Using a Little Less Water

Life here on earth is dependent on water, and as you are probably aware, drinking water is not very plentiful in many parts of the world. While water supplies in this country seem plentiful, some are still concerned about what the future will bring. If you have...

Cleaning Up For Allergies

As any person with allergies will tell you, pet dander is no joke, but what will happen if you are in the market to buy a home and you are unaware that there was an animal living there before? You might not be aware of it when touring the home, there will be so many...

Building With The Past

A popular trend among DIY home improvement fans is to reclaim old building materials and incorporating them into their projects. This can give a very nice vintage style, but there are some things to keep in mind when using old building materials. The first concern is...

Gutters Done Right

Are your gutters installed properly? While everything might look alright, there is a possible problem that many homeowners aren’t even aware of. When you have a roof that has different levels, the gutters from a higher section of the roof should not be draining onto...

The Worst Bugs To Deal With

Bed bugs are terrible to deal with. They are difficult to kill and they can hide really well in your home. On top of that, they are spreading faster than ever in the past. With the dawn of modern travel, these bugs have spread around the world. They were thought to be...

The Venting Matters

Would you dump a gallon of water in your basement? Of course not. That could cause all kinds of problems, and it could cost you a lot of money if it leads to mold growth or a similar problem. Why do we ask that? Well, if you are running a dryer that doesn’t vent...

Ancient Roofing Materials

Have you ever seen a home with clay roofing? It is not a very common sight, but if you see one, you might notice that it probably has been around for a long time. Clay roofing is definitely one of the more durable types that are available, some roofs lasting over 100...

A Place To Cook In

Do you like to cook? If you do, you probably spend a lot of time in your kitchen. There are many things to keep in mind when it comes to keeping your kitchen running well, and since you are dealing with heat, large appliances, and in some cases open flame, it is...

When Lightning Strikes

There is something special about hearing thunder roar near you. It can truly set you on edge, especially if you weren’t expecting it. For homeowners it might be a little bit extra concerning, since lightning can do a lot of damage to your home, affecting your home...

A Broken Window That Is Still Intact

While double-pane windows are the best ones that you could have from an energy standpoint, they do come with an issue that single-pane windows don’t have. You might be aware that there is a gas in between the glass panes to insulate better, but if there is a leak in...

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