When There Are Bugs In Your Sewer

Have you ever noticed a lot of tiny black flies in your home? They might look like fruit flies, but if they seem to congregate in your bathroom or another area in your home where there is a sink, it is possible that they are sewer gnats. If you look closer at the...

How Smart Is Your Home?

It seems like a lot of people today are interested in making their home a smart home. There are many different services and companies making smart devices, ranging from TVs to microwaves to washers and even refrigerators. With so many choices and options, it is very...

Is Wood Roofing Something For You?

Have you ever considered wood roofing? It can be a very beautiful and stylish choice, even if it might not be the most durable or cheapest option out there. What should you keep in mind when choosing wood roofing? The first point to keep in mind is that wood roofing...

How Safe Are You?

Today’s world is becoming less and less secure. In the time you read this blog, 3-5 people in the US have their home burglarized, and it happens in varying neighborhoods, rich and poor, and often in the middle of the day. What can you do to minimize the chance that...

When Your P-Trap Lets You Down

Have you ever smelled sewer gas? It is not a very pleasant experience, but that's not all, sewer gas could actually pose a major health hazard to you and your family. If your p-trap were to fail, sewer gas could leak into your home, since it is the only thing blocking...

Why Do You Need Kickout Flashing?

The area of your roof that is most prone to leaking is wherever a wall or chimney has to intersect the roof, causing an exposed joint. To keep this from happening, you will usually find something installed called kickout flashing. It looks like a folded piece of...

Firestops – Slowing the Spread of Fire

Do you know what a firestop is? The name really says it all in this case. It is a means of preventing fire from spreading unhindered throughout a building. Wherever there are cables and pipes passing through walls, there are usually holes cut out around them. To...

Do You Have Termites In Your Home?

Termites can do a lot of damage in a short period of time, and many times with very little obvious damage. Since this is the case, to minimize the risk of an invasion, you should try to make sure that you keep your home as inhospitable as possible for the termites at...

Plunger 101

Almost every home has a plunger sitting near the toilet. While some of us might choose to hide it away, there are few other options when your toilet decides to give you trouble. While a plunger is a fairly uncomplicated tool, it will not be an effective help if it is...

What Every Homebuyer Should Know

If you are buying a home in the area, then there is some important information that you should know.

Knowing this information could mean the difference between finding the home of your dreams - and a nightmare.

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