Mike Holmes
yesterday at 17:23. Facebook
Building with sustainability in mind just makes sense. While not everyone will be able to incorporate solar or wind energy into the homes, there are still steps you can take to ensure that your home is using its energy efficiently.

Mike Holmes: Building and renovating homes that are more energy efficient

Mike Holmes
01/19/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Getting ready to put the sword in the stone at High Park. Do you remember this episode of Holmes Makes It Right? #tbt
Mike Holmes
01/17/2017 at 21:10. Facebook
My son does great work - #HolmesAndHolmes and my garage proved that. It’s great to see the next generation of skilled trades workers taking up the mantle and teaching others how to do it right. I was proud of him when he was part of my crew, and that’s only grown as he’s taken on more projects.
A finished basement can add value - and warmth to your home. But an improperly finished basement can be the cause of an expensive headache. Make sure you’re finishing it right, the first time.

Mike Holmes: Setting the right foundation helps prevent heat loss

My son’s been working with me for years. I’m proud of the work he’s done, including my garage and his recent renovation on #HolmesAndHolmes. It’s great to watch him using what he’s learned to teach others how to do it right.
I’m taking your questions from The International Builders' Show (IBS) about shoddy electrical work. Got a question for me? Leave a comment and I may answer it LIVE #IBSOrlando
I’m visiting the Eaton's Electrical Sector booth at The International Builders' Show (IBS) this afternoon at 3:15pm to take part in a #FacebookLIVE chat where I’ll be answering your questions about shoddy electrical work. Don’t miss it!
It's always great to hear from our #HolmesApproved partner BASF Construction North America at The International Builders' Show (IBS) today. I love hearing about ways to make our homes more efficient and sustainable. Keep making it right.
Great to be with the Holmes Approved Homes team at The International Builders' Show (IBS) in Orlando this week.
Is your heating system up to the job of keeping you warm all winter long? If you take care of your furnace, it will take care of you.

Mike Holmes: Keep your home's lungs clean

I got so many great electrical photos and questions from you all that I’m going to be answering them on a #FacebookLive chat at the The International Builders' Show (IBS) on January 11th. Make sure you’re following Eaton so you don’t miss it.
Safeguard your home from heat loss by tackling the problem from the very top: your attic.

Mike Holmes: The secret to keeping your home warm starts in your attic

I hear from so many homeowners who are worried about their electrical set up. Was it installed correctly, to code, and safely? In January, I’ll be speaking with builders about the importance of safe electrical systems, but I need your help. If you’ve come across any shoddy electrical, I want to know about it! Leave me a comment or a photo.
When removing snow this winter, don’t forget to clear it away from any fire hydrants, gas meters, dryer vents, exhaust lines and fresh air intakes on your property as well. #TipTuesday
There are a lot of different ways to keep the chill out of your home this winter season, no matter which one you choose - make sure to keep warm.

Mike Holmes: Turning up your home’s heat effectively and efficiently

From my family to yours, have a great holiday season - and here’s to all the best in 2017!
We were in a festive mood on the set of #HolmesAndHolmes, but there was still work to be done, so my santa hat had to sit below my hard hat. #tbt
Happy first day of winter! Hope you don’t have to spend the day shovelling the white stuff - it’s already got me wishing for spring.
When I look at a home with potential buyers I like to take them around the house first - not through the front door. You want to make sure the outside of the house is well-built to protect the inside. You’re not just buying the inside, you’re buying the whole house. When doing your own walkthrough, start with the outside and work your way in. #TipTuesday
Is your home ready for the plummeting temperatures many of us are already facing? While we can’t escape the cold, you can takes steps to arm your home and make sure you stay warm all season long.

Mike Holmes: Steps you can take to keep your home safe and healthy in the chilly winter months