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4 Ways to Prevent Household Plumbing Leaks

Plumbing leaks are not something homeowners usually think about until they happen. A plumbing leak can cause expensive damage to a home including flooding, mold, and structural rot. Going into winter, it is smart for homeowners to take some steps to prevent household...

Infrared Thermal Imaging in Home Inspections

Infrared thermal imaging is a technique used by some home inspectors during inspections. An infrared camera shows the inspector temperature differences that would not be visible without this tool. These variations in temperature are used by professional inspectors to...

6 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Cool air and autumn leaves are right around the corner, and if you own a home, you should be thinking about all of the things that you need to get done before cold weather hits. When the weather gets cold, you'll be glad that you prepared your home ahead of time. To...

The 5 Steps to Starting a Fall Garden

You’ve harvested the early crops that you planted in spring and now it's time to begin thinking about starting a fall garden. The best garden is one that produces crops through the first frost, and this is doable if you follow the correct steps. This post covers how...

5 Tips To Reduce Summer Cooling Costs

Reduce Summer Cooling Costs With These 5-Easy-to-Follow Tips Most people think that to keep the temperature in your home down your power bill has to go up. This is not necessarily true. Taking the proper steps to use your air conditioning effectively could cut your...

Five Ways to Protect Your Home While On Vacation

Summer is finally here and many of us are planning our vacations. When you head out on a well-earned trip away from work and daily responsibilities, you want to focus on relaxing and having fun. You don’t want to worry about what’s going on at the place you live. If...

5 Signs That it’s Time to Replace Your Roof

Owning a home is a dream come true, but it’s also a dream that comes with a lot of hard work. Your home constantly needs some attention, and it’s difficult to remember all the upgrades, maintenance, and repairs your home needs annually. The good news is that when it’s...

Radon Testing In the Home: Why it is So Important

Radon testing in the home is important before you purchase and during occupancy of any residence. This radioactive, odorless gas can cause lung cancer after prolonged exposure. Since radon cannot be seen or smelled, testing is the only way to identify high levels of...

6 Things to Add to Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Time to Start your Spring Home Maintenance! Spring cleaning is an essential part of keeping the household running efficiently. All the dirt and grime that built up over the winter months is washed away as you prepare for summer fun. While cleaning the windows and...