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...

What is Radiant Heating?

You might not want to think about this right now, but the time is approaching when you will once again need to turn on the heat in your home. One of the most common methods of heating homes in the US is forced air heating, where hot air is blown out of...

Mudjacking – What is that?

If you have areas around your home where there are cement surfaces, you have probably noticed how these eventually get damaged by the shifting of the underlying ground. This will lead to your walkways looking bad and pose a danger for those walking on...

Adding a Deck to Your Home

As fall approaches, sitting on your back porch in the cooler weather becomes much more appealing. But what if you don’t have a porch? Have you thought about building one? There are millions of decks built or replaced each year, but many of them are not...