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Be an Energy HERO with Solar »

<<< FRIDAY, JULY 31, 2015 on SAN DIEGO LIVING >>> In this HERO Highlight we focus on the financial and energy-savings benefits of choosing solar with Sullivan Solar Power. Learn what tax incentives and rebates are available, as well as how you can lock in a fixed energy cost with help from HERO.

What is a Loan Officer? Freedom Mortgage Explains »

<<< SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015 on KOGO AM 600 >>> What is a loan officer and why do you need a good one? Freedom Mortgage explains what a loan officer does and how they can help you through the home-buying process.

Consumer Protection Comes with HERO Financing

Consumer Protection Comes with HERO Financing »

HERO Protect, HERO's consumer protection department, offers pricing protection, permit verification, and homeowner satisfaction. Post-project follow up also ensures everything is up to HERO's - and your - standards.

HERO Highight on Energy Efficient Windows »

<<< MONDAY, JULY 27, 2015 on SAN DIEGO LIVING >>> Are you throwing money out the window? inefficient windows leak energy can cost you big your utility bill. In this HERO Highlight, American Vision Windows explain how to tell if your windows should be upgraded, and how HERO Program can help you finance it as an energy efficient home improvement.

Landscape Logic Talks Outdoor Water Waste »

<<< SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015 on KOGO AM 600 >>> With California's drought, everyone is concerned about savings water. Landscape Logic talks about outdoor water waste and where your landscaping could be costing you unnecessary water.

Cantor’s Corner: Why You Should Choose Custom Shower Enclosures

Cantor’s Corner: Why You Should Choose Custom Shower Enclosures »

This week on Remodeling 101 during The Approved Home Pro Show, I explained the importance of installing a custom shower enclosure in your bathroom remodel instead of one purchased at a big box store, where they are one-size-fits-all. Your home and lifestyle are unique, and your home should reflect your specific needs.

Projects Go Smoothly with 3M SandBlaster Flexible Abrasives

Projects Go Smoothly with 3M SandBlaster Flexible Abrasives »

There are four major sanding areas that most people face: paint stripping, bare surface sanding, between coat sanding and final finishing. 3M's line of SandBlaster flexible abrasives you covered.

The Approved Home Pro Show Announces New 30-Minute TV Show »

The Approved Home Pro Show has been helping homeowners for over a year as the home improvement experts on San Diego Living. Co-creator Sean Johnson steps into the role of guest for a special segment to remind you all the ways The Approved Home Pro Show can help you maintain or upgrade your home, and to make a very special announcement!

Changes With the Public Utilities Commission and What It Means For You »

<<< SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2015 on KOGO AM 600 >>> Milholland Solar & Electric explains the recent changes with the Public Utilities Commission and what it means for you, the homeowner.

Protect Your AC with Filtrete Filters

Protect Your AC with Filtrete Filters »

Everyone should know they need to change their heating and air filters. And, most people know that Filtrete are among the very best filters available. But...

Cantor’s Corner: Construction Permits

Cantor’s Corner: Construction Permits »

When undertaking home remodeling, maintenance or repairs, construction permits are often required. Some contractors try to skirt the system by telling you a permit is not needed. In San Diego, construction permits are required with these exceptions: