We often take for granted the ground that we walk on, as well as the floors. As long as they are in good repair, the surface beneath our feet does not usually cross our mind. It is important to maintain various flooring surfaces accordingly so that they can withstand life’s daily wear and tear and […]
Regular inspections are important to make sure your chimney is safe to use during the winter months. Any damage to the chimney or buildup from previous use can cause a potentially dangerous situation if it is not diagnosed and fixed. There are multiple levels of inspections that are determined by usage and other factors of […]
Winterization is an important part of any home maintenance routine. One part of this process is sealing off attics, basements, and crawlspaces. This can help prevent critters from moving in, keep your house warmer, and save on energy costs. You may not think about these spaces much since you don’t spend a lot of time […]
One inch of rainfall can drop 623 gallons of water onto the roof of a 1,000-square-foot home – and ultimately through the gutter downspouts. This water can cause serious and expensive flooding problems if it collects around your house. More often than not, homeowners will experience a leak, think it is the roof, call a roofer […]
Summer is the beginning of hurricane season. It’s important to batten down the hatches, especially since this hurricane season looks like it’s going to be an intense one. Global Weather Oscillations Inc. (GWO), a leading hurricane cycle prediction company, says, “The 2015 Atlantic Basin hurricane season will be the most active and dangerous in at least […]
As snow has been piling up on the ground with these seemingly never ending snow storms, it’s also been accumulating on top of homes and buildings. Not just that, but with these sub-freezing temperatures, rain can freeze on top of your home during the cold hours of the night. Getting any amount of snow and/or […]
With a harsh, frigid winter upon us, many homeowners are wondering how to protect their homes from the cruel icy weather. To a homeowner, a house is one of the biggest investments they can make in a lifetime. With that being said, having proper gutter and roof maintenance ensures a safe and worry free winter. […]
Insulation is a key feature every home needs. Insulation is a padding that is put in homes to help regulate the temperature of homes. Insulation is normally found in attics, inside walls, basements, ceilings, and even the floor. The type of insulation used in all of these locations can vary.
There are three types of common […]
When it comes to preparing your home for the winter months, it is important to make sure your attic is is included on the list of things to do. Whether you use your attic for storage or as a maintenance room of the house, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared for the cold months.
Winter is quickly approaching, and some parts of the United States have already been seeing snow fall. With this being the case, it is time to prepare for winter and its harsh weather. Whether it’s a snowy day or a rainy day that turns the rain to ice, it is important to be prepared.
Before we […]