Decks and Porches

When it comes to home inspections, decks and porches are very important. They are not only nice add-on features, but also add value to the home and serve useful purposes. In addition to this, they are also generally very expensive to fix when something goes wrong. For...

Static Electricity

The vast majority of us have experienced the jolt-like shock that results from static electricity. While it is annoying, it’s not something we tend to worry too much about, but should we? Are there any circumstances, when static electricity might be more than just...

Historical buildings – energy efficient?

In the construction of new homes, building for optimum energy efficiency is often a high priority. What about those of us who live in an older historic home? These homes were built before any of the more modern energy saving innovations. Is there no way to be energy...

Safe Rooms

Do you really need a safe room for your house? They can be extremely useful in the times that we live in, with crime rising, a safe room can be a valuable asset to your house. But what exactly can they be used for? In the case of a break in, while you are home, you...

Could Lead be a problem in your home?

We all know how lead-based materials are a risk to your health. Those most vulnerable are babies and small children. Should you be concerned about the possibility of lead in your home being dangerous? How much of a problem does it pose? Homes built around 40 yrs ago...

Simple ways to use less energy in the home

A lot of people don’t realize how easy it can be to use less energy in the home. With just a few simple adjustments you can save a lot of money. Here are a few simple ways this can be done: Instead of using an air conditioner, which uses a lot of energy, try...
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