2017

3 Things That You Should Know About Lead Paint Before Doing Renovations

There are many problems with hazardous materials in older homes that you will have to deal with when doing renovations. You may have to deal with materials like asbestos or lead paint, and even water damage problems that have caused serious mold problems. Testing and removal of lead paint is something that will need to be done before you do major renovations to your home. Here are some of the things that you should know about lead paint before you begin with your renovations: Read More 

Insight To Help You Clean Fabrics And Wood Furniture In Your Home After A House Fire

After your home has had a fire that caused smoke and soot damage, you may try to salvage as many items as you can from your home, including personal possessions, clothing, and furniture. Cleaning the items to remove the greasy soot and its accompanying smell can be quite a task but should be completed properly for the items to be used again. Here are some recommendations to clean items in your home after a fire has occurred: Read More 

Restoring An Old Chimney? 3 Things To Look Into

A wood burning fireplace is something that many homeowners dream of having. The good news is that fireplaces are common in many older and historic homes. The bad news is that much of the time these fireplaces are not in good shape and are unable to be used safely. The chimney in particular can need a lot of attention when bringing it back to functionality. Here are three things homeowners should look into if they are planning on restoring their fireplace and chimney. Read More 

3 Ways To Keep Your Boiler In The Best Possible Condition

One of the most important steps you can take when you have a boiler in your home or facility is to take steps to keep it in the best possible condition, mostly because replacing even some of the smaller boilers on the market can be extremely expensive. Listed below are three ways to keep your boiler in the best possible condition: Keep The Building Warm In The Winter One of the easiest ways to your boiler in great condition is to keep the building warm in the winter. Read More 

Fall Will Be Here Before You Know It: 4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Put Off Waterproofing Your Home

Fall is just around the corner. That means the wet weather will soon be here. Now's the time to get your home prepared for the deluge. Early preparation will help you avoid water problems once the rains do arrive. Waterproofing your home should be the first item on your to-do list. With proper waterproofing, you can avoid some of the hazards that come with seasonal downpours. If you haven't started waterproofing your home, here are four reasons why you shouldn't put it off any longer. Read More