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Basements

April showers won't just bring May flowers, but leaking wet basements too if homeowners don't maintain good outside drainage conditions. Wet basements are one of life's biggest headaches, yet waterproofing is generally easy to accomplish.

When basements leak, people panic. The trouble,...

Roof and Gutters
Hearing you have a faulty roof over your head can indeed be a big worry. But beware of the source of the roof repair advice. High-pressure, high-panic pitches that evolve from unsolicited calls or scheduled visits by service people all have the same target: your wallet.  In particular, watch...
Gutters

Does Leaf Filter gutter guard work?  Perhaps, but I will never recommend you buy it.  Here’s why.  To me the measure of a good product lies both in its quality and its credibility.  Leaf Filter seems to be a well-made and functional product, but if you want to buy it, get ready to be...

Home Safety

As the weather warms and you venture outside to enjoy the sunshine, termites are doing the same. They’ve spent the cold months nesting deep in the soil around your house, and when the ground thaws, they break out and begin to swarm. Once that happens, you’ll be left with no doubt that they...

Garage Doors

Home Sweet Home can harbor many dangers that are easy to put off fixing or overlook altogether. Take time to secure your home inside and out to prevent the following top home danger zones from impacting your family’s safety and security.

Insufficient fire protection: Buying a bunch of smoke...

Appliances
Each year, water leaks cause millions of dollars of damage to homes. Most water leaks can be prevented. According to the Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), there are five areas of the home that may lead to leaks need a closer look, and if necessary, simple maintenance to prevent...