Ways Avoid Being Scammed

Are you planning some upcoming home maintenance projects? What are some of the ways you can be sure you will not get ripped off by a dishonest tradesman? We have listed some of the things to watch out for to ensure you do not fall prey to a...

Inspecting Apartment Buildings

If you are an apartment building owner, or are thinking about investing in one, you may be wondering how you go about getting it inspected. What would that mean for the current tenants? How thorough would it be? This video provides valuable...

Electrical Safety And Your Home

At a time of year when its very likely you will use a lot of electrical appliances, we thought it would be appropriate to give you a few reminders on being safety conscious around such items. Here are a few suggestions: One issue that can arise is overloading of...

What Can You Expect To Pay For Your Home Inspection?

Are you thinking about getting a home inspection done?  A home inspection done by a certified InterNACHI Home Inspector is one of the most important steps you can take.  Its so important to get it done right the first time. You may have many questions regarding it,...

Environment conscious toilets

As we have certainly seen in our last article, the household toilet is an indispensable part of life. What would we do without it? We also highlighted the issue of how much water an average flush uses, which is more than we were probably aware. The question might be...

Keeping a Toilet Properly Maintained

Did you know that the average person uses the toilet about 2,500 times a year? That's a lot! It is very easy to take it for granted seeing that mostly everyone has at least one bathroom in their home. It would be very inconvenient then, if our toilet was not in good...

Simple ways to use less energy in the home

A lot of people don't realize how easy it can be to use less energy in the home. With just a few simple adjustments you can save a lot of money. Here are a few simple ways this can be done: Instead of using an air conditioner, which uses a lot of energy, try...

Is my Bathroom properly ventilated?

Bathrooms are a very important room in the house, most of us like to spend a good amount of time there, so its wise to have a check of the ventilation system to make sure that its functioning properly, thus improving your bathroom experience. If your not sure if your...