Be Careful In Your Backyard!

Anyone that ever gets exposed to poison ivy, oak or sumac will probably never forget the experience. These plants are all of the toxicodendron genus, and the effect they have on human skin is very serious, for some even requiring hospitalization. The problem is that...

How to Get Into Your Attic

Many homes have an attic, and there are a couple of different ways in which they are accessed. The most common, is just having a stair that leads up there, but in some homes, space was saved by installing a pull down ladder for attic access. While most of us don’t...

Keeping Your House Green

Some people love to have plants in their home, while others don’t want to deal with the headache. Do you know though, that plants aren’t just making your home look nice, they can also have a beneficial effect on the air quality in your home? Many things in your home...

Stubborn Odors In Your New Home…Tobacco

Some odors in a home can be particularly hard to eliminate. One of the worst offenders is tobacco smoke. The reason for this is that smoke particles are extremely small, so they can permeate everything. For example, if you live in an apartment, you might even find...

Is Moss On A Roof Ever A Cause For Concern?

If you live in an area that sees high levels of moisture, then you might well have moss on your roof. Moss will also grow on parts of a roof that are shaded by trees or that don’t see a lot of sunlight. A question you might have, though, is does this moss cause...

Pesky Pests – Skunks

Some may think of rats, snakes, mice, and even birds as pests that can be a nuisance. However, skunks are Infamous for getting into people's garbage, spraying cats and dogs, and just generally being a pest. But how can you deal with this past? That will be the topic...

Insulation – Hazardous Or Helpful?

Insulation comes in all shapes and sizes. It could be cellulose, perlite, and other types that are made for specific types of homes. But that are some things you must know about insulation before you install it into your home or replace some in your home. With these...

Why An Inspection For Your Roof Is Necessary

So you think you have a leaky roof - and your floor says it all. Wet spots are appearing on the floor, so you decide to take a look on your roof to see if it really is leaking... But what are you going to be looking for? Well that is what is going to be discussed in...

Safely Handling Trees Around The Home

    Do you have a house with trees around it? Of course, most of the United State's population have trees all around them, so when heavy storms come rolling through, what could happen? Unfortunately, trees have the potential to fall on family's homes, and it happens a...