Protect Your Electronics

How much are the electronics in your home worth? For some, this could be a significant investment. You might have insurance to protect them, but does that insurance cover them in the case of an electrical surge? Electrical surges can be very common in some areas. Many...

Outdoor Wood Boilers

How do you heat your home? There are many different methods out there, and they all have different pros and cons. Sometimes, you will need to take local laws into consideration when you choose your method of heating your home, as well. If you choose to install an...

How to Speed Up Your Home Inspection

Time is money. You’ve probably heard that expression before, and in today's world, time has become even more precious than ever. This means that we all want things to be faster and less complicated to give us time for everything else we need to accomplish. In some...

Nice and Quiet

Does noise bother you? You might feel like you can deal with loud noises fairly well, but if there are constant, loud noises around your home, this might quickly get on your nerves. This is especially the case if the noises happen either early in the morning or late...

Plants And the Air You Breathe

Do you have any plants in your home? Some of us enjoy having some live plants growing in our home, while others can’t be bothered. The choice is not only going to affect the appearance of your apartment, it will also affect the air you breathe. Plants can actually...

Getting Rid of Tobacco Odor

No one appreciates when the previous owners of a house leave behind something unwanted. Of course, there are some things that are easier to get rid of than others. If it is a smell or an odor that was left behind, this could be very difficult to remove. Tobacco odor...

How Do You Get Up Into Your Attic

How do you get into your attic? In many homes, this is accomplished by using a pull-down ladder. While these are very convenient, and eliminate the need of a stairway which will give you less living space in your home, they do come with many risks. Why is that? Often....

Keeping A Roof Over Your Head

Replacing your roof can be very expensive. Depending on the material, it could range from just over a dollar per square foot, to about 9 dollars per square foot. This could mean thousands of dollars for your average home. This should be motivation enough...

Electric Heaters For The Winter – Pros And Cons

During the winter time, natural gas and wood stoves are two of the most common ways to heat ones home. However, if you don't want to spend extra money on either the gas or the wood/fuel, you may be looking for alternatives. A small electric heater can be an excellent...

Smoke Detectors – A Pain Or A Gain?

That piercing sound comes and hits your ears again and again, and you struggle to find where its coming from, and upon further search, you realize its your smoke detector going off AGAIN! So you take the batteries out, and you forget to put them back in. Of course, we...