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...

Heating Your Home With A Pellet Stove

Keeping warm is always a concern in the wintertime. There are many different ways to heat your home up, but one of the methods that makes the best use of natural resources is a pellet stove. They can be fueled by compressed pellets of saw dust, food waste or wood...

Caring For Your Roof

What is the most expensive part of your home? Most likely, it is your roof. Replacing roofing could cost between 1 and 9 dollars per square foot, which can grow to a large sum really quickly. This alone should motivate you to take good care of your roof, not to...

Under Pressure

When it comes to water pressure, you will have problems whether it is too low or too high. Of course, it’s easier to notice when your pressure is low, especially if it takes a long time to fill up a glass of water or if your shower has no power. In reality, however,...

Think Before You Flush

Have you ever had a clog in your toilet? It is not a pleasant experience, and depending on how stubborn the plug is, it could cost you quite a bit of money to have it removed. This should make you think twice before you flush something down the toilet. The only things...

What is the Danger With Lightning?

There are many who are afraid of lightning, but in reality, the chance of getting hit by lightning in your lifetime is only one in about 13,000. Considering that there are about 25 million lightning strikes every year here in the U.S., that is pretty impressive....

Is There Mold In Your Home?

When you hear the word mold, do you automatically start worrying? For a homeowner, mold is a great concern, but in reality, not all mold is bad. Mold spores can be found in the air no matter where on the earth you are located, and without them, life couldn’t exist the...

How Does a Sump Pump Work?

If your home is situated in a flat area or even in a low spot, and you regularly experience heavy rains, you probably have a sump pump in your basement. A sump pump has the purpose of pumping out water that either seeps up from below when the water level rises or that...

The Air You Breathe

Take in a deep breath. Do you feel refreshed and rejuvenated? If you are sitting inside your home, this might not always be the case. Indoors air in many homes can be very poor quality. There are many things that affect the quality of the air inside your home. Some of...

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