Homeowner Tips


Bathroom mold, what should I do?

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Jun 2016

Bathroom mold, what should I do?

Everyone has had the unpleasant experience of seeing mold and mildew build up in the bathroom. The most common areas being the tiles in the shower, the ceiling and the creases of the tub.   In most cases a little bit of scrubbing with common household cleaners will do the trick and get rid of it. Unfortunately, after a few weeks it usually comes back. So,...

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5 ways to improve the air quality in your home

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Jan 2016

5 ways to improve the air quality in your home

As the cold weather sets in we find ourselves spending more time locked indoors watching the snowfall from the warmth and comfort of our homes. It’s cozy, it’s warm but do you ever wonder about the quality of the air in your home? There are many things that can affect the air quality in your home such as the number of people in your home,...

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Preparing for Winter

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Dec 2015

Preparing for Winter

It’s not uncommon during the colder winter months to be met with unexpected surprises such as a burst pipe or excess condensation inside your home. Luckily the weather is still relatively warm but eventually that will change. As the temperature drops and we all get ready for a real blast of winter it’s a good time to remember to take precautions to make sure we...

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What’s in a roofing system?

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May 2015

What’s in a roofing system?

Planning on fixing or replacing your roof this summer? For most people, your home is the largest investment you can make and protecting that investment is paramount.   With spring here and summer around the corner it’s also that time of year that many of us are planning some large home improvements such as fixing or replacing our roofs. Unfortunately, for the average person, when we...

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Melting Snow and Mold

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Mar 2015

Melting Snow and Mold

Spring is officially here and the snow is melting.  This is great news for most but for some, the melting snow may present new problems for homeowners. Homeowners should be extra diligent at this time of year paying particular attention to water intrusion in basements, roofs and other area’s where excessive ice damming or snow build up occurred during the winter months.  Minor foundation cracks...

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Ice Damming

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Feb 2015

Ice Damming

Have you noticed icicles hanging from your eaves troughs, roof or window sil?  While you may think they are pretty to look at, they are definately not something you want to see on your home.  Ice Damming is a sign of poor drainage, significant heat loss or other underlying issues with your roofing systems.  If not addressed these issues can become costly for a home...

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