Home Care: 3 Ways To Prevent Water Damage In Your Home

The best way to take care of your home is to keep up with regular maintenance. One of the things you should protect your house from is water damage, which could be quite costly. Talking to your water damage specialist for tips is a good idea, along with an occasional inspection. But there are other things that you can do. The following is a simple guide that will show you 3 ways to prevent water damage from affecting your house. Read More 

Protecting Your Electrical Equipment After A Fire

One of the most devastating things about a home fire is the fact that damage isn't always evident. Some homeowners experience what seems to be a small fire and assume there is only minimal damage, only to discover that the level of damage is far greater than anticipated. This statement is often true when it comes to electronics. If the actual flames don't damage these devices, the smoke can definitely wreak havoc. Read More 

Patch A Kitchen Window’s Torn Screen And Paint Its Wooden Frame

Repair a window in your home's kitchen that has a torn screen and old, wooden frame by patching the screen and adding paint and wood sealer to the frame with the following steps. The simple repairs will prevent insects from entering your home when you open the window and will provide the frame with a newer appearance.  Materials ruler wire cloth scissors safety pins sewing thread sewing needle soapy water sponge towel sand paper hand sander tack cloth painter's tape interior paint tray paintbrushes (different sizes) wood sealer ​Remove The Screen And Patch The Torn Area Read More 

Mold Removal Tips

There are many causes of mold growth in the home. Floods, burst pipes, and high humidity can cause mold. It's important that you remove mold from your home as soon as possible before it causes structural issues or even health problems. Here are tips on mold removal: 1. Identify mold The first step in removing mold is to identify it. Often, mold is obvious and is easily distinguishable due to the appearance of green or brown patches. Read More 

Three Ways To Prevent Burst Pipes When You Travel In The Winter

Returning home from a trip to find that a pipe has burst and flooded their home is many homeowners' worst nightmare. Unfortunately, this scenario is not uncommon in the winter months when people travel to visit family and friends for the holidays and when the freezing temperatures make frozen and burst pipes a real possibility. If you're planning on traveling during the frigid winter months, follow these tips to ensure you don't come home to a disastrous burst pipe. Read More