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...

Residential Fire Sprinklers – An Option For You?

If you live in a rural area, in the case of a fire, having the Calvary may not be an option if the fire spreads quickly. So having another option in place to prevent spread of a potential fire will be of great benefit to you. What option is there out there for you?...

Heating Your Upstairs

So its winter time.. and you may be having trouble keeping your upstairs floor in your home warm so that its comfortable to sleep in at night. You may have looked for common problems as to why your floor isn’t heating right, but in this article we will give a...

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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