Windows And Stairs – Dangers To Your Children

The safety of a young child is priority number 1 on parents minds. However, locations in your house may not be as safe as you'd like them to be if you have a child between the ages of two and six. What are some dangers in the house, and what can you do to safeguard...

Is Engineered Flooring For You?

Engineered wood flooring is now becoming one of the most common floorings in consumers homes these days. Why is this so, and is it for you? Well for starters, any type of engineered wood flooring is any type of wood flooring that is not solid wood. For instance,...

What Is A Defensible Area?

What really is defensible space? Well, it can be defined as an area, or zone, around your house that will better protect you from naturally occurring fires, falling trees, or things that could potentially damage your house. The easiest way to think of this would be to...

How To Conduct Ladder Safety

Over 49,000 injuries from ladder falls are reported every year, so knowing how to use a ladder the right way while doing construction projects or any DIY projects is of the utmost importance. Some safety tips and ladder tips are as follows: Knowing the...

Rental Tools You’ll Need For Some Inside DIY Projects

Getting ready to do some minor DIY repairs on the inside of your home? Here are some necessary rental tools that you will need in order to complete your tasks. For carpet cleaning, you can rent light duty carpet cleaners from your local hardware store, which require a...

Don’t Be Duped By A Dishonest Tradesperson

Do you have upcoming home maintenance projects that you will need to hire someone to do? All too often, an innocent home owner becomes the victim of a home repair scam. We don’t want this to happen to you, so what are some ways to ensure you do...

Why Have A Pre-listing Inspection Done?

With the beginning of a new year next month, perhaps you are starting to think of what plans you will make for it. Will next year be the year you decide to move? Its always good to plan such big decisions in advance. We have a short video this...

Are you worried about lead in the home?

Through the years we have been learning more about the dangers of lead and lead based materials found in the home. Those mostly at risk of its effects are unborn babies, babies and small children. How worried should you be about lead dangers in...

Fire Damage and Your Home

We have heard so much distressing news lately related to wide spread fire, and while we may not be in a place at risk of wild fires, fires in the home happen everywhere. When thinking about all of the destruction a fire can cause, our minds...

Should my Long Island home be tested for Radon?

When buying a home, it is important to make sure that a radon test has been performed. A certified home inspector usually does this as part of the seller's home inspection. You might ask yourself, though, what exactly is Radon? How dangerous is...