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Bathroom Remodeling

Frozen pipes can be very damaging to your home, not to mention expensive to remedy.  There are a few things you can do to prevent frozen pipes

On very cold nights open the doors to any under sink cabinets that are located on outside walls (like most kitchen sinks.) This can prevent the...

Interior Remodeling

One of the simplest ways to protect yourself from carbon monoxide poisoning is by purchasing a carbon monoxide detector. Technology has made these devices inexpensive, simple and reliable. 

But very often, serious carbon monoxide injuries or deaths have occurred in homes that already have...

Exterior Remodeling

Sources of carbon monoxide in the home can be significant, and as a professional home inspector who has completed thousands of heating system examinations, it is astounding the number of times I find a problem with carbon monoxide leakage. Severity ranges, but it is not unusual to find life...

Roof and Gutters

by Yuka Kato for Fixr.com

The summer months bring outdoor fun for many families. Unfortunately, they can also lead to some major home repair problems by summer’s end. Sometimes it’s seasonal equipment wearing out and sometimes the end of summer summer weather can become severe. These tips...

Avoiding Home Fires and Carbon Monoxide:  Winter Warnings from Cpsc

As winter weather continues to blanket the nation, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the United States Fire Administration (USFA) are urging consumers to play it safe to avoid home fires.

According to USFA, instances of home fires spike in winter months. Cooking and home...

Forced Air Heat

Want to conserve heat at night but avoid waking up to a cold house in the morning?  Get the best of both worlds by installing a clock thermostat.  Clock thermostats have a set-back feature that can automatically lower your heat at night while you're asleep, and then raise it again in the...