Wednesday 7/8/2020 By: Alyssa

Smoke alarms are one of the most important things in your home, but when was the last time you checked on yours? Most people do not realize that smoke alarms are not an install and done thing and need to be maintained. Most manufacturers have instructions on how to maintain your smoke alarms but there are … Read more

Happy 4th of July

There is a legend about the day of our nation’s birth in the little hall in Philadelphia, a day on which debate had raged for hours. The men gathered there were honorable men hard-pressed by a king who had flouted the very laws they were willing to obey. Even so, to sign the Declaration of … Read more

Friday 7/3/2020 By Alyssa

What is a fire-rated door and do you need one? A fire-rated door is a specially constructed door designed to slow or prevent the spread of fire and smoke. It is a heavy door made of materials like metal or gypsum. When installed properly, it is not supposed to combust during a certain time frame … Read more

Wednesday 7/1/2020 By Barbara

Is my A/C working? Does it work to it’s potential? Why isn’t my house as cool as I have the thermostat set? There are so many questions and they usually come up right around this time of year.  Let’s debunk some myths and hopefully answer those questions. 1 – Bigger isn’t always better – systems … Read more

Tuesday 6/30/2020 By Alyssa

You’ve made sure the new home is dog friendly and comfortable for your four legged best friend, but how do you make sure your dog is comfortable with the new home?  Just like humans, dogs get stressed during a move too, especially if they are older. There are things you can do before, during and after your … Read more

Friday 6/26/2020

We would all like to have a map as to when we should replace things in our home. This illustration is a good guideline. It should be used to give you an idea and aid you in planning and budgeting to maintain your home.      

Thursday 6/25 Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight Interview –  Jimmy   Every week we will be featuring one of our hard working guys so that you can know the people coming out to your home a little better. Today we talked to Jimmy who has been with the Chap Family for 13 years.   What I do at Chap… Install … Read more

Wednesday 6/24 By Alyssa

Pets are a huge part of the family so why not make sure your home is comfortable and safe for them as well. There are a handful of areas in your home that your furry friends can get into trouble. Pets can often maneuver cabinets open allowing them to get into household cleaning products or … Read more