What is Eating the Wood in Your Home?

If there is wood in your home, there is a risk that you could have termites go after it. Termites can be very invasive, and this is especially the case when you provide them with easy access to what they need. Usually, what attracts termites is an ideal...

Catching The Rain

If public water were to stop flowing through the pipes tomorrow, what would you do? Many of us might panic, and run to the store looking for bottled water, but that is not a viable alternative. Considering the amount of water each person uses every day,...

Can You Handle the Heat?

Have you ever burned your hand on hot water from the faucet? It has probably happened to most of us, and many times this is just a discomfort. If you are unfortunate, however, you might have been scalded. The water that comes out of your water heater could...

Where Does Your Dryer Vent?

Whenever you run a load of laundry through your dryer, there is about a gallon worth of water that is released as steam from its vent. This is part of its natural operation, but it means that it is important to have the air vented to the outside, because...

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...