Decrease Your Water Waste

The amount of water that comes out of your faucet when you open up the valve depends greatly on the pressure in your water pipes. The water coming from your faucet is measured by its flow rate. A normal flow rate is around 1 gallon per minute. Of course, most...

The Constant Battle Against Mold

Mold can be a major health risk to you and your family, especially so if someone already has a sensitivity or allergy. It is also possible that you could develop an allergy from long term exposure to mold, so it is definitely in your best interest to take care of the...

When Your Pipes Are Frozen

In the cold months of the year, it does happen that pipes freeze. This is very unfortunate, but it is not necessarily a terrible thing. It is possible to thaw out your pipes safely, but you need to be careful since thawing them incorrectly could do more damage than...

When Your Flashing Is Lacking

Whenever there is heavy rainfall, there is a chance that water makes it into your home. Water can do all kinds of damage to a home, the most common of these is mold. To prevent water from getting in, there are a lot of different features installed with the purpose of...

Is Your Beautiful Floor Ruined?

When you have beautiful hardwood floors in your home, you probably worry a lot about them being scratched up. It is so easy for it to happen. Someone pushes a piece of furniture and it slides across the floor, or someone walks in with their shoes on and don’t realize...

A Way To Kill Pests

There are many unwanted things that you as a homeowner have to deal with. It could be insects, rodents or weeds just to mention a few. These three situations have something in common though. They are often solved by the use of some type of pesticide. While some...

Keeping It All In

Heating and cooling a large home is costly, and you probably want to do everything you can to cut down on costs. Did you know that it is possible that you are losing a lot of money before the heat even makes it to the rooms of your home? This is because of leaking...

Leaky Windows

While your home might be very well insulated otherwise, do you have leaks around your window? Windows and doors are the biggest culprits when it comes to loss of heat in a home, so it is worthwhile to spend some time making sure that your windows are as well insulated...

Keeping Your Throne In Shape

You might think that there isn’t much to consider when you inspect a toilet, but there are a few important points to keep in mind about this essential part of your home. Since your toilet contains contaminated water, you don’t want it to leak. If the toilet is not...

Formaldehyde In Your Home

Do you have formaldehyde in your home? You might instinctively answer no, but do you know that for a fact? Formaldehyde is used in the production of certain fabrics, which means that there can be residue in your furniture. It can also be found in certain types of glue...