Common Signs Your Home May Have Mold

Mold is one of the biggest hassles that homeowners can face. In addition to the structural damage it can cause, mold can also cause a variety of health issues. Black mold in particular has a reputation for being extremely dangerous to human health. Today we’ll be covering some of the most common signs that you could have mold growing in …

4 Signs it Might be Time for a Roof Replacement

Your roof is your home’s first line of defense against the weather. It’s exposed to the sun each and every day and repels rainwater, dust, debris, and wind. In short, your roof has to weather all kinds of weather, all the time! That kind of hard work takes a toll over time. Yes, you can and should have regular roofing …

Is it Time to Replace Your Siding?

Cracked, peeling, or missing siding is more than just an eyesore — it can also put your home in danger of several kinds of damage. That’s because siding serves an important function in keeping your home safe. It provides a water barrier, preventing water damage and mold growth. Siding also acts as a barrier against opportunistic pests, such as rodents …

How to Clean Rain Gutters

When was the last time you cleaned your rain gutters? This easily overlooked chore should be done at least twice a year. We recommend once in the spring and again in the fall.  If your gutters are allowed to fill up with debris, it can lead to lasting damage to your home. Leaf buildup can cause standing water on your …

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Water Damage Cleanup and Restoration

Determine Water Type  The first step in water damage cleanup is to locate the source of the water. What type of water you’re dealing with will determine how you can tackle the cleanup. There are three main types of water that are common in house floods. The first, clean water, is mostly sanitary. Common sources of clean water flooding are …

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Preventing House Fires: How to Clean Your Dryer Vent

When was the last time you cleaned out your dryer vent? Not just the lint trap, but the vent and the ductwork behind the dryer that direct hot air out of your home. Over time, dust and dryer lint can build up. This is especially true if the lint trap isn’t cleaned after every load or if the lint trap …

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How to Repair Drywall

So, you’re got a hole in your drywall… We’ve all been there! Maybe you knocked a piece of furniture into the wall, or a door was opened too far and too fast. Whatever the reason is, don’t worry. You can repair damaged drywall yourself using a few simple techniques which we’ve outlined below.   Repair Dents in Drywall For small …