodeling projects are undertaken.  Knowing in advance what to expect will make it easier to deal with it should any (or all) of these happen to your project.MessDemolition is messy.  If you are tearing walls down in your house, know that the dust and d... Read more
Categories: Blog

16
Jun'16
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Top 20 Summer Maintenance Items

Summer is finally here.  Before you head to the beach and other fun activities, take care of these home maintenance items to make sure you can enjoy the season to the fullest.  A little maintenance now will prevent larger issues latter. Clean exterior of home and decks with pressure washerHVAC inspection and tune-upReplace HVAC filters monthlyDrain and flush hot water heaterWindow & door screen replacement or repairGutter cleaningWeather strippingCaulkingSeptic tank and drain field inspec... Read more
Posted: Xpert Team
Categories: Blog

8
Jun'16
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Catch The Wave: Proven Benefits of Installing Automated Thermostats

Home automation is becoming more and more common within houses nowadays. Home automation and smart homes provide many key benefits. Smart and automated thermostats help to save on energy use and are easy to use. Check out some more of the proven benefits of automated thermostats for your Outer Banks vacation home or second home! Automated thermostats can be programmed based on your customized temperature settings. If you prefer a certain temperature as you sleep or when you wake up, the the... Read more
Posted: Xpert Team
Categories: Blog

27
May'16
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22-Tested-Ways-to-Save-Money-on-Your-Utility-Bills

22 Tested Ways to Save Money on Your Utility Bills

You work hard for your money. I know I do. Being raised by depression-era parents, I hate the idea of wasting anything. That’s why I am always on the lookout for ways to save money; especially ones that cause no hardship.According to Energy Star, almost half of all the energy we use in our homes goes toward heating and cooling and a significant amount goes towards water as well. One of the best places to start looking for savings is where we use the most energy.Energy Efficient AppliancesWhile... Read more
Categories: Appliance Repair

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Apr'16
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Genius Ways to Make Your Home Cooler for the Summer

As temperatures begin to warm up after a long winter season, it is time to take advantage of the mild spring weather. Over the winter months, it is often difficult to perform work around the house due to the cold temperatures. However, spring is the perfect time to get your home in top shape for the months of warm weather ahead. One way to ensure a comfortable spring and summer season is to take the steps necessary to create a cooler home. There are DIY home maintenance and improvement projects ... Read more
Categories: Blog

7
Jan'16
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Home Automation Is the Key for the Next Generation Vacation Rental Manager

Home automation for Vacation Rental Managers and home owners has more options and advantages than just keyless entry systems. By now, the advantages of keyless entry systems are obvious; with improved security, guest / vendor convenience and improved access reporting.The keyless entry system from Point Central provides real time control unlike other systems currently available.  As the guest leaves, cleaner completes cleaning and the inspector finishes the inspection, the property manager is au... Read more
Categories: Blog

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Dec'15
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Top Home Automation Apps

Home automation is a trend that is gaining momentum and is a sign of the future.  In the past, home automation was limited to professionally installed systems with a high price tag.  But now the technology, both systems and apps, is increasingly available to the DIY market at an attractive price point. There are several stand-alone gadgets that use home automation technology with your smart phone or tablet readily available at Home Depot, Lowes and even Staples.  There are smart lightbulbs... Read more
Categories: Blog

20
Nov'15
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3 Maintenance Tips for Preparing Your Outer Banks Home for Winter

Living on the Outer Banks during the winter has unique maintenance challenges.  If last year has taught us anything, it is that pretty much anything can happen.  Now the hot button buzzwords across social networks and the media have changed from Polar Vortex to El Nino. Everyone wants to know how bad winter will be and whether or not we will see colder than normal temperatures and the dreaded snow again.  The truth is, nobody knows what the weather will be like in January and February.  All... Read more
Posted: Xpert Team
Categories: Blog

20
Sep'15
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Closing Your Vacation Home for the Season

The Outer Banks is your happy place. You reminisce about vacations past and imagine future ones spent relaxing on the beach with no responsibilities other than to spend the afternoon doing more of the same. You wanted your children, friends, and family to spend joyful summers without a care in the world, so you purchased the perfect vacation home. Now it is everyone's happy place! Life on our wonderful island means expecting the unexpected. A serenelyperfect, sun filled beach day, complete with... Read more
Posted: Xpert Team
Categories: Blog

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Jul'15
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HVAC

Let our HVAC team of licensed and insured professionals tackle any job you have. Whether it's routine maintenance like changing an air filter or a larger project like changing out your current system, our Outer Banks based technicians are ready to keep your home comfortable year round. With a subscription-based plan with Xpert Home Services, we'll regularly inspect your system throughout the year to ensure proper maintenance and function of your heating and cooling system. Looking to upgrade? Ch... Read more
Posted: Xpert Team
Categories: HVAC