Safety Concerns With Stairways

If you live in a multi-level home, your staircases should be a safety concern. Even though walking up and down stairs might seem like a trivial thing, over a thousand people die every year from falls on stairs. This is a special concern if you have young...

How to Spot a Termite Infestation

It is very hard to notice if you have a problem with termites, because they are rarely seen before damage has already occured. This means that unless you notice the early signs, you might need the services of a pest control service and also repairs which...

Noise Mitigation

Do you have a hard time sleeping at night due to the amount of noise in your house? It could be from traffic around your home, neighbors or appliances and pipes. Wooden houses do not insulate against outside noises as well as concrete does. If your house...

Save Money With Smart Landscaping

Did you know that you can save money from your landscaping? Strategically placed trees can lower your cooling bills by as much as 10%. This is both because of the shade they provide, as well as, the water vapor that trees release into the surrounding air....

Asphalt Shingle Roofs

If you have asphalt roofing shingles on your home, you might also experience stains and moss growth on them. It is possible that this is a sign of a serious problem that could seriously damage your roof. There are many possible causes for this. If your...

Window Condensation

If you find that double-pane windows in your house appear foggy or misty, this likely means that the silica desiccant that is keeping moisture from entering the window has failed. The window will need to be repaired or replaced. Double-pane windows have a...

Save Energy – Save Money

Do you want to save money? Most likely you will answer yes to that question. Here are a few ways that you can save energy in your home, and this will lead to a lower energy bill. It might seem like a daunting task, but the following simple changes to your...

What is the Quality of the Air in Your House?

In the modern world, humans tend to spend more time indoors than they do outdoors. The air we breathe could have a very serious effect on us, and there can be many problems with the air quality in your home. If your air quality is bad, this can be noticed...

House Fires – Where and How

Where do house fires start? The answer is: anywhere. If we all knew where they started, we could fix the issue before it ever happens. But there are some areas of your home that are more prone to fires than other areas. What are they? The first...