Safety Gates…. Protecting Your Child

Falling over is something that happens everyday when your child is small, most of the time they are not hurt. It might surprise you to know, though, that well over 2.5 million children end up in the emergency room each year from an injury caused by a fall. Is it not a...

Simple ways to use less energy in the home

A lot of people don't realize how easy it can be to use less energy in the home. With just a few simple adjustments you can save a lot of money. A few simple ways this can be done: Instead of using an air conditioner, which uses a lot of energy, try installing a...

Is your Attic Pull Down Ladder Safe?

OK, so we've all seen the movies where some unsuspecting family member pulls down the attic hatch only to be struck in the face by the ladder right?? While installing these should really be left to the experts, many home owners like to take on this task themselves....

Could my carpet have mold?

Mold is a most undesirable thing to deal with in a home. It can cause upper respiratory problems, as well as other health conditions such as skin problems, so naturally, we want to do our best to prevent its growth. One area where mold can grow is in the carpet. Here...

Is my Bathroom properly ventilated?

Bathrooms are a very important room in the house, most of us like to spend a good amount of time there, so its wise to have a check of the ventilation system to make sure that its functioning properly, thus improving your bathroom experience. If your not sure if your...

Top 5 Fast Fixes for Faulty Windows

There’s a common misconception that if your home has older windows that are in less-than-perfect condition, you must replace them with new windows. But as long as the window is structurally sound, you can fix most problems and extend the window’s service life by many...

VA Loan Basics

A VA loan is a mortgage loan guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Like FHA loans, VA loans are backed by the federal government in order to protect lenders against default, an assurance that removes barriers to home buying for prospective...