Asbestos – Are You At Risk?

You have probably heard about asbestos, that it is a dangerous material, but do you know if you have asbestos in your home or not? If your house is over 70 years old, there is a chance that asbestos was used in some of the material, and you might not be...

Vinyl Siding

If you are looking for a siding material that is fairly cheap, easy to maintain and durable, then vinyl is probably going to be your choice. These are the reasons why it is the most common siding material by a fair margin. Maintenance of vinyl siding can...

What Are The Dangers With Lead?

In many homes built prior to 1978, lead is a common problem. It could be that the pipes in your home are made from lead, or it could be paint on the walls that has lead added to it. It is fairly easy to detect lead in your home. Lead paint will flake in a...

Bathroom Ceiling Fans

Whenever you take a shower, there is a large amount of steam released in the air. Depending on how hot you like your showers, this could be very significant. All that moisture can do damage to your bathroom, such as encourage mold growth or peel off your...

How to Care For Your Septic System

Many homeowners with a septic system have no idea where it is located. This is, however, important information for you to have, since you want to make sure that you don’t inadvertently damage the system. For example, you should make sure that no water is...

Using Ladders Safely

If someone were to ask you what the most common cause for personal injury was, what would you say? Many of us know that falling is the most common cause, and the CDC confirms that. In fact in one study they came to the conclusion that falls were the...

Asphalt Shingle Roofing

One of the more common roofing materials are asphalt shingles. Usually they come in the form of tiles that are different shades of gray. While this is a fairly hardy material, there are still ways in which they can get damaged. With age, the material...

Tornado Safety

Once again, tornado season is approaching. As fall closes in on us, taking the time to make sure that we will be able to ride out the storm is essential. Tornadoes are the cause of billions of dollars of destruction and cost the lives of many each year....

Cold Water From the Tap

In the summer heat, keeping hydrated is very important. Imagine that you go to your sink to fill up a glass, and the water coming out is lukewarm. How disappointing! There can be many different causes for this, depending on the type of system you have...

To Flush Or Not To Flush

Have you ever flushed something down the toilet only to wonder if it was going to clog it up? If it was anything besides what it was designed for, the answer is likely yes. Here are a few things that are commonly flushed that should never be. Diapers might...