4 Tips For Preventing Mold Growth In Pipes & Drains


When it comes to mold, it loves damp and enclosed spaces, and your pipes and drains are a perfect place for mold to thrive. Luckily, there are steps you can take to make sure mold doesn't grow in your pipes and drains.   Clean Your Drains  One of the first things that you can do is clean your drains. It is relatively easy and simple to clean your drains. All you have to do is pour some hot water down your drains to help prevent mold from clinging to the sides of your drains and pipes.

13 November 2019

3 Reasons To Consider Tree Removal For A Foreclosure


If you have recently bought a property, you may be going through the process of getting the house ready to move in with your family. After taking care of the essential things, you can start looking at the nonessential projects to further improve the property. An excellent example is figuring out which trees you should consider removing from the front yard and backyard. To make sure this process goes smoothly, you will need to hire a tree service company like Arborcare Tree Service since professionals can do it efficiently without putting your house, landscape, or family at risk.

27 August 2019

Large Commercial Garage Doors: Issues To Consider


With large commercial garage doors on your company's warehouse, you may be inclined to treat them similarly to your home's garage door. That is, you may simply assume that they will continue functioning without much maintenance or involvement from you. In addition, you may not be at all knowledgeable about ways to enhance your experience and avoid pests with such large bay doors. Consider these door issues and adjust your behavior accordingly.

3 May 2018

Creative Ways To Freshen, Revive & Learn To Love Old Chain Link Fencing


Chain link fencing has been trusted for years as a great way to keep kids and pets confined, protect property and fence off unsafe areas, such as swimming pools. However, even though it still may be functional,  chain link that has been in use for decades can look tired, weather-beaten and just plain boring. If you have chain link fencing at your home and would like to give it a makeover, the following creative ideas can help.

25 September 2015

How To Burglar-Proof Your Business


Locks aren't enough to keep out burglars. You need to add extra security to your business to keep it safe. Burglars know how to pick locks and hack into high quality equipment. People who want to get in bad enough will find a way. Here are some tips for burglar-proofing your business. Install a silent alarm Installing a burglar alarm is an obvious means of protection, but you want to install the right kind.

24 June 2015

5 Facts To Help You Determine If Energy-Efficient Windows Are The Right Option


Energy-efficient windows are a great investment in your home. They allow you to use less energy to successfully heat and cool your home, and they protect your belongings. If you are considering installing energy-efficient windows in your home, check out these five facts to help determine if they are the right choice for your home. They Reduce the Flow of Heat Energy-efficient windows are so efficient because they reduce the flow of heat.

9 June 2015

How To Spot And Eliminate Bacteria In Your Water Heater


One of the biggest threats to the safety of your home's hot water heater is bacteria. Many homeowners are unaware of this significant concern, though you can often spot the early signs of bacterial problems before they become serious health threats. Here are some tips to help you understand what you should look for and how to treat bacteria growth in your water heater. Foul, Sulfuric Odor When your hot water tank starts to develop Divibrio Sulfuricans, it will turn all of the sulfates present in your water into sulfides.

9 March 2015

3 HVAC Repairs That Will Relieve Your Allergies


Your HVAC system has kept your home comfortable throughout the entire year—however, it has also triggered your allergies. These problems are caused by allergens that are caught in your HVAC system. Performing or arranging for these three repairs will allow you to continue using your HVAC system without having to worry about your allergies. Air Filter Replacement When your furnace or air conditioner activates, your blower motor will pull air through your filter.

23 February 2015

How To Choose The Right Water Heater For Your Home


When you are choosing a new water heater, the fuel type is one of the most important things that you will need to consider. The fuel type you choose will have an effect on the initial cost of the heater, its energy efficiency, and the space that is required to install the unit. Here is a comparison of the four most common types of water heaters to help you make an informed decision.

27 January 2015

Improve Your Home's Efficiency By Getting An Energy Audit


As your energy bills continuously creep up over the years, you may decide to make some changes to your home to conserve energy. Getting an energy audit is a great first step to take for this because it will help you determine where your home is losing energy. While it is often through the windows, energy loss can also occur for other reasons. Here are two ways energy audits help homeowners reduce energy costs in their homes.

23 January 2015