Cheap and Durable Roofing

When you step outside and look at the roofs in your neighborhood, what do you see? In most neighborhoods, you will find that the majority of homes have asphalt shingle roofs. The reason for this is a combination of price and durability. For the price, you can’t get a...

Protecting Your Masonry Work

Masonry work can add a lot of character to a home. If the masonry work is exposed to the elements, however, it can get damaged over time. As with a lot of damaging conditions, water is usually involved. As masonry work ages, it will crack, and these cracks will let...

How Trees Help You Keep Cool

There are few things that are more welcome on a hot, blustery day than some shade underneath a tree. Interestingly, you might just think of the shade as the relief provided, but did you know that there is another reason you feel cool underneath a tree? This is because...

Tree Roots in Your Pipes

Do the trees in your front yard all of a sudden seem to flourish and grow faster than ever? While you might think that this is due to your green fingers, it is quite possible that you have a food source for the trees that is constantly supplying them with fertilized...

What Is Hiding In Your Bed?

Does it seem that you hear a lot more about bed bugs than you used to? This is definitely the case. Bed bugs have been making a major comeback after the use of DDT was discontinued. While DDT was the only pesticide that was proven to be effective against bed bugs, it...