Category: home improvement

Reduce the Risk of Mold Infestations with Help from a Plumbing Professional

Failure to detect leaking pipes, fixtures and other plumbing issues which may result in water damage within the home could prove to be a far more serious and costly misstep than many homeowners may have imagined. The costs needed to repair or replace damaged materials is often far higher than the expense needed to arrange a comprehensive home and plumbing assessment or inspection. Lacking insight or awareness into the current state of a plumbing system or failing to take prompt action at the first sign of an issue may lead to more serious problems in the days ahead.

The True Cost of Water Damage

Water damage caused by leaking pipes or faulty fixtures may have long-term consequences that can place considerable strain on household finances. Dealing with molds, mildew and other types of infestations can compound cleanup and repair costs and homes that have suffered from extensive damage may suffer …

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Tips for Staying Cool During Summer Time Home Improvement

Doing work on your home during the summer months can be unavoidable. With the sun setting later, and work days occasionally being shorter, it’s hard not to take advantage of this time by checking some things off your home improvement list. Even further, if you live in a place with cold, wet winters, summer may be the only time you are able to accomplish these projects. The downside to this is the extreme heat we often face during peak hours of the day. If you have ever worked outside on a hot day you know that keeping cool can seem impossible. We might not be able to change the temperature, but we know a few tricks to be more comfortable when working on your home in summer temperatures.

Work Early and Late

In countries where the summer heat is truly unbearable, it is common to take a mid-day siesta. …

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