How to Prepare Your Fireplace for Use

How to Prepare Your Fireplace for Use

Using your fireplace is an efficient and cozy way to warm your home during winter. Before you build the first fire of the season, there are several steps to take to keep your home safe. Prepare your fireplace for use with these tips. Hire a Chimney Sweep to Prepare...
Is That Termite Damage?

Is That Termite Damage?

Inspectors have to determine the cause of damaged wood they find on the exterior, basement, or interior of a house. If the damage is caused by wood destroying insects, then treatment may be necessary, if the damage is caused by wood rot of one variety or another then...
4 Ways to Save Energy at Home

4 Ways to Save Energy at Home

Whether you want lower utility bills or are concerned about the environment, you’ll benefit from reducing your energy consumption. Save money, protect the environment, and still live a comfortable lifestyle while using these tips to save energy at home. Unplug...
Components and Functions of Water Wells

Components and Functions of Water Wells

Private water wells are often used in rural areas where towns are not connected to a public water line. When longtime city dwellers think of a well, they may think of the old-fashioned hand-crank wells seen in movies and TV shows, but modern wells are much more...