How To Get Rid of Pet Allergens

If you are an allergy sufferer, you might be careful to minimize your exposure to pets. You might have friends who you don’t visit because of this. Imagine, though, that you buy a new home, and then realize that the previous owner had pets. Unfortunately, there are...

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 ago, but the...

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. This seal can...

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 that you...

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 children, as well...

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. To make sure...