Author Archives: Leo B

About Leo B

Leo has been a contractor since 2003, specializing in: roofing, siding, general contracting (GC) and residential remodeling. Leo is also a Certified HVAC, Oil & Gas Heating Technician/Installer. In addition to roofing and remodeling, Leo is passionate about Solar, green building and energy conservation, so a lot of my time and energy goes to installing energy efficient heating and cooling systems.

FREE Heating, Cooling & Electricity With Solar Panels+ Heat Pumps: 4 Year ROI, & $10,000/yr Savings

Typical Cost To Install Ductless Mini-Split Average: $3,070 - $4,380
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Solar Panel Benefits

Between 2020 and 2022 I installed 15,400 Watt Solar PV and 6 zones of high-efficiency Ductless Heat Pumps (HYPER HEAT that works down to -15°F), at an average cost of $40,000 total out of pocket after rebates and tax credits ($52,000 actual cost). I also will try to qualify for… Read more »


Solar Generator vs Gas Generator – Emergency Backup Power

Typical Cost To Install Ductless Mini-Split Average: $3,070 - $4,380
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Emergency Backup Power

Whether you live in an apartment of a house you need backup power. If / when power grid goes down, you need to power your essentials – lights, refrigerator, internet & computer equipment, etc. There are also less common scenarios where having an emergency backup power battery is critical, such… Read more »


2022 CertainTeed Roofing Shingles

Typical Cost To Install Ductless Mini-Split Average: $3,070 - $4,380
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CertainTeed Roofing

If you are looking to replace your old roof, CertainTeed offer some of the most attractive and reliable asphalt shingles on the market. CertainTeed shingles are especially known for their premium models. However, prices for CertainTeed roof shingles are among the highest in the roofing industry. To get started on… Read more »


Blown Insulation Calculator

Typical Cost To Install Ductless Mini-Split Average: $3,070 - $4,380
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Blown-In Insulation Calculator

Blown Insulation Calculator provides an accurate price estimate based on your home size, amount of insulation (R-Value), wall depth, and part of the house which you need to insulate. R-VALUE * For code minimum, we use 38R for colder states, and 30R for warmer states in the attic. For maximum… Read more »

2022 Siding Replacement Cost

Typical Cost To Install Ductless Mini-Split Average: $3,070 - $4,380
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Cost To Replace Siding On A House

Replacing old siding is one of the most lucrative exterior remodels, that greatly improves the durability and curb appeal of your house. There is a wide range of house siding materials to choose from, ranging in cost from as little as $5,000 to as much as $30,000 installed on a… Read more »