An Inspector On The Cheap?

When you buy something, do you always take the price into consideration? Most of us probably do, and it is a wise way to go about shopping, but it could hurt you in certain situations. For example, when you are looking for a dentist, would you just go with the...

A Silent Killer In Your Basement

Have you been told that you have Radon gas in your home but not feeling too concerned about it? That has been the reaction of many homeowners, but sometimes this might be because of a lack of information. In reality, having Radon gas leaking into your home is a...

Don’t Get Burned!

Hot, scalding water coming out of your faucet could prove to be pretty dangerous. Water that is at 160 degrees could scald human skin in a matter of minutes, and that is a temperature that your water heater is fully capable of dispensing. This is why anti-scald valves...

Can’t Touch This!

Something that you won’t see very often in homes but very often in businesses is a touchless fixture. Maybe you have been frustrated trying to use a faucet in the bathroom of a business because it wasn’t working right, but did you know that there are a few advantages...

Water Pressure That Is Just Right

When you open a faucet in your home, water is pushed out by the pressure in the pipe. How fast the water comes out depends on how high that pressure is. Normal pressure is around 50 pounds per square inch or psi, but you will usually find quite a bit of variance in...

A Hose To Fear

Do you know what the most common reasons for basement flooding are? You might guess poor drainage or a leaking pipe, and those are common, but did you also consider washer hoses? These might seem sturdy, but you will find that the hose that is delivered with a new...

How Your Windows Can Save You Money

You would probably appreciate an opportunity to save some money on your energy bill, so have you ever heard of Low-E windows? As with many energy-saving initiatives, this is something that will require an up-front investment for a homeowner, and there are certain...

Safely Using Power Strips

When you have a shortage of places to connect all your electronics, you probably realize that older homes weren’t built for our modern time. Some of us have more things connected next to our bed than people a few decades had in several rooms. Of course, the solution...

A Money-saving Wall

Do you like having the elements work for you? As a homeowner, you might be concerned with the cost of keeping your home a comfortable temperature, and a Trombe wall might be just the solution you need. There are some areas of the country where the temperatures change...

Elderly Care In Your Home

Caring for elderly parents in your own home can be quite taxing, but many choose to do it to make sure that their parents have the best care possible. To keep your parents safe though, it might be necessary to make some changes to your home. If your parents are...

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