You Should Not Flush That…

Do you know what you can and can't flush down a toilet? Why does that question matter? It's because every year, items are flushed down the toilet, and the result is costly repairs or even environmental damage. It might be easy to think that your toilet...

Cleaning Up the Kitchen

Cooking food at home can be very enjoyable, but it does also release a lot of grease and steam into the air. Where does it all go? Preferably, it should go up your kitchen exhaust fan, or range hood. This is very important, since you otherwise could get...

Could Lightning Be Dangerous For You?

Watching a lightning storm can be very fascinating, but it does fill some people with terror. The odds of you to be hit by a lightning strike is about one in 13,000. This should reassure you that you are very unlikely to be hit by lightning. This doesn’t...

The Damage Rust Can Cause

Wherever there is metal, water and air together, there is a chance that the metal will start to rust. While this is a natural process, it could be a major concern for a homeowner. While rust might just be a cosmetic problem, other times it could pose a...

Are Your Windows Leaking?

Your windows are the most likely culprit for heat loss in your home. This is especially so if the windows are older and not sealed as well as they used to be. Fortunately, you can spend a little bit of time and work to make sure that they are in as good...

Things To Think About When Your Roof Is Aging

You might not want to think about the age of your roof, knowing how expensive it can be to replace, but the reality is that if you don’t replace your roof, you expose your home to the elements and risk damaging it. In general, depending on the material it...

How to Keep Rodents Away

Rodents -  they carry disease and do damage to your property, so keeping them out of your home is very important. The problem is, however, that they are everywhere and once they have made your home their home, it is really difficult to get rid of them....

Sump Pumps

What is a sump pump? Simply put, it’s a pump that is situated in your basement preventing water from flooding your basement. They predominantly are found in homes that are situated in areas that are flat, where heavy rains are common. What happens is that...

How To Keep Your Home Insulated

Do you feel like you spend a lot more money on heating and cooling your home than you should? If that is the case, you should take a closer look at your insulation. If your house isn’t properly insulated, the outdoor temperature will have a great effect on...

Vinyl Siding

If you go out in your neighborhood right now and start looking at the siding of each house, what you most likely will notice is that many homes have vinyl siding. In fact, it is by far more common than any other siding material. The main reason for this is...