Selling a Home

Selling a home can be stressful. Uncertainty rules the day. How long will it take to sell? Will the buyer’s home inspection find something unknown or hidden? Will the house sell close to the listed price? No one can predict the final outcome of a home sale, but there...

Seller Inspections

Having a home inspected prior to listing is beneficial to the buyer also. When a buyer is told upfront of a problem or defect that needs to be repaired they are less upset than if their own inspector finds it. This is especially true if a problem has not been...

2 Safety Factors For Your Home

(1) Do you have a Carbon Monoxide Detector? Carbon Monoxide kills silently and sneakily. It is a colorless, odorless gas that is a byproduct of fossil fuels burning. It can be generated by wood stoves, fireplaces, appliances that use natural gas, propane, or oil such...

Selling A Home In A Crisis

The housing market is always a fickle thing, and in times of crisis, such as we are experiencing now, it is more evident than ever. If you are in the process of selling your home, you might wonder if it will even be possible, much less if you will get the money for...

Minimize Tip-Over Hazards

Many cases of injuries to children from furniture tipping over are reported each year, and unfortunately, some of those are fatal. While many safety standards are put into practice by furniture companies, if not used correctly in the home, these standards will not...

Under Pressure

When it comes to water pressure, you will have problems whether it is too low or too high. Of course, it’s easier to notice when your pressure is low, especially if it takes a long time to fill up a glass of water or if your shower has no power. In reality, however,...

Should static electricity cause you concern?

How many of us know that feeling of a static electricity shock? Although its annoying, we don’t usually worry too much about it. Are there any situations though, when static electricity could be more than just a nuisance? Static shocks themselves are not usually very...

PPE For The Current Situation

In the past, we’ve spoken about PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) when it comes to protecting yourself from chemicals, power-tools, and falls, but in the current COVID-19 pandemic, the sole focus on PPE has been how it protects you and those you love from the virus....

Cleaning Your Home Well

Home cleaning is never much fun, but during the current crisis, many homeowners are finding themselves being much more diligent than ever in cleaning their homes. It is important to focus on commonly touched surfaces since these are the most likely spots where...

Safe Room

For many of us, a safe room might seem like an extreme measure, but in reality, the way crime rates are rising, you might have started to show interest in having one installed in your home. Safe rooms are made to withstand attacks by intruders, and can be sturdy...

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