Is It Too Late For You?

What is the best time for an infrared scan? Unlike regular photography that relies on light for good pictures, infrared cameras can actually get a more accurate reading right after sundown. Why is that? Infrared scans detect differences in temperature. If you want to...

Caring For Your Septic System

If you have a septic system, do you know how to care for it? You might not think much about your septic system when everything works properly, but if it were to have problems, it could seriously disrupt your life for a long period of time, costing a lot of money to...

Tree Roots In Your Sewer Line

There are many things that can cause your plumbing to back up, leading to problems throughout your home, and sometimes it might be tricky to find out exactly what the cause is. Often, homeowners will look for the cause inside the home, but the trouble could actually...

How to Handle Pesticides

Pesticides - as much as we would like to live our life without needing to use them, if you are a homeowner, you’re very likely to use pesticides. They might be needed to keep pests away, whether rodents or bugs or anything else; they are also used to prevent growth of...

Are Birds Your Friends or Enemies?

When does a bird become a pest? While some might enjoy feeding birds and listening to them chirp, there is a major downside to having a lot of birds in your yard. Bird droppings contain uric acid, so if a large amount of droppings were to be sitting on your sidewalks,...

Caring for Elderly Family

Do you have elderly parents that live in your home with you? Or maybe you have parents that live on their own, but need your help with much of the work around the home. This is the reality for many families, and we are happy to give back to those that took care of us...

Protect Yourself

PPE stands for Personal Protective Equipment. What it means is that PPE is made for protecting you from harm when doing various jobs. Some power equipment and some chemicals will provide you with information on what PPE is appropriate for the job, but you should be...

Can a Remodel Improve Your Sale?

Selling an older home can be complicated at best, and usually you will not be able to sell it for as much as you would like. If you are in this situation, you might be considering a remodel of your home to increase its value, but is this really the best way to go? The...

How to Keep Energy Costs Down

Energy usage is a concern for every homeowner, especially with rising energy costs. There are many factors influencing the amount of energy you use, such as, the size of your home, the insulation, and how you heat or cool it, just to mention a few. To lower your...

Is Your Home Owner Association Your Friend?

Depending on where you are looking for a new home, it is possible that you will find a neighborhood where there is an HOA (Homeowners Association). While some might not think too much about this before they go to purchase a home, many HOA’s have a lot of power over...