The Truth About Your Roof's Life Expectancy

The Truth About Your Roof’s Life Expectancy

Nothing in this world truly lasts forever, not even your roof! While this may not come as a surprise, it is important you are aware of how long your home’s roof is expected to last. Although the average life expectancy of a roof is between 20 and 25 years, there are several factors that affect…

Homemade Drain Cleaner

Homemade Drain Cleaner

Just by nature of their use, a sink drain can become fully or partially clogged, creating a frustrating nuisance. Before you call the plumber, give this homemade drain cleaner a try. It’s simple, the ingredients are on hand and it’s pocketbook–friendly. Begin by pouring boiling water into the drain and follow immediately with a half…

Nipping Tiny Roof Holes in the Bud with Flashing

Nipping Tiny Roof Holes in the Bud with Flashing

One sneaky problem in your shingles that could be causing leaks is a tiny hole. Here are some of the problems this can cause over time. Rotten Wood The constant dampness on wood can cause it to rot. This could lead to structural damage over time, depending on the location of the dampened wood. Development…

Backup Generators Provide Peace of Mind

Backup Generators Provide Peace of Mind

So much of your daily routine requires electricity, from cooking breakfast to watching your favorite television show after dinner. Having a backup generator ensures that your daily life is minimally impacted by blackouts and outages caused by storms and natural disasters. Generators offer peace of mind and remove stress and anxiety during an outage. They…

Backup Generators Provide Peace of Mind

Backup Generators Provide Peace of Mind

So much of your daily routine requires electricity, from cooking breakfast to watching your favorite television show after dinner. Having a backup generator ensures that your daily life is minimally impacted by blackouts and outages caused by storms and natural disasters. Generators offer peace of mind and remove stress and anxiety during an outage. They…

Smart Home Maintenance Dos and Don'ts

Smart Home Maintenance: Dos and Don’ts

Home maintenance doesn’t have to be expensive, and when you put these home maintenance tips to use, it won’t be. One simple yet crucial chore you should tackle this weekend involves extending your downspouts, so they direct water away from the base of your home and not to it. If you want to maximize the…

Water Draining From Gutter

Direct Water Away From Your Home

Home maintenance doesn’t have to be expensive, and when you put these home maintenance tips to use, it won’t be. One simple yet crucial chore you should tackle this weekend involves extending your downspouts, so they direct water away from the base of your home and not to it. Factory downspouts end at the foundation…

Effortless Tips for Ensuring Bathroom Warmth

There is nothing quite like taking a hot shower on a cold day. If you live in a cooler climate, however, you might want to make a few adjustments to your home electrical and lighting plan to ensure your bathroom stays warm once you turn off the hot water. First, consider whether you would like…

Identifying Signs of a Roof Leak Like a Pro

Identifying Signs of a Roof Leak Like a Pro

The source of a leak can be hard to find. However, it’s not impossible. With a little knowledge and a lot of determination, you can get the job done. Here are some of the places you should start your hunt. Trust Gravity When it comes to finding leaks, gravity is your friend. Thanks to gravity,…