Stopping Tip-overs

One common danger for young children is when they try to climb furniture. Furniture tip-overs could seriously injure or even kill a child that gets caught underneath. Kids do love to climb things, especially if they are trying to get to something that is out of reach,...

Reclaiming Old Building Materials

Are you looking for a retro look for your home? A common method for accomplishing this is to use old building materials and reclaim them by incorporating them into a remodel or even a new build. There are however some important things to keep in mind before you go out...

Why Get Your Garage Inspected?

When people order a home inspection, one thing that they might not think about is their garage. While it is true that your garage is a lot less complicated than your home, there are many things that could go wrong with a garage that can prove quite costly. A fire...

Fighting the Call of the Wild

Do you love animals? Many people do, but they don’t always love them so much that they want them to take up residence in their home. In rural areas, wildlife could become a problem if they can find food, water or shelter easily accessible in your home. If this is the...

Shut It Down At The Source

If you have a major water leak in your home, do you know what to do? Some might think that the best thing to do is to run and collect buckets and towels to contain the water, but that really should be the second item on your list of actions. The first thing should...

Flooring That Works For You

What type of flooring is the best? That is a question that can’t really be answered in a simple way. Since we all have different preferences and values in life, what one person views as important might not matter to someone else. Take for example laminate flooring,...

Don’t Touch That Dial!

Have you ever noticed that there is a dial on your water heater that will let you set the temperature the water is kept at? Usually it ranges from 120-160, and some homeowners that like their hot showers will crank it all the way up. This is not a good idea. Why?...

Caring For Your Parents

Your parents cared for you when you were growing up, but now they might need you to care for them instead. Caring for aging parents can be a very difficult thing to do emotionally, but there is also a possibility that your home isn’t a safe place for them to live. Of...

When Things Aren’t Moving Along

A blocked main sewage line can spell serious disaster for a homeowner. Having raw sewage backing up into your home is a nightmare that no one wants to experience, but it does happen at times. So, what does a plumber do when this happens? Well, there is a way to access...

What’s Coming Up The Toilet?

When your toilet is bubbling for no apparent reason, does it worry you? We’re not talking about fabled animals living in the pipes, but rather, these bubbles are caused by a clog somewhere in your plumbing system. Fortunately, this could be something that you can sort...