Is Remodeling a Wise Investment?

Do you think that remodeling your home is a wise investment? Many homeowners think so, but looking at statistics, homes that have been remodeled before a sale are estimated to only recoup between 50 and 80% of the money spent on a remodel. There has been a...

Bird Problems

There are many homeowners that enjoy having birds chirping in the morning when they wake up, and it’s not uncommon for homes to have bird-feeders to attract them. However, as with all wildlife, when they enter our living spaces, birds can become pests....

Electrical Appliances

If you bought your home, you might assume that everything is in order with the appliances, but it could very well be that there is a need to make changes for them to work efficiently. Proper ventilation is very important for appliances to work as intended....

Window Moisture

You might notice that some of the double pane windows in your home seem foggy or misty. Usually this will be due to the failure of the silica desiccant that keeps moisture from entering the window. When this seal fails, the only solutions are to either...

Fixing Old Windows

Living in an older home, your windows might not be in the greatest shape anymore, but with a little bit of work, they can be brought back to working order in no time. One of the most common problems with old windows is that they don’t shut out the elements...

Snow Guards

This winter we have seen much more snow than usual, and whether you think this is a good thing or a bad thing, there are some safety concerns that come along with heavy snowfall. One such concern is snow falling off the roof and injuring people. This is...

How To Maintain Your Roof

The roof of your house is not something that you look at too closely every day, but there is some maintenance you, as a homeowner, can do to make sure that it is kept in good condition. After storms, cleaning out debris, such as, leaves and branches from...

What Do You Know About Your Septic System?

Do you know where your septic system is located? This is information that you as a homeowner should be aware of, since a malfunctioning septic system can do much damage. As a matter of fact, it could go as far as contamination of the groundwater, rivers or...

A Different Source Of Heat

Many today are looking at alternative sources of heat for their homes, and pellet stoves have gained popularity in the latest years. This type of stove uses pellets of biomass products like sawdust, wood shavings or even food waste product for heating....