Watch Out For Bed Bugs

Maybe your parents used to tell you before going to bed: “Sleep tight, and don’t let the bed bugs bite” However, this line might not be so amusing if you are experiencing a bed bug infestation. Bed bugs were thought to have been eradicated about 70 years...

Window Moisture

In between the panes of your double pane windows, there is a gas. This works as an insulator so that the cold outside won’t affect the temperature inside. To keep the gas inside and to block out moisture, the windows are sealed with a silica desiccant....

Drinking Water

When you fill up a glass of water from your tap, does it have a strange smell to it? This is the case for many, and it is not necessarily something that is harmful, but there are certain smells that might be a cause for concern. Here are some common smells...

Stairway Safety

Living in a home with more than one floor, you want to pay attention to the condition of your stairways to keep your family safe. Even though walking up and down a stair might seem like a mundane thing, falls in stairs can be potentially fatal. Young...

Are Your Ducts Leaking?

Just like your body has a circulatory system that runs through it, if you have a central heating and cooling system, so does your home. Inside the walls and ceilings runs duct-work that is transporting hot or cold air to keep the temperature comfortable....

Is There Mold In Your Bathroom?

At some point in your life, you have probably stepped in to a bathroom and recognized the smell of mold. Maybe it is in your bathroom? Mold is one of the most common problems that you as a homeowner will be faced with, and out of all places in your home,...

Cool Roofing

Your roof is the largest area of your home that is exposed to sunlight. Depending on the material it is made from, it could make a huge impact on how your home is heated up in the summer. The best material to use for keeping your home from heating up is...

Maintenance Saves You Money!

Buying a home could very well be the largest investment you will make in your life. Knowing this should motivate you to have a regular maintenance schedule and follow it closely. Why? As with most things in life, the longer a problem is left without...

What Shape Is Your Toilet In?

An early version of the flush toilet was invented as early as 1596, but didn’t see widespread use until 1851. Today it’s hard to imagine life without indoors toilets. Since the toilet is the fixture in your home that sees the most use, you want to make...

Interior Doors

How many times have you stepped through a doorway today? It’s hard to keep track of, but doors are an essential part of our homes. We use them for privacy, for some quiet time, to keep pets contained or to control the temperature. Even though a door might...