How To Keep Your Home Toasty-Warm (And Cut Costs) For The Winter

9 December 2015
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You might not be roasting chestnuts on an open fire or listening for reindeer hooves on the roof, but there's one part of the holiday season you can't avoid -- the plunging temperatures, both during the day and throughout the night. Thankfully, you'll probably have a nice, technology-driven home rather than an old fashioned cabin in the woods, but that doesn't mean it won't get chilly within your house. If you're looking for ways to help your house stay a bit warmer this winter without bleeding your wallet, here's what you ought to know. Read More 

The Importance Of Keeping Your Gutters Clean

12 October 2015
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Most people don't think about their rain gutters as they silently perform their task of moving rain water from your roof and away from your home. However, when gutters become clogged with accumulated dirt and debris, problems may arise that will attract the attention of the most oblivious homeowner.  Fortunately, you can be proactive and clean your gutters before damage is done. While not pleasant, cleaning your gutters is relatively simple if you're not afraid of heights and don't mind getting dirty. Read More 

Airborne Asbestos Testing: How It Works and What It Reveals

2 June 2015
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The detection of asbestos can be difficult because it isn't always obvious. When asbestos is present in a building, it is typically going to become airborne at some point. It may already fill the air with particles invisible to the naked eye. The test for airborne asbestos is, therefore, the most common way to detect and measure asbestos levels within a building. Here is how the test for airborne asbestos is performed and what type of results it yields. Read More 

Own An Older Home? Here’s How To Protect Your Children From Asbestos

7 May 2015
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If you live in an older home, you know that asbestos might be a threat to you and your family. If you are also a parent, you probably want to do everything that you can to help protect your children from asbestos exposure. Although asbestos can be extremely dangerous, it is entirely possible to live in an older home without putting your family at risk. Follow these tips if you want to keep your children -- as well as the rest of your family -- safe from exposure to this dangerous material. Read More