Burglaries

Depending on where you live, the risk for burglaries varies, but there is always some risk. Therefore, it is common sense to protect yourself and your home to the best of your ability. Your first line of defense is your front door. It is the most commonly used point...

Tornado Safety

Tornadoes cause billions of dollars in destruction and cost many lives each year. As a homeowner, there are things you can do to be prepared and protect yourself, those you love and your property. Have a planned location where you will take shelter. Your best choice...

Wildfires

In many parts of the country, wildfires pose a major threat to the lives and property of people. During dry weather, there is great risk, and homeowners should do all they can to minimize the risk of their home catching fire. If you have fencing around your home,...

Wood Roofing

Many would agree that a wood roof is one of the nicer looking types of roofing materials. It gives a natural rustic look to your home. Each wood roof will also look different since it depends on the many attributes of the wood used to produce it. What are some of the...

Prevent a Termite Infestation

There are a few things you can do to protect yourself from termite infestation in the first place. Termites are looking for 3 things, and denying access to these as much as possible will help you in keeping them away. These 3 things are wood, moisture and shelter....

Pilot Lights

Many older gas-powered appliances have something called a pilot light. A pilot light consists of a small flame that is burning constantly for ignition. The gas pipe is releasing a small amount of gas to feed the flame and keep it burning. This is a somewhat antiquated...