The Zika virus has made its way to the East Coast with 2 confirmed cases in Florida. Research efforts have been accelerated to learn more about the virus declared to be a global health emergency. This mosquito-borne virus has taken the world by storm and we can't to keep Charlotte residents safe. Here's what you need to know about the Zika virus and how to avoid it.
With winter storm Jonas behind us, some Charlotte residents are now facing furnace issues or completely broken furnaces. A furnace nearing the end of it’s life span is most likely to break down on the coldest day of the year. Purchasing and installing a new one can prove to be quite difficult. To help simplify this process, we’ve compiled a list of things to consider when purchasing and installing a new furnace.
Winter has finally arrived here in Charlotte, NC. As I sit down to construct this post, my phone's weather app reads 16 degrees. SIX. TEEN. With that said, it's important to remember cold days have a tendency to bring along furnace issues. Furnace maintenance once a year is critical to prevent those issues and keep you cozy all winter long. We've compiled a list of 5 reasons every single furnace should receive an annual maintenance.
January is among us and temperatures are definitely dropping. We all know it's easy to let your homes exterior fall by the wayside throughout the cold months, but just because your warm-season grass is going dormant, doesn't mean your curb appeal has to suffer. If you find yourself slowly starting to ignore your home's exterior, then check out these quick and easy and ways to boost your winter curb appeal!
Happy New Year! 2016 has graces us with its presence bringing along chilly temperatures. Like humans, pests are seeking a warmer, controlled climate to escape frigid conditions. Below is a list of common winter pests that would rather sneak into your cozy home than withstand the winter chill.
Calling all Charlotteans! Winter is on the way! Make sure your home is ready to withstand the cold weather in the coming months by following these 8 simple steps. If you need any help along the way, be sure to give Killingsworth a call!
Every Spring, Charlotte is faced with an overwhelming infestation of cankerworms and Spring 2016 looks to be no different. Charlotte is a city of trees, so let's proactively protect them from one of the most destructive tree pests in the area!
Just the thought of bed bugs gives people the heebee jeebies and it's a problem that's not going away anytime soon. Bed bugs are found in all 50 states and infestations are increasing year by year. It's no longer a matter of "if" you'll encounter bed bugs, it's "when" you'll encounter bed bugs. To help people better understand bed bugs, we compiled a list of 10 common myths regarding these critters.
Have you heard the latest news of spiders on planes? In recent weeks, there have been not one, but two different incidents of spiders on planes. Yikes!
Folks, there's a chill in the air that reminds us cold weather is just around the corner. Keep in mind, your furnace has been inactive for quite some time now, so you should take caution before firing it up for the first time in a long time. We've compiled a list of 7 important steps to take before turning your furnace on this Fall.