Watch Out For The Silent Killer!

There are a variety of ways to heat your home, and most of them use combustible fuels to generate heat. The danger with this is if you are burning fuels indoors and the fuel is incompletely combusted. In such a situation, you’re at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning....

Keeping Your Outdoor Masonry Work in Good Repair

A common feature that many older homes have is outdoor masonry work. It might be walls around your driveway, a beautiful porch or even a massive carport. If well maintained, it can be a great addition to your home, but since it is exposed to the elements, masonry work...

How Are You Heated?

There are many different ways of heating up a home. As with everything, you can find pros and cons no matter what method you choose. In many American homes, forced air heating is used, where there is a central unit that sends heated air through ducts to the entire...

What Is the Danger With Lead?

Imagine that you step into your home and you see that the paint on the wall is chipping. You decide that it is time to renovate and you plan to do it yourself. It sounds like a mundane scenario, but in reality, that simple decision could lead to serious health damage...

Do You Know the Quality of Your Water?

You might not think much about where the water in your tap comes from. Is it from a municipal source or from a private well? How is the quality of the water? You should be receiving updates from the city where you live if you are connected to the municipal water...

What Are Outdoor Wood Boilers?

Have you ever seen a home where there is a small shed with a chimney sitting outside? This is very likely an outdoor wood boiler. They are used to heat homes while lessening the risk of a house fire, as well as, carbon monoxide poisoning. They operate by heating up...

War On Mice – In Your Home

We all hate having mice in our homes. Especially at night when you can actually hear them in the walls, maybe even the floors, or chewing their way through just about anything. Farm houses especially have mice problems, but just about anyone can have a really bad...

Pests In The Home – Flies

Its winter time, and many if not all types of pests search out warm places to stay in the winter time. Pests like mice, snakes even, and maybe even other reptiles and pests. However, what you may see as well in your home are flies. Just when you think you got rid of...

Selling a Home in The Winter

Selling a home in the winter can be difficult at times - depending on the weather. But because it has challenges, doesn't make it impossible. Below are some quick tips to help you sell homes in the winter time. Clear a Path This can be tough...

Tips For Roofing A Home

So you may need to replace the shingles on your roof due to extreme weather conditions that have taken a toll on your roof over time, so you may need some help on fixing it. In this article we will discuss some tips that you can apply and strategies for successfully...