Keeping The Woodpeckers Away

Woodpeckers are strange animals. They peck at trees with such force that, should a human try to do the same, they would crush their skull. Their main purpose for pecking is to find food, but they also do it to attract mates. As a homeowner, you do not want them to...

The Air That You Breathe – Inside Your Home

The air in your home will have a huge impact on the way you feel. If you are indoors a lot, you will notice this very quickly. Poor air quality will lead to problems such as headaches, difficulty concentrating, tiredness, allergies and similar issues. A lot of times,...

An Army At Your Door

Having visitors in your home is usually a pleasant experience, but there are some that you would rather not come calling - bugs. While there are many different types of bugs that bother homeowners, and some that are more damaging than others, ants are one type of...

Green Friends In Your Home

There are many benefits to having some green plants growing in your home. Besides the fact that they look good and create a nice atmosphere, they also do a great job at removing pollutants from the air. There are many harmful chemicals in the air in your home, and...

Getting Up In The Attic

To get access to the attic, many homes will have a staircase leading up there. In other homes, however, another method of access is used to save space called a pull down attic ladder. While these will work well for attic access, they do have some shortcomings that you...

Protection Against Lightning

Having your electronics fried by a lightning strike is one of the most frustrating experiences that you can have, especially since it is pretty likely that your parents told you to unplug electronics in a lightning storm, but you didn’t listen. A lightning strike that...

A Building Material That Kills

Many homeowners have asbestos in their home and aren’t even aware. This is because asbestos was used very extensively for many years before the bad health effects were discovered. Asbestos was used in so many different applications, such as insulation, siding, and...

A Metal Eating Monster

Metals are usually considered to be very strong, but once they have been exposed to air and water, they can turn porous through a process called oxidation, but more commonly referred to as rusting. While you might not think that you have that much metal in your home,...

Rockwool Insulation

Which type of insulation is the best? There are many factors that play a role, and there are many different alternatives. You might have heard of rockwool as a type of insulation. Rockwool is a good type of insulation for many reasons. It is very dense, and on top of...

What Is That Wallpaper Hiding?

Wallpaper might not be as common as it was in days past, but it can still be found in many older homes, as well as, some modern homes where they have tried to achieve a rustic look. Wallpaper does come with some very beautiful patterns, but this is only the case if it...

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