Spring Home Maintenance

For many homeowners, spring brings with it a long list of home repairs and maintenance. Lawns to mow, gutters to clean, landscaping to be done, drainages to unblock, and other home maintenance tasks to do.  As busy and hectic as that might sound, spring...

How the Crawlspace Effects Energy Efficiency

When most homeowners think about ways to be more energy efficient at home they think about attic insulation. However, the insulation in the crawlspace can have a dramatic effect on the comfort of your home as well.  Air leaks can interfere with the home’s...

Handle With Care

Are you looking for a flooring material that doesn’t cost a lot but at the same time is environmentally friendly? If so, look no further than linoleum. Linoleum is made from recycled materials such as cork dust or sawdust. It is mixed with linseed oil and pine resin...

The Funnel In The Sky

Out of all the natural disasters that we see these days, few are as fear-inspiring as tornadoes. They might not be as common everywhere in the country, but they can show up with little warning even in areas where you don’t usually expect them. If you find yourself in...

Maintaining Your Home On A Schedule

Keeping your home in good shape is not a simple job. There are probably a ton of tasks that you are thinking of right now that you wish you could get taken care of, but there just isn’t enough time in the day. Well, if that is the case for you, you might want to...

What’s Eating Your Home?

When you think about bugs that can damage your home, what is the first one that comes to mind? Most likely you thought of termites. While this is only one of many WDO (Wood Destroying Organisms) that homeowners could be dealing with, termites can definitely be very...

Defending Your Home

If you are concerned about what would happen to your home in case of a natural disaster, it is definitely worth it to plan ahead for a worst-case scenario. Having the area around your home carefully prepared for this can increase the likelihood that your home won’t...

Getting Return On Your Investment

If you have watched any home improvement shows, you’ve probably seen how they seem to sink huge amounts of money into a home to give it new life. While the transformation of a home might seem mighty impressive, it is important that you take one major factor into...

Keeping Water Away

One of the most common costly repairs for a homeowner comes from water intrusion. Water can do so much damage both directly and indirectly to your home, either by damaging the structure or creating a beneficial environment for mold or pests to take hold. Naturally, as...