When Rodents Come To Visit

Do you like to have furry friends in your home? If we told you that we were speaking of rodents, you would most likely say no. Rodents can carry disease, damage your home, and just make it a much less pleasant place to live. They also breed very quickly, so allowing...

Getting The Fumes Out

Imagine that you are frying up something really greasy in the kitchen. There is smoke everywhere and your smoke detector is going off. What is going wrong? Well, most likely, your kitchen exhaust fan isn’t doing what it is supposed to. This could be due to the fan...

Keeping the Water at Bay

When a home is built, there are many different things taken into consideration. One of them is how water-tight the house is. Keeping water out is essential to prevent damage. There are many issues caused by water intrusion, such as wood-rot, pest infestations, and...

Why You Should Insulate Your Pipes

When you hear the word insulation, you might not think about your pipes, but did you know that pipe insulation can be the solution to many issues in a home? If you have a lot of condensation forming on the cold water pipes in your home during humid days, insulating...

Is Your Pressure Too Low Or Too High?

If I were to tell you that your faucet flow rate is low, do you know what it means? Not everyone is familiar with the concept, but homes should have a rate of approximately 1 gallon per minute, and there are many things that could affect that. Measuring your flow rate...

Keeping A Roof Over Your Head

Every homeowner is looking to save money. While some might be doing so more diligently than others, none of us likes to spend money unnecessarily. There is definitely a benefit to keeping costs down across the board since it all adds up, but there are some items that...

Keeping Your Electronics Safe

When there is a power surge, terrible things can happen to your sensitive electronics. If you have a TV that cost you quite a bit of money to buy, you probably would like to make sure that it isn’t busted by a random spike in your power grid. Your best friend in this...

Top Heavy

When you watch old movies, especially those taking place in European countries, you probably see a lot of clay roofs. They have a certain charm to them, and interestingly enough, some of those roofs are still standing. Clay roofing is one of the longest-lasting...

Get Out And Play

Do you have fond memories of playing in a playground as a child? Many of us do, but the current generation of children might not have had the same experience that those growing up a few decades ago did. It’s much more common for kids to be playing inside with their...

Blowing Off Some Steam

Having a fan in your bathroom is essential. When you take a shower or just run hot water, steam is released in the air. You probably have seen how steamed up your bathroom mirror can be after a shower, especially when it is cold out. All that moisture in the air will...

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