5 Strategies For Safe Roofs In Cold Climates

If you're in the process of having a home built or redoing the roof on an existing structure in an area that features cold winters, there are several available strategies designed to make your roof as cold-climate friendly as possible. These will not only help keep heating costs down, they'll make your roof last for a longer period of time and limit the necessity for repairs. Following are five ways that you can create the best possible cold-weather roof that will be trouble-free for years. Read More 

7 Tips To A Healthy Furnace

Owning a house is similar to giving birth. You are handed something of great value, are expected to take care of it for the rest of its life and, yet, you often have no idea what you are doing. While babies do not come with instruction manuals, houses, luckily, do. There are still so many things to look after, inspect, and maintain, from the roof to the foundation, and everything in between. Read More 

Old House Wiring Symptom Checker

Buying an older home is sometimes an economically wise decision, but you never know what you're going to find when you open up a wall. Sometimes the wiring has been upgraded, and other times it becomes abundantly clear that the entire house needs an electric overhaul. If you're living in an older house, and are planning some updates, you might be wondering if you're going to find a nasty surprise when you go to remodel for that highly valued open concept. Read More 

3 Tips For Protecting Your Office During Hurricane Season

Hurricane damage can severely impact the health of your small business. It's not just a matter of having to pay to repair any damages, either. If your office building is severely damaged, you may lose a lot of productive hours while the repairs are being made. If you have to close temporarily, you may lose clients who will take their business elsewhere out of necessity. You could also lose employees who can't afford to be out of work during an extended shut down. Read More 

3 Simple DIY Dishwasher Repairs

Dishwashers are one of the most convenient appliances in the home. Because of this, you are likely to start missing your dishwasher quickly if it stops working. While many homeowners leave dishwasher repairs to a professional, there are several simple fixes that anyone can do. Here are three common problems that you may encounter with your dishwasher, and what you can do to fix them. Dishwasher is Leaking Dishwasher leaks can get out of hand quickly and cause water damage to the floor around your dishwasher. Read More