Adding a Deck to Your Home

While a deck isn’t something that is necessary for a home, it is definitely a great addition to a home both for personal enjoyment and entertaining guests. Spending time on your deck watching a sunset is probably among the things in life that are the most relaxing. If...

How to Use a Trampoline Safely

Do you have fond memories of time spent on a trampoline as a child? Many children have enjoyed the fun of bouncing around on a trampoline, but unfortunately, many children have also been hurt in a trampoline related accident. Some common causes for trampoline injuries...

Should You Have Trees Too Close To Your Home?

How healthy are the trees around your home? It is very important for you to know. Why? A falling tree could do serious damage to your home, it could attract wood boring bugs that could spread to your home, and it could drop heavy branches on you or your family. While...

Advanced Emergency Preparation…How Crucial Is It?

Being prepared in advance for an emergency situation is crucial to you and your family’s safety. Why? During a natural disaster it can be a very confusing time and communication lines may be cut off, so, knowing what to do and being prepared ahead is very important...

Pool Safety

Fun in the sun, everybody wants some! Pools are fantastic during the summer time, and are great when you have parties or just a barbecue with friends over. But safety should be a concern while in the pool. In this article we will discuss some of the bigger points to...

How Can Galvanic Corrosion Affect Your House?

What effect can galvanic corrosion have on the inner workings of your house? The most common type of corrosion would be on metal piping through the basement of your house, i.e. water pipes, sewer drains, or valves. Galvanic corrosion happens when two dissimilar metals...

Can You Assist Your Home Inspector?

If you are selling your home and are about to have a home inspection performed on it, are there any ways you could assist your home inspector? What do we mean by this? Well, while a good home inspector wants to be as thorough as possible when inspecting a home,...

Moving Responsibly

Although it can be an exciting new adventure, moving is also one of the most stressful things you can do so, what can you do to prepare yourself for the move? The key to stress-free moving is advanced preparation. This will allow you to simplify your life and get rid...

Your Attic – Venturing Into The Unknown

What is hiding in your attic? Most people don’t know. It is not really a place that most people go to very often – if ever. During a home inspection though, your attic is one of the most important areas to be inspected. But what are some of the issues that we find in...

We Didn’t Stop the Fire.

We all know that fire needs heat, fuel, and oxygen to burn. In most common construction, almost everything becomes fuel given enough heat. Firestops are intended to eliminate fuel or oxygen in a specific opening to reduce the spread of fire. Often these openings are...

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