Manufactured Home or Modular Home?

We have all likely heard the terms manufactured and modular used in conjunction with a house, but sometimes the terms ‘modular’ and ‘manufactured’ are used interchangeably when it doesn’t really make sense.  Of course, some modular homes are manufactured and this...

Bed Bugs….. An Unhappy Reality

In recent years Bed Bugs, have become an epidemic. They're hard to see, love to travel, and not so easy to eliminate, so what do we know about these pesky invaders, and what can we do about them? Although bed bugs are found in mattresses, they are by no means limited...

Ways To Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide is a silent killer as it has no odor and cannot be seen, and so attacks without warning.  Many instances of Carbon Monoxide poisoning occur in the home, this is largely due to faulty, fuel-burning appliances found in the home. What are some ways that...

Is my Bathroom properly ventilated?

Bathrooms are a very important room in the house, most of us like to spend a good amount of time there, so its wise to have a check of the ventilation system to make sure that it's functioning properly, thus improving your bathroom experience. If you're not sure if...

Do you have bats in your home?

No one enjoys the thought of these little creatures living in our attics, however since bats can be found in most inhabited places all over the world, we have to expect that we will encounter them at some point, even in our area.  With that in mind, what are...

Could my carpet have mold?

Mold is a most undesirable thing to deal with in a home. It can cause upper respiratory problems, as well as other health conditions such as skin problems, so naturally, we want to do our best to prevent its growth.One area where mold can grow is in the carpet. Here...

Air Quality

More and more people nowadays are being affected by pollutants in the air. These can cause many different allergies and respiratory ailments. It’s important then, to analyze how good the air quality is in our home, especially as it’s the place we spend most of...

Keeping Wildlife Out

Our yards and gardens are a source of pride and joy for many of us. It can be very frustrating, then, if after spending a long time making this area our own little paradise, it gets attacked by some type of wildlife. While we enjoy all kinds of wildlife normally, it...

When It’s Time To Worry About Lead In The Home

Are you concerned about the presence of lead in your home? If your home is older that 40 years, then you may have some cause for concern. In more recent years, the bad effects of lead being used in a home’s construction have come to light, with those most at risk...

Laminate Flooring

Are you looking for a type of flooring that is environmentally friendly? Many are these days since concern for our natural resources is on the rise. Laminate flooring is made from recycled materials, and it is also resistant to damage, so it is a good investment that...

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