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Signs It’s Time for a Gutter Replacement

Gutters have one important job – it catches water from your roof and downspout and directs it away from your home. It is your first line of defense against water damage. Water would continually run along your home if your gutter is in bad shape. A lot of homeowners don’t pay attention to their gutters, […]

Home Selling Myths You Need to Stop Believing

Selling a house isn’t an easy task. Since this is something we don’t do very often, a lot of people seek advice from family and friends. But since many of them aren’t that knowledgeable in this field, they often end up giving out advices that are nothing but myths. With so many myths circulating in […]

Tips to Keep Your Home Free From Mold and Mildew

Mold. This word is enough to make people cringe. Not only does it look unsightly, it also puts a risk to your family’s health. If left unaddressed, it can cause structural damage. Mold can grow anywhere in your home, especially in damp places. Once mold grows, it can spread easily. As such, you need to […]

Summer Maintenance for Your Home

Summer is just around the corner. Many of you are probably getting ready to go on a road trip while others are looking forward to BBQ parties with family and friends. But before that, you’ll want to prepare your home for the onslaught of summer heat. Here are some maintenance tasks that will help keep […]

4 Ways to Control Humidity Levels in Your Home

It is possible for a home to have too much humidity. This is dangerous as it will encourage mold growth and bring on a whole bunch of respiratory problems. Plus, it makes you makes you more susceptible to allergies and asthma attack. Low humidity levels, on the other hand, can allow germs and viruses to […]

Is it Okay to Buy a House with Mold in it?

Is it Okay to Buy a House with Mold in it?

After a long, tiresome search, you have finally found your dream home. It’s a lovely home that is big enough to cater to the needs of your growing family. Unfortunately, there’s a bit of a problem. After the home inspection, you found that the house has a mold problem. You are fully aware of the […]

Signs of Structural Damage in a House

Signs of Structural Damage in a House

Structural damage is a very serious and expensive problem in its own right. The problem can range from fairly minor to catastrophic. If left unaddressed, your home may fail or collapse eventually. The sooner you identify the problem, the less likely it is to turn into a bigger problem and costly repair. Calling an inspector […]

Warning Signs You Need a New Roof

Warning Signs You Need a New Roof

A roof is one of the most important parts of the house. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most commonly overlooked parts of the home. Once it’s installed homeowners tend to forget about it. Getting a roof replacement is expensive. As such, it is important to keep your roof in top shape to prevent […]

What Causes an Electrical Fire in Residential Homes?

What Causes an Electrical Fire in Residential Homes?

Repainting the walls, decorating the bedroom and planting colorful flowers are excellent ways to enhance the aesthetic appeal of your home. Since your home is your sanctuary, you want a house that’s not just beautiful, but safe as well. A house fire is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. Every piece of material possession you own, including […]

Smart Ways to Spring Clean Your Home

Smart Ways to Spring Clean Your Home

Taking the time to thoroughly clean and organize your space is not only good for your home; it’s also good for your health. In fact, it helps avoid allergy symptoms, makes you feel happier and increases your productivity. Now that spring has sprung, it’s time for some serious cleaning, scrubbing, decluttering and reorganization. Here are […]

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