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Can A Gas Fireplace Cause Carbon Monoxide

Can A Gas Fireplace Cause Carbon Monoxide

As a homeowner, keeping your family safe and your investment protected are key components of home ownership. This can occur in many ways. Most homeowners are very aware of installing a security system or making sure the batteries work in their smoke detectors....
Are GFCI Outlets Required In Finished Basements

Are GFCI Outlets Required In Finished Basements

When it comes to buying a home, it can be stressful during the home inspection. All home buyers want to ensure that all systems of the home are working properly and up to code. As far as electrical requirements for the home, the national electrical commission will...
Is Roofing Felt Waterproof

Is Roofing Felt Waterproof

Have you ever driven by a new home or a home that is getting a new roof installed? While you were driving by the storm clouds opened up and rain just came thrusting down onto these exposed roofs. Immediately you started thinking to yourself, how is that roof not going...
Why Is My Well Water Brown All Of A Sudden

Why Is My Well Water Brown All Of A Sudden

Washing dishes is something that many people don’t enjoy doing. While you are performing this dreaded task, you notice brown water coming out of the faucet. Gross! You wonder what might be causing this as you think your well is pretty clean. Why is my well water...
How Long Do Termites Live

How Long Do Termites Live

Most homeowners have no knowledge of termites in general. Termites can cause some major structural damage to your home. They create colonies that could be very large and very difficult to get rid of. Although there are different types of termites, they can all do...
How Long For Water Heater To Heat Up

How Long For Water Heater To Heat Up

One of the most frustrating issues homeowners can experience is coming home from a rainy day and jumping into a hot shower, only to get cold or lukewarm water. The first place you would want to check is your water heater to determine if the electricity is working or...
How To Dry Out A Crawl Space

How To Dry Out A Crawl Space

When it comes to being a homeowner, there are many projects that one must consider. The best way to keep up with all of your home’s needs is by keeping a maintenance checklist. There are so many systems that require maintenance, it is important not to forget...
Can Humidifiers Cause Mold

Can Humidifiers Cause Mold

Depending on where you live and the type of HVAC system that you have in your home, can often determine if a humidifier is needed. During some parts of the year, you might notice that the air in your home is dryer which can cause some uncomfortable health symptoms....
Should I Buy A House With Powder Post Beetles

Should I Buy A House With Powder Post Beetles

When we are looking at a home, we want to make sure that it is in a good neighborhood, the home is structurally sound and it doesn’t have a pest infestation. However, sometimes we can’t have everything we want and we may have an issue. Just because there...
Can Mold in Basement Affect Upstairs

Can Mold in Basement Affect Upstairs

Mold is something we don’t want to have in our home. Many people are affected by the spores and depending on the ones present, they can cause upper respiratory issues. Mold is found in any part of the house where it is damp. Can mold in basement affect upstairs?...