When Mold Starts Growing In Your Carpet

Out of the many places where mold can start growing, your carpet might be one of the more problematic spots. Why is that? For one thing, once you actually can see the mold, you are already dealing with a serious problem. In most cases, the mold will grow underneath...

Do You Need A Safe Room?

Have you ever considered installing a safe room in your home? Some get inspired to do this watching disaster movies or seeing news about home invasions. It might seem like a bit paranoid, but the reality of the world we live in is that both crime rates and natural...

Insects On The Attack

Sitting in your backyard, are you constantly accosted by wasps? It is a common problem for many people. Wasps are much more aggressive than bees are, and they eat meat, which can attract them to your outdoor cooking. If a wasp stings you, it doesn’t die like a bee...

The Dangerous Metal

Lead poisoning is a very serious problem. In houses built prior to the 70s, you might find that there are building materials that contain lead, most commonly pipes and paint. How can you make sure? If you have a metal pipe that you suspect might be made from lead,...

You Have Scratches On Your Floor – Now What?

Hardwood floors are very beautiful, but they do have a downside that many other flooring materials do not. If you were to drag furniture or something similar across the floor, you might end up with unsightly scratches. This could easily happen just from a couch or...

Using A Ladder Safely

Most of us probably climbed ladders at a very young age. Most likely, those first times weren’t very safe, but hopefully by now you have a better appreciation of the importance of safety. Falls from ladders have the potential to be very serious, even lethal, so doing...

Keeping It Down

Who doesn’t like a nice, calm neighborhood? Unfortunately, we don’t all live in such an area, and even if we live in a calm area, it is possible that roadwork or other changes around us unexpectedly turn it into a noisy area. If that is the case for you, is there...

The Invisible Killer

While most of us don’t burn things indoors as much in the summertime as we do in the winter, there are still chilly evenings where a fire in the fireplace might be tempting. No matter the reason you would burn fuel indoors, there is always one risk that you should...

Is A Remodel Your Best Option?

Would you like to make more money when you are selling your home? Your instinctive thought might be that you should remodel your home to make it more attractive to a potential buyer? While this idea is pushed frequently on remodeling TV shows, is it actually a wise...

Why Is Asbestos Dangerous?

Throughout the history of home building, an amazing range of different materials have been used. Some of them have been around since the beginning, some are fairly new, and some come and go as a fad. Some types of materials are used for awhile until their serious...

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