Hazards of Mold

Mold is a common concern for homeowners, as severe cases of mold can cause residents to become ill and can require extensive (not to mention expensive) repairs. Although everyone is not sensitive to mold, it can create a major problem regarding the value of your home....

Firework Safety: Protecting Your Home against Errant Roman Candles

With the Fourth of July quickly approaching, now is a great time to think about fire safety for your home. While accidents, unfortunately, do happen, there are ways that you can protect your property against fire—which will allow you to enjoy Independence Day...

Ladder Safety: What You Need to Know

Cleaning your home’s gutters is an important part of home maintenance; however, it can be a very dangerous task. Each year, hundreds of people fall off of ladders, resulting in injuries and, in some cases, death. You can see, then, why it is so important that...

Wildfire Season: Taking Personal Responsibility for Your Home

Wildfires have already started cropping up across the South and the West, creating extremely dangerous situations for residents of these areas. While no homeowner can control a wildfire, they can take precautions to prevent starting one. Additionally, homeowners can...

Ward Off Wood Rot

There are plenty of ways in which moisture can damage a home—particularly if there aren’t good, clean gutters in place. Of course, not all moisture damage is the result of a faulty gutter system. The truth is that wood rot can happen throughout the home, and its...

What to Do with a Leaky Roof

We’re well past the point of April showers and spring rains, yet as the summer continues—and many areas of the country enjoy unpredictably wet seasons—some homeowners are encountering some rather unexpected surprises. A leaky roof is just about the last thing any...