Conducting Ladder Safety

Over 49,000 injuries from ladder falls are reported every year, so knowing how to use a ladder the right way while doing construction projects or any DIY projects is of the utmost importance. Some safety tips and ladder tips are as follows: Knowing the...

How To Protect Your Baby From Their Crib

There's a new addition to the family... and you want to protect them the best way you can. In order to do this, a necessary check of the crib will make sure your baby remains safe at home. But what are you looking for? Any screws or bolts that may be...

Waterproofing Your Basement

The most common water damage to your basement floors and walls will come from runoff water off your house, then soak into the soil, then into the basement. How can you protect yourself from that? Here are a few fixes in order to keep your basement...

5 Tools Every Home Owner Should Have

Getting ready for some minor DIY projects for your home this month? Well here are 5 essential tools you will need for those projects. One of the number one problems that homeowners have in their bathrooms..... a clogged toilet. So, it would stand to reason...

How To Avoid Being Scammed

Are you planning your years homes maintenance projects? How can you be sure you will not get ripped off by a dishonest tradesman? We have prepared a few things to watch out for to make sure you do not fall victim to a home repair scam.  ...

What Will We Inspect On Your Home Inspection?

This is a question that is most important. As a home buyer, you want to be sure that you will get the most thorough and honest inspection of the home as you can. We know how important it is to not be confronted with any hidden problems after...

Safety Reminders For December

This month is one where many people will be getting together to enjoy some time off. Unfortunately this can also mean that there are increased risks of accidents within the home. What are some things you can do to ensure you stay safe? Here are...

Retrofitting a historical building successfully

As we discussed in our previous blog, living in a historic home doesn't automatically mean its not energy efficient. We may find, however, that we want to improve the homes energy costs. How can we do this successfully, while maintaining the...

Can Historic Homes Be Energy Efficient?

In the construction of new homes, building for optimum energy efficiency is often a high priority. What about those of us who live in a older historic home? These homes were built before any of the more modern energy saving innovations. Is...