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Places to Install Smoke Detectors in the Home

Places to Install Smoke Detectors in the Home

House fires can cause devastating damage, huge expenses, and sometimes personal injury or loss of life. Be prepared to respond quickly if a fire breaks out at home. When you know the proper places to install smoke detectors in your house, you'll be more confident that...

How Long Should My Fridge Last? Expected Lifespans of Major Appliances

How Long Should My Fridge Last? Expected Lifespans of Major Appliances

When a major appliance breaks, most people are caught off-guard and have to scramble for the funds to buy a new one. You use your appliances regularly, and living without your fridge or stove for a period of time is not an option. In this article, we take a look at...

4 Easy Ways to Save Water at Home

4 Easy Ways to Save Water at Home

Why Make the Effort to Save Water at Home? Clean water is a resource that many people don’t appreciate until it is not readily available. Water is wasted during everyday household activities yet can be easily conserved with a few simple habit changes. Here are some...

4 Hidden Problems That Thermal Imaging In Home Inspections Can Find

4 Hidden Problems That Thermal Imaging In Home Inspections Can Find

The use of thermal imaging in home inspections can help buyers and sellers get a thorough understanding of a property’s condition. The inspector may find moisture behind a wall from a slow leak or lack of insulation in individual rooms. Heating and cooling sources and...

3 Ways You Can Reduce The Dangers of Radon In Your Home

3 Ways You Can Reduce The Dangers of Radon In Your Home

January is National Radon Action Month, so it is the perfect time to learn about this potential threat in your home. Although you may never have heard of radon gas, that doesn't make it any less of a danger to you. Exposure to high levels of radon causes 21,000 lung...

Five Safety Tips For Holiday Decorating

Five Safety Tips For Holiday Decorating

During the holidays, putting up decorations is a fun tradition for many families. Whether you have the outside of your home decked out with lights or you're putting up the perfect tree, decorating your home for the holidays is more than a hobby for some. Avoid the...

3 Signs That You Need A New Roof

3 Signs That You Need A New Roof

Are You Seeing Signs That You Need A New Roof? It can be difficult to tell whether or not it is time to replace your roof. Unless you have water pouring into your home every time it rains, you may think that your roof is doing just fine. However, what might actually...

Beyond Termites: 3 Common Wood-Destroying Insects

Beyond Termites: 3 Common Wood-Destroying Insects

When you consider the insects best known for consuming, living in, and destroying wood, termites most often come up as the culprit. Did you know they are not the only wood-destroying insect? You could have other common wood-destroying insects feasting on your home....

5 Facts About Radon Gas In the Home

5 Facts About Radon Gas In the Home

Facts About Radon Gas: Why You Should Have Your Home Tested Radon gas has been referred to as the silent killer due to being odorless and invisible. People tend to take this statement out of context by thinking of immediate danger. Here are 5 important facts about...

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