What Rust Can Do To Your Home

What could these scenarios mean: You turn on your tap, and the water comes out brown; on the side of your house, there are brown streak marks running down the wall; the rebar inside of your cement is expanding and causing it to crack. These are all...

Cool Your House With Smart Landscaping

You might think that trees around your house are there just for beautiful landscaping, but did you know that by planting trees strategically, you could save as much as 10% on your cooling bills? There are 2 reasons for this - the trees will provide shade...

Bed Bug Infestations

Bed bugs have proven to be a major problem in recent years. They were nearly eradicated in the 50s, but due to discontinuing the use of some toxic pesticides, as well as, the increase in international travel, the problem is worse than ever. When you are...

Adding a Deck to Your Home

Adding a deck to your house can be a good way to add value and utility to your home. On an average year, there are millions of decks built or replaced. If the deck isn’t built properly though, it could be unsafe or even dangerous. There are many things to...

When Should You Replace Your Roof?

When might it be time to replace your roof? This depends on the age and type of material used, but since it is a major investment, it is wise to have your roof inspected to ascertain the state it is in, and how likely you are to have a large expense in the...

Don’t Forget Your PPE

Whenever you work with power tools, it is very important that you use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). PPE is used as a collective term for devices that you wear to protect yourself from injury. This could be earplugs, safety glasses, gloves, boots or...

Asphalt Roofing

Out of all the different types of roofing materials, asphalt is most common. This is because it strikes a nice balance between durability and cost. Asphalt shingles are also very easy to install. This will lower the cost of installation. Removing asphalt...

Tips For a Smooth Inspection

If you want to have a smooth inspection, there are a few things that you as the homeowner can do to make sure that there are no delays in the process. Usually, if anything is going to need repairs, these need to be done before the inspection is performed....

Pesticides For Home Use

Many of us use pesticides to control either weeds, insects or mold. Even though these are common items in most households, they do require you to exercise care in the handling and storage of them, since exposure can be harmful to your pets or yourself. It...

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