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Common Concerns in Older Homes

Common Concerns in Older Homes

Homes and buildings age and may begin to show signs of problems over time. No matter the materials or quality of construction, as a home settles and ages, components can fail. Here is a list of common concerns in older homes. If you’re thinking about buying a house...

Improve Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

Improve Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

Poor air quality affects the health of you and your family members, causing coughing, itching eyes, and respiratory symptoms. Air quality in your house is influenced by pollution from outdoors, cooking, heating appliances, and chemicals used in the home. Here are a...

6 Tips for Staging a House

6 Tips for Staging a House

Why is Staging a House Important? There are a lot of factors that go into selling a home. You’ll need to decide on an asking price and fix defects that may hinder the sale. One of the most important aspects of the home selling process is giving a positive first...

5 Helpful Tips for Septic Tank Maintenance

5 Helpful Tips for Septic Tank Maintenance

If you live on a rural property, your home may operate on a septic system. These waste treatment systems consist of a tank, a leach field, and sometimes a pump tank. Wastewater from the home flows into the tank. If there is not enough slope for gravity to move the...

Smoke Detector Placement in the Home

Smoke Detector Placement in the Home

Smoke detectors sound an alarm to warn your family about a house fire. A National Fire Protection Association study between 2012-2016 showed that twice as many people died in house fires when there were no working smoke detectors in the home. Smoke detector placement,...

Ways to Keep Your Fireplace Safe

Ways to Keep Your Fireplace Safe

Fireplaces are a practical and cozy heat source during cold winter months. However, heating with the fireplace also poses a few risks to your home and family. Prevent accidents and protect your family with these tips to keep your fireplace safe. Safety Through...

Why You Should Test for Radon in the Home

Why You Should Test for Radon in the Home

Radon is a dangerous gas that can have negative effects on your family’s health. It is a known carcinogen and the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. It is important to test for radon in the home because it cannot be detected otherwise. January...

6 Unhealthy Chemicals in Your Home

6 Unhealthy Chemicals in Your Home

You may think that your home is a safe place for you and your family. However, it might be filled with dangerous chemicals that you don't know about. This can put the occupants of your home at risk for some health issues. Here are 6 chemicals in your home that you...

4 Reasons Why Sellers Need a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

4 Reasons Why Sellers Need a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Usually, home inspections are associated with buying a home. However, home inspections can be just as important for home sellers. Order a pre-listing home inspection to help prepare your home for sale. Set Yourself Up for Success When Selling Your Home Every home...

Types of Water Filtration for the Home

Types of Water Filtration for the Home

Having clean water has become a major priority over the past several years. Utility companies add chlorine to the water, however, this does not remove many contaminants that are found in tap water like lead and antibiotics. To remove these hidden pollutants from your...

Understanding the Home Inspection Process

Understanding the Home Inspection Process

If buying a new home is in your future, you will want to understand the home inspection process. A home inspection is important in determining the condition of a property and helps you feel confident that your purchase is a smart one. During an inspection, a qualified...

7 Rewarding Fall Home Improvement Projects

7 Rewarding Fall Home Improvement Projects

Fall is the perfect time of the year to complete some home improvement projects. The weather is mild, contractors aren't as busy they are in spring and summer, and you’ll have your projects done in time for the holidays. Here are some fall home improvement projects...

4 Signs That it’s Time for a New Roof

4 Signs That it’s Time for a New Roof

Your roof protects your home from harsh weather, invasive pests, and extreme temperatures. After exposure to the elements, your roof will show signs of wear-and-tear. Old or damaged roofing is no longer effective at keeping your home dry, safe, and energy-efficient....

5 Ways to Prevent Termites in the Home

5 Ways to Prevent Termites in the Home

Each year termite damage costs homeowners thousands of dollars. Fortunately, there are some simple measures you can take to avoid a termite infestation. The two-part process involves preventing them from entering your home and treating known colonies. Use the...

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