The Advantages of Radiant Heat

How is your home heated? As winter is upon us, you’ve probably fired up your heating system, and in a majority of US homes, this is forced air heating. What that means is that air is heated up and then delivered to the rooms in your home through a system of ducts. The...

The Problem With Mold

Mold spores are found everywhere on earth and are essential to many aspects of our life. However, when mold grows inside of our homes, this can cause serious health problems, such as allergic reactions ranging in severity depending on your sensitivity. Mold spores can...

What Is That Wallpaper Hiding?

Wallpaper is something that you will find in many older homes. Even today, many appreciate the look of wallpaper that is well maintained, but there might be problems hiding behind it. For example, wallpaper might hide cracks or holes behind it, or even worse, there...

Power Your Home With the Sun

How much do you spend on electricity every year? Our society is greatly dependent on electricity, and these days you have many options as to where you get your power. Solar energy technology is constantly improving, and prices are getting lower, to the point where it...

Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac

One experience that you never forget is being exposed to poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac. These 3 plants will give you a serious allergic reaction ranging from a simple rash to serious blisters requiring hospitalization. Exposure is worsened due to the fact...