Selling Your Home? Have It Inspected

Are you planning to move house in the coming months? Maybe you have started a list of jobs needed to get your home ready to put on the market. If so, have you included getting a pre-listing inspection on your list? Why is this a good idea? Here are just a few of the...

Keeping Valuables Safe – The Old-Fashioned Way

Not everyone can afford a costly advanced security system for their homes, but perhaps you have a few valuable items at home that you want to keep out of reach of thieving hands while you are not at home. So, here are a few simple, old-fashioned suggestions to keep...

Is Your Property Appealing to A Thief?

Thefts and burglaries are common this time of year, so it may be a good time to review your home's security. In this blog, we are going to talk about a few simple ways to make your home a lot less appealing to a would-be intruder. A thief will want to break into a...

Should You Really Put Carpet There?

With so much now known about the negative effects of mold in the home, we likely want to take all the preventative measures we can to stop its growth. However, some choices we make could encourage mold. One of those choices is where we decide to install carpeting. Did...

Small Changes to Help Save Electricity

With living expenses constantly on the rise, we may be forced to look for additional ways to cut down on our household bills. As electricity is often one of the bigger monthly expenses, is there anything we can do to reduce the amount of electricity we consume? Here...

Disaster Preparation for Your Home

As we discussed in our last blog, we all face the possibility that a natural disaster could happen where we live - this forces us to think about how prepared we really are. Very often a natural disaster requires us to evacuate from our homes, leaving them at the mercy...

Could You Leave at A Moment’s Notice?

As we have unfortunately experienced in the US lately, natural disasters can cause untold destruction, and more importantly, put your life at risk. The question we need to ask ourselves, then, is, how prepared am I for a natural disaster? Would I be ready to leave at...

Cleaning Out Your Gutter System

There are some areas of the house that require regular maintenance in order to prevent problems in other areas. The home's gutter system is one such area. Why is this? One reason is that just a few inches of rainfall on a roof can produce thousands of gallons of water...

Should I Be Worried About Moss?

If your roof, or at least a section of it, is shaded and does not get a lot of sunlight, you may notice moss starting to grow. A common question to ask when moss is growing on a roof is, will it cause any damage? Should you remove it? The first thing you need to think...

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