Your Bathroom Fan – Fighting Moisture

A bathroom is usually a small enclosed room which is often full of moisture laden air. The conditions are ideal for moisture damage and mold growth. This is why it is so important to have a properly working ceiling fan in your bathroom. Some might feel...

Child Safety

Every year, thousands of children are hurt in the place where they should be the safest - their own home. Many times, this is due to situations that sadly could have been prevented. Of course, it is impossible to predict everything that could go wrong, but...

Keeping Ants at Bay

Do you have ants in your home? Be assured, you are not the only one. Ants are more persistent and prevalent than most other pests. They are, however, not the most damaging pests you run in to, but this might be a slim comfort if you constantly have to kill...

How to Keep Sewer Gnats Out Of Your Home

Bugs in our homes are inevitable, but we prefer when we don’t have to see them. Sometimes though, it is difficult to figure out exactly where the bugs are coming from. For example, sewer gnats look very much like fruit flies, so you might suspect they are...

Where Does That Smell Come From?

Have you ever experienced a strange smell in your kitchen that you couldn’t find out where it came from? If you have a garbage disposal in your sink drain, there is a possibility that this is the source. It is very convenient to have a garbage disposal,...

How to Keep Condensation From Forming

Some of the most common problems homeowners face are due to water. Moisture can cause rot and mold growth and it can also attract pests by providing them with a source of water. One possible way for water to enter your home is through condensation. This...

Asbestos And Your Health

Almost everyone knows that asbestos is dangerous, but what are the actual risks? Asbestos is made up of very fine fibers that when inhaled can cause cancer. The problem is that it can be hard to tell from a visual inspection whether or not a material...

Woodpeckers

Woodpeckers are beautiful and amazing creatures, but you might not be as impressed with them if they have selected your home as the source of their next meal. Since you don’t want to harm them, it might be difficult to discourage them from damaging your...

Replacing Your Roof

How old is your roof? You might not know the answer to that question off the top of your head, but it is very important to know if you want to make sure that you are keeping your home in the best shape possible. Even though roofs can last for a very long...

Tamper Resistant Receptacles

Having children can bring you a lot of joy, but it also creates a lot of worries. With young children, wall outlets are one of the many dangers you have to protect them from. Children are curious by nature, and it is very tempting to stick something in the...