Deck Safety

Decks are a wonderful part of a home. They give us outside living space that is comfortable and can be easily shared with friends and neighbors. But every year, deck accidents, and even deck collapses, cause many injuries – and even death. How can some of this be...

Why Have Your Home Tested For Radon

When buying a home, it is important to make sure that a radon test has been performed. A certified home inspector usually does this as part of the seller’s home inspection. You might ask yourself, though, what exactly is Radon? How dangerous is it? How common is it?...

First Time Home Buyers

Are you a first time home buyer? Then congratulations! Buying a home is a huge milestone in life, and is an investment in your family’s future. Being a first time home buyer means you will experience some of the highs and lows of real estate for the first time – and...

Does Your House Have “Good Bones”?

Often times we will hear people say something like “the house needs some paint, but it has good bones”. What do people mean when they say a house has good bones? When they say this, they are talking about the home’s structure. You can have peeling paint, a roof that...

Do You Need to Inspect Your Crawlspace?

One of the most neglected areas in the home is the crawlspace. Having your crawl space inspected should be a regular item on your to-do list. It should be inspected as often and as vigilant as your roof, basements, attic, or gutters. That’s how important it is. A...

Reducing the Risk of Wildfires

If you happen to live in a forest or wildland area, there is an extra risk of causing or being caught in the middle of a fire. As a homeowner, what can you do to help protect your property from a wildfire? Well, one of the most important things you can do is be...

Playing Safely

In today’s society, it seems to be more and more uncommon for children to be playing outside. Whether they prefer to sit inside and watch movies or play video games, playgrounds don’t have the appeal that they once had. It is interesting, though to see what happens...

What Is Paperless Drywall?

Most of us know what drywall looks like. It is made using a gypsum core with a very thick paper covering. Like most manufacturing companies, however, drywall manufacturers are always looking for ways to improve on their products. One alternative to regular drywall is...

Wintertime Home Safety

Winter is certainly upon us. For many of us, that means spending more time at home with friends and family. It's reasonable to conclude, then, that the more time we spend indoors, the greater the chances are of accidents within the home. So, what are a few safety...

Educating Yourself About Radon

Perhaps you have been told that it would be a good idea for you to have a radon test done on your home. You may be wondering, what exactly is radon? And, why should your home be tested for it? Well, to help you with the answers to these questions please watch the...

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