Houses With Fire History

Not all houses that have fires are burnt to the ground, as we know. This means that some homes and buildings for sale, will have a previous history of fire. If you are looking to purchase a property with a history of fire, how can you be sure...

How To Protect Yourself From Pesticides

As we have mentioned previously, pesticides can be very hazardous to health. What steps can we take to limit our exposure to pesticides? There are a number of steps we can take to keep ourselves safe if we have to use pesticides in or around...

Could formaldehyde be found in your home?

The quality of the air we breathe in our home is always a concern, as its a place we want to feel relaxed and safe in. Depending on the cause, bad air quality can result in possible health issues, sometimes serious ones. One risk is the...

Aluminum siding

While Aluminum siding is not too popular these days in the construction of homes, it can still be found on many older homes. Here are a few helpful things to know about Aluminum siding. Is Aluminum siding durable? Yes, it can actually last up...

Power Strip Safety

So many things in our home nowadays are electric, from kitchen appliances to iPads and phones, everything requires an electrical outlet. In many older homes, there are simply not enough outlets, so a power strip seems the obvious choice to keep...

Simple ways to use less energy in the home

A lot of people don't realize how easy it can be to use less energy in the home. With just a few simple adjustments you can save a lot of money. Here are a few simple ways this can be done: Instead of using an air conditioner, which uses a lot...