How To Raise A House

What exactly is house raising? Well to put it simply... it is the process of raising a house off of its foundation. Why do people raise their house off of its foundation in the first place? That will be the topic of discussion today. Imagine for a second that a...

Furniture Tip Overs – Dangers To Your Kids

Within a 17 year period, over 15,000 children under the age of 18 all visited emergency rooms because of furniture related tip over accidents. The problem has been getting worse, with a 40% increase over the years, and the majority of the injuries are from flat screen...

How Is Window Tinting Used In The Home?

We've all heard about window film for our cars - other wise known as window tint. But did you know that there is a tint for your homes windows? What can this film for your homes windows do for you though? Shade your windows, maybe even be energy efficient? Well all...

Reducing The Noise Outside Your Home

Do you live in the part of the city where you are constantly hearing trains, cars, planes go past your house, and it keeps you up all night because of all the noise that they are making? Have no fear, sleepless nights are no more! There are some simple things that you...

Carpet or Wood Flooring – Whats For You?

So what do you think is best for your living room.. carpet flooring or wood flooring? Well in this article, well discuss both the pros and cons of having carpet or wood flooring in your living room. First, you want to see if carpet would be an excellent choice because...

Threats To Young Children – Windows And Stairs

The safety of a young child is number 1 on parents minds. However, some areas in your house may not be as safe as you’d like them to be if you have a child between the ages of two and six. What are some dangers in the house, and what can you do to safeguard your...

Stairs and Windows – Dangers To Your Kids

The safety of a young child is priority number 1 on parents minds. However, locations in your house may not be as safe as you'd like them to be if you have a child between the ages of two and six. What are some dangers in the house, and what can you do to safeguard...

Is Engineered Flooring The Best Option For You?

Engineered wood flooring is now becoming one of the most standard floorings in consumers homes these days. Why is this so, and is it for you? Well for starters, any type of engineered wood flooring is any type of wood flooring that is not solid wood. For instance,...

How To Reduce Heat Loss From Windows And Doors

Over 33% of a home's heat is lost due to poor insulation of the doors and windows. How can you protect your home from so much heat loss? If you discover cracks or gaps along your window sill or by your door, the cheapest way and simplest way to fix this...

Annual Maintenance Inspections

When it comes to our homes, one thing that most homeowners neglect is an annual maintenance inspection. We get our cars inspected every year, we go to the doctor for a checkup, but when was the last time you had your home inspected. An annual...