Home Maintenance

Web-based Software Enables Technicians to Improve Water Damage Mitigation

Water damage can strike any geographical location and every elevation. From natural events like storms to structural failures afflicting waste lines, causes vary widely and each event presents different challenges. A home may experience a broken supply line in the basement that the homeowner quickly[...]

Is Your Home Electrical Wiring Up to Code?

Between lights, charging electronics, and running modern appliances, electricity provides us with the ability to smoothly run our everyday lives. It can also, however, lead to issues like fires and electrocution. For this reason, it is important to know if your home electrical wiring is up to code.[...]

Water Damage? Fast Growing Mould Can Quickly Take Hold

Rain, snow, flooding, or appliance leaks, water damage can have multiple causes.  The resulting damage is a problem regardless. If you find water damage in your home, it isn’t just a mess to clean up, but a precursor for other problems, like mould.   You may think that if you find your water[...]

Avoid Wintertime Subterranean Termites

When temperatures drop, most insects power down for the season. Boxelder bugs retreat to snug crevices, honeybees huddle and some populations, like Monarch butterflies, migrate to warmer climes. Hardy termites, however, shrug off the cold, remaining active year-round and enjoying their cellulose[...]

Fireplace Safety Includes Smart Maintenance

The couple basked in warmth from the quietly crackling fireplace. The calm shattered minutes later. Huge flames suddenly stretched toward the flue, smoke poured forth, wood popped explosively and a whooshing sound filled the room. Hurrying outside, the horrified pair saw flames shooting from the[...]