Starting Your Smart Home Started in a Smart Way

Having a smart home is getting easier and easier as the technology keeps advancing, making the devices cheaper and less complicated to set up than ever. This does however leave a lot of security holes in the networks of homeowners. Many might not realize this, but...

Some Things You Don’t Want to Grow

Mold is a truly amazing thing. It can be found almost everywhere on earth, it is essential for many of the biological processes we depend on, and it can be used to cure diseases. But that’s not the mold that homeowners know and despise. No, mold can be a very invasive...

An Invisible Killer

As a homeowner, it is important that you obtain and maintain carbon monoxide detectors in your home. These devices are life-savers, as has been proven by the many deaths that carbon monoxide poisoning causes every year. Often the cause is the use of a heater or...

Wood Siding On Your Home

In years past, wood siding was everywhere. This was a time before synthetic materials became more common, but it is definitely a beautiful siding material. You can still find homes with wood siding today, and some choose to install it on their homes, but it does come...

The Worst Location For Carpet

Among the many things that might have been more common in the past but weren’t a wise design choice, carpeted bathrooms are probably one of the worst. There are many reasons why having carpet in your bathroom is a bad idea. For example, when you have a lot of moisture...

How Cool Is Your Roof?

When the sun beats down on your roof, a lot of heat is transferred to your home. This could be quite costly for you since you will need to spend more money on cooling it down again. On top of that, the sun also damages most roofing materials, which shortens the...

Getting Invaded By Birds

Is there such a thing as pest birds? While some bird lovers might think that this is impossible, there are many homeowners out there that feel differently. It might be nice watching birds in your backyard, but their droppings can do a lot of damage to your home and...

A Chemical In Your Home

Do you know what formaldehyde has been used for throughout history? It has been added to insulation, it is used in pressed wood and fabrics, in glue and other adhesives. It is a fairly useful chemical, but it turns out that it is not good for human health. It can...

Summertime Plumbertime

This year, summer is probably going to be different than usual for you and your family. Vacations and other types of travel might have been canceled for you. That also means that your plumbing system is experiencing a lot more use than usual. Your water heater might...

A Safe Distance

While there still are some different theories on how the coronavirus can spread, a lot of early indications showed that one of the main ways it spread was by traveling from one person to the next no particles that were ejected when talking, laughing, coughing or...

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