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What To Do When At Home

Using your time wisely is very important. During the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, many have turned to entertainment as a way to spend time while sheltering in place, but that time could definitely be spent in a way that is more productive and beneficial. As a homeowner,...

Home Sales During A Crisis

Selling a house is never an easy thing, and during the current pandemic, things are just getting harder. Some people are afraid to or unable to go out and look at homes. Some realtors are overcoming this by offering more virtual tours, but this might discourage some...

The Building Material Of Doom

There are many different types of building materials that have a bad reputation, and the one that probably comes to mind for most people when talking about this subject is asbestos. Asbestos was used extensively during new builds in years past, and it was not...

Putting A Wooden Roof Over Your Head

Wood roofing is not nearly as common as it was once upon a time. With the advent of new materials that require little upkeep while costing less, homeowners usually choose a different type of roofing material. This doesn’t mean that it is impossible to find a wood roof...

Breathing Easily

Do you know how big an influence on you and your health the air you breath has? You might be aware that bad air quality can lead to respiratory issues, but the side effects can be very wide ranging, causing fatigue, allergies, trouble sleeping and problems...

Keeping Water Out Of The Basement

Have you ever had flooding in your basement? Besides the damage that it can do to your belongings stored down there, it could also lead to water damage and mold growth. If your home is located in a low lying area, or in wet surroundings, you most likely will need a...

When There Is An HOA In Your Neighborhood

Do you know what an HOA is? HOA stands for Homeowners Association, and its stated purpose is to improve the neighborhood. The problem is that around the country, some homeowner associations have taken their power beyond the intended purpose. In some states it is even...

What Will You Choose For Your Flooring?

Laminate flooring is a very nice material. It is environmentally friendly due to being made out of recycled materials, and it can be very beautiful without costing you too much. Installation of laminate flooring can be done fairly easily, so even if you don’t have a...

How To Keep Birds From Damaging Your Home

Do you enjoy watching and listening to birds? Many people do, and there is an amazing variety of species, all with their unique colors, behaviors and sounds. While birds can be nice to observe in their natural habitat, it is an entirely different story when they come...

Getting Up In The Attic

To save space in homes, many different methods have been utilized. One that stuck, is that of a pull down ladder for attic access. This frees up space that would otherwise be used for a staircase leading up into the attic. While most of us don’t spend that much time...