Having proper insulation is key to home efficiency, particularly during the colder winter months. The attic is a very common place for air leaks; if improperly insulated or lacking insulation, it can be a big energy- and money-waster.
Powersmith was proud to play a sponsorship role in the November 7th Touch-A-Truck event at Smith Haven Mall. This annual event is fun for kids and it helps stock the food pantries at a wonderful local charity – Island Harvest. Hunger prevention is always important, but especially at this time of year.
Over 50 unique vehicles were on-site for kids to sit in, climb on and take photos with, including... Read more
Powersmith is proud to have earned the HomeAdvisor Elite Service badge. The HomeAdvisor Elite Service badge is awarded to pros who go above and beyond for their customers.
How do they know we went above and beyond? Many of our local, Long Island clients told HomeAdvisor about our work by offering feedback through their website. Thank you!
HomeAdvisor’s Elite Service badge shows that:
- At least five previous customers took... Read more
Powersmith is proud to have earned the Angie’s List Super Service Award. The Angie's List Super Service Award honors excellence among service providers who maintain superior service ratings and reviews on Angie's List. This award is local and category-specific – only the top 5% of qualifying businesses per category, in each market, receive the honor.
In other words, we could not have received this distinction without you, our Long Island home performance customers.... Read more
Anyone who has sold a home knows that you only need one buyer, but you’ll close faster and at a higher price if you have multiple offers. The question is, how do you create that kind of demand in the real estate market? The answer may be emerging from the field of energy-efficient retrofits.
Vinny Bologna, a Powersmith customer in West Babylon, NY, sold his home recently. He had a full energy retrofit done on his home, including insulation, air sealing and gas... Read more
With summer in full swing, homeowners in the Copiague area are looking toward ways to improve home comfort. Many are running their air conditioning units nonstop and have seen a marked increase in their home energy bills, which can be more than a minor nuisance. The answer exists in improving home performance, but you need to know exactly which steps need to take before jumping in. The solution? A home energy audit.
What is a Home... Read more
With the summer heat finally in full-swing, Copiague residents are clinging to their ACs to try to keep cool. For many, this means high energy bills and a struggle to try to keep inside temperatures down. The thing is, your air conditioner should work without issue no matter how hot it gets outside, and there’s no reason for your bill to skyrocket.
If you’re experiencing issues such as this, they may be signs that... Read more
SUMMER IS HERE!
After a long, cold winter, summer has finally arrived! It may seem strange to start thinking about air conditioning with the memory of winter still so fresh, but those hot, muggy days will soon be upon us. Like most Long Islanders, you’ve likely been dreading the high energy bills hot summer days can bring. And we’re sure you’ve noticed the uptick in energy costs over the last 10 years (we sure have!) Unfortunately, these increases are... Read more
As gas prices continued to drop to record lows over the past year, we thought convincing people to convert to natural gas would be impossible. We were wrong. Homeowners are using the current break on their wallets to invest in the next generation of smarter energy for their homes.
Even though oil prices are at a surprising low, more homeowners are still converting their home heating systems ... Read more
What our customers are saying
Once the summer came along, we noticed that the air conditioning was coming on no where near as much as it had been before and the house was still staying cool.