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...

Should I install Anti-Scald Valves?

We have all experienced that annoying burst of hot or freezing water in the shower when someone else in the house turns on a faucet or flushes a toilet. While for many of us, it simply requires a quick maneuver out of the way of the flowing water, for others, such as...

Power Strip Safety

So many things in our home nowadays are electric, from kitchen appliances to iPads and phones, everything requires an electrical outlet. In many older homes, there are simply not enough outlets, so a power strip seems the obvious choice to keep up with the demand, but...

Aluminum Wiring….. Know the dangers

If you are thinking of buying an older home, you might want to consider that it could possibly be wired with aluminum wiring. Is this something you should be concerned about? Here are a few factors to consider; Aluminum has been shown to have certain weaknesses which...

Could formaldehyde be found in your home?

The quality of the air we breath in our home is always a concern, as its a place we want to feel relaxed and safe in. Depending on the cause, bad air quality can result in possible heath issues, sometimes serious ones. What  are the risks? One risk is the chemical...