This Old House has an incredibly disturbing, yet incredibly interesting series on their website titled “Home Inspection Nightmares“. It’s basically just a compilation of some of the worst home inspections and their findings, ranging from major mold issues to items such as zip ties and basketballs being used as stand-in hardware tools. There were leaks and leaky pipes (that’s a high water bill), hedges like this one that is overgrown and growing into crevices like chimneys, surprise and not welcome Read More
If you came home from work today to find your front door kicked in and almost all of your most valuable possessions missing, would you be prepared? According to the following infographic below, something like this happens to many people every single day. It’s sad, but it’s true. U.S. home invasion statistics who us that there are more than 28,000 property crimes per day. One of our five homes will experience a break in. This is not funny and we Read More
Last week we posted a blog with tips on how to make your home more safe and more burglar proof, but almost all of the tips pertained to when you are actually at home. What tips will help you prevent burglary while you are on vacation and not at home at all. Read More
LEDs, compact fluorescent, halogen, incandescent bulbs… Who knew that light bulbs could be so complicated? The truth is, they really are a lot more complicated than most people would assume. But light bulbs can help in managing your home’s energy consumption. The infographic below details some of the different bulbs and their affect on your home.
The truth is, light bulbs and the way you choose to light your Read More