Lead Paint: What Should You Do Before You Move Into An Old House?

If your family purchased a home constructed in the 60s or 70s, you might be eager to move into the house right away. But before you move into the home, have it tested for lead paint first. Lead paint could still cover the home's walls and ceilings. Learn more about lead-based paint and why it's important to test your home for it now. Why Should You Be Aware of Lead? Read More 

Signs You Might Need To Add Attic Ventilation And How It’s Done

Proper attic ventilation is important for the longevity of your roof. When you think of your attic, your main concern may be with insulation to seal the space from outside temperatures, but you don't want to overlook the need for air circulation. If you install insulation yourself, you might inadvertently decrease the amount of ventilation in your attic and cause problems. Here's what can happen if your attic isn't ventilated and how the situation can be fixed. Read More 

Fiberglass Boat Oxidation 101: An Introduction

As a boat owner, one hazard you need to be attentive to is that of oxidation on your boat. In order to recognize and deal with it, you need to not only understand what it is, but also how to prevent and eliminate it from your boat. Here are a few of the things that you need to know to help protect your boat. What Is Oxidation? Oxidation is a deterioration process that affects the surface of every fiberglass boat. Read More 

How A Sump Pump And Drains Keep Your Basement Dry

Living in a home with a basement that's often wet and damp is frustrating and it can cause you to become unhappy with your home. A damp basement often causes a home to have a musty odor that you can't get rid of. Plus, you can't utilize the space for storage or as a place to work on your hobbies because the dampness can ruin your things. One possible solution to the problem is to have a sump pump installed. Read More 

Considering A Tankless Water Heater? 2 Types You Can Choose From And Benefits Of Going Tankless

If your water heater has gone out and it is time to buy a new one, a tankless water heater is a good replacement choice. To help you with your purchase, below are two types of tankless water heaters you can purchase, as well as three benefits of going tankless. Tankless Water Heater Types You will find two types of tankless water heaters: electric and gas. If your home has both electric and gas available, either electric or gas will work well for you. Read More