Are Your Windows Leaking?

Do you know where the weakest link in your home insulation is located? It might not always be easy to figure out, but often you will find that your windows are a major culprit when it comes to lost heat. While double pane windows will be much more effective when it...

What Trees Can Do To Your Sewer

Can you imagine your sewer water backing up through your toilets and flowing out onto your floors? This has been the experience for some homeowners that had their sewer lines get invaded by tree roots. While tree roots aren’t sentient, they have an uncanny ability to...

Your Septic System – Basic Care

Taking good care of your septic system is very important for a homeowner. Why is that? Well, there are several reasons. If you damage your septic system, you run the risk of contaminating groundwater in the area, which could lead to serious illnesses for yourself,...

The Role Of Your Thermostat

Your thermostat is an essential part of your HVAC system. By it, you control the temperature that your air conditioning and heating will be trying to achieve. If your thermostat works properly, you probably don’t give it much thought. However, you could save a lot of...

How Radon Can Harm You

Everyone knows how dangerous it is to smoke, and how it is the leading cause of lung cancer. Did you know though that you might be unknowingly exposed to another lung cancer causing gas right in your home? Radon is the second leading cause for lung cancer, and unlike...

How to Speed Up Your Inspection

How much time do you think a home inspection takes? There are many factors that weigh in. It could depend on the size of your home, the appliances you have installed and other things, most of which you have no control over. However, you can affect one thing. To make...

Keeping Your Wood Floor Looking Good

Everyone loves a beautiful hardwood floor. It can add a lot of character to a home, and it is fairly easy to maintain. The problem is, it is also very easy to scratch. Since wood is a softer, natural material, pushing something heavy, like a piece of furniture across...

A Different Type of Heat

When it comes to heating a home, there are many things that might have an impact on your choice, but very often, the main deciding factor is the price. While a large percentage of homes in the US have forced air heating, this might not be the best option. Radiant...

Trees That Are Too Close To A Home

​While trees play a huge part in the beauty of our surroundings, do they ever become a problem when situated on our property? This may seem like a strange question as many of us enjoy having trees as part of our landscaping, but what can happen if a tree is very close...

Dryer Vent – Clean It Out

Many fires today from a home can be caused by lint buildup in a dryer vent leaving to the outside of the home. So it's important that you conduct some preventive maintenance on your vent pipe in order to reduce the chances of lint building up. This article will...