Why Testing For Radon Is So Important

Why is radon testing so important before you buy and house and before you sell your house? Well, to answer that, we need to know what radon is and what effect it can you and your family. These things will be discussed in the topic for today. So radon is actually a...

Are Outdoor Receptacles Necessary For Your Home?

Now when you hear receptacle, what do you normally think? Do you maybe think of a trash receptacle? Well in this case, we are actually talking about an electrical outlet receptacle. But are these types of receptacles necessary for your outside outlets? Well that will...

Perlite – A Mason’s Insulation

There a tons of insulation's out there, with varying degrees of success. Perlite is one those types of insulation's that is sought after and used especially in masonry construction. What are the benefits? A few will be discussed in this article. Perlite first of all...

Birds – A Pesky Pest

So.. you wake up one morning, have your coffee, get ready for work, and as your walking out to your car, you look one look at the windshield, and all you see are big white spots plastered all over it. Bird poop... then you look over at the telephone wire across the...

What Can Lightning Do To Affect Your Home?

We all know about how Benjamin Franklin was able to create the first lightning rod. But what can act as a lightning rod in your home and can have a bad affect on some of the things in your home? Two pieces of materials will be discussed in detail about safety and...

Carpenter Bees – Friend or Foe?

Bee's can be a bother to those who are constantly outside, spending time with the family, cooking, etc. However, bees like the carpenter bee can be unintentionally hazardous to the inside and outside of your home. But how can you defend against these invaders? Here...

Compost Piles – Full of Disease or Full of Nature?

Many people have compost piles to dispose of things naturally, food, waste, etc. However, these piles could be more harmful then they could help you, and not many people realize it. Here are just a few things supporting that compost piles can be very harmful. For...

Stairs And Windows – Threats To Your Children

The safety of a young child is number 1 on parents minds. However, some areas in your house may not be as safe as you’d like them to be if you have a child between the ages of two and six. What are some dangers in the house, and what can you do to safeguard your...

Safety For The Elderly

Slips and falls are one of the most common reasons why elderly ones are injured, either in a home or in a business. How can you make sure your business or home is accessible and safe for the elderly? First of all, keep all power chords and lines free from the flow of...

Engineered Flooring – Is It For Your Home?

Engineered wood flooring is now becoming one of the most common floorings in consumers homes these days. Why is this so, and is it for you? Well for starters, any type of engineered wood flooring is any type of wood flooring that is not solid wood. For instance,...