Stay Away From Lead!

If you live in an older house, you are probably aware of most of the quirks that it has, but are you also aware of the potential dangers? One thing that was used quite frequently in pipes and paint before anyone realized how dangerous it was is lead. Lead can cause...

When A Remodel Isn’t Worth It

When you are considering a remodel of your home, there is an important question that you should first ask yourself – Why am I doing this? While you might have gotten inspiration from a tv show or seeing some friend’s or neighbor’s home, that is most likely not your...

Pets and Your Home

Pets can bring a lot of joy to your life, but for some, they instead cause a lot of suffering. If you have pet allergies, you know just how terrible it can be to suffer through being in a building where there are pets, but sometimes it can be just as bad to be in a...

Tobacco Odors And Their Lingering Effects

It can be difficult to deal with bad odors in a home and some odors can linger for a very long time. Take tobacco odor for example, smoke particles are very small and permeate nearly everything which means that an odor like this is very difficult to get rid of. Adding...

Automatic Garage Doors…Are Yours A Safety Hazard?

Its one of the heaviest doors in a home and is responsible for many household injuries every year so, it’s with good reason that automatic garage doors need regular maintenance and checks for safety. As a homeowner, is this something you can do yourself? Although its...

Tastefully Retrofitting A Home

Fixing up an old home can be a huge project and, to do it right, will require a lot of time and patience. So, how can you restore your old fixer upper so that it maintains its beautiful old features and character, while at the same time making it a comfortable home...

Pre-Listing Inspections

Are you preparing to put your home on the market? It can seem like a lot of work, more than likely you are trying to do as much as you can to the home to improve its chances of selling. But what happens if after all that work the home buyer’s inspection finds some...

Do You Have a Leak?

If you have a forced air HVAC system, you will also have vents going throughout your home to deliver the hot or cool air to all parts of your home. Since they might be travelling through areas of your home that aren’t temperature controlled, it is very important that...

Why You Should Consider Getting Some Plants

Different people have very different relationships with plants. Some love caring for and nurturing plants, while others can’t be bothered. Having plants in your home can, however, be very beneficial for your health. How so? Plants can do wonders to clean the air in...

An Aluminum Shell For Your Home

Aluminum siding is a very versatile building material, which is why it has been used in construction for about 80 years. Aluminum is resistant to damage that many other materials can’t handle, such as rot, fire, bugs and water damage. It will last a long time if cared...

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