Cheap and easy ways to winterize your home

By Donofrio & Associates, LLC. | November 19, 2018

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and cooling account for about 48% of the energy use in a typical U.S. home. When winter winds start blowing, taking time to winterize your home can result in significant savings―and it doesn’t need to be expensive or time consuming. Where should you start? Here are some […]

Remove toxins in your home with these six houseplants

By Donofrio & Associates, LLC. | November 5, 2018

  Once colder weather hits, people tend to stay inside. When a house is closed up inside, airborne toxin levels actually become higher. Before you panic and run out to buy an air purifier, consider adding houseplants for a natural fix. The leaves and roots of plants digest contaminants in the air. Benefits? People who […]

Stucco Homes

By Donofrio & Associates, LLC. | October 15, 2018

One of the biggest benefits of stucco is that it can help make your home more energy efficient. However, if a stucco exterior is poorly installed or not maintained properly, several serious issues can arise. The most serious problem stems from water-related issues—specifically, excess moisture that becomes trapped in your home. One thing you can […]