A Sturdy Siding (In Most Circumstances)

Steel siding might not be the first thing you think of when it comes time to replace the siding on your home, but there have been some great strides made in the field of steel siding. It is now affordable, comes in a wide variety of styles, and it could be a great...

The Fight Against Mold

Mold growth is no laughing matter. It can do damage to your home as well as to your health, so you should do what you can to prevent mold from taking hold. Your bathroom will be one of the areas where you are most likely to have to deal with mold. This is because of...

Homeowners That Help Their Home Inspector

If you are a homeowner and want to schedule a home inspection, how can you ensure that you get the most thorough inspection possible? Perhaps you think that is beyond your control, but here are a few suggestions you can follow that will enable the inspector to do a...

Condensation, Is There A Solution?

While condensation tends to be more of an issue in older houses, it isn’t uncommon for newer houses to have this problem either. A lack of sealers in concrete that allow moisture to get in through the foundations, and a shortage of vapor barriers are a couple of...

How to Rid Your Home of Rodents

A mouse may look adorable in cartoons but mice are troublesome pests. Effective control of mice infestation involves prevention and mice population reduction. Here is a list of some quick and effective ways to get rid of mice: Traps. Trapping is an effective method of...

Are Those Cracks OK?

If we have ever spent time watching HGTV, then we have probably heard them talk about cracks. They talk about lateral cracks, vertical cracks, step-cracking, splayed cracks, and many more. Often times though, they try to set a hard and fast rule for their viewers, but...

Security Lighting Installation Tips

Security lighting design is a great investment for every homeowner. Having a good security lighting system will not only enhance the look of your home but will also provide you with a more secure and safe feeling when entering and exiting your house. Most homeowners...

Condensation on Windows

Have you ever wondered what that little bit of water on the inside of your windows is? Why does condensation appear on windows? It might seem harmless but it’s actually a sign of bad ventilation, mildew, or mold. If moisture buildup is left untreated it can lead to...

Lead Paint Issues

Lead paint has been a major health issue for many hundreds of years. well before it was required to be discontinued in paints and certain other products in 1978, society knew there was an issue. People who were exposed to lead products were known to die, and have many...

When You Need A Little Extra Support

When your home needs extra support, where do you turn? There are some situations where you might need some extra support, such as when doing a remodel or when removing a load-bearing wall for some reason. Since this is a serious matter and can lead to a disastrous...