Providing Power to my House With a Portable Generator A portable generator is a great way to power your home when the main power grid goes down due to various reasons. It provides convenient power for essential needs such as lighting, fridge, and other home appliances that do not use too much power. During a recent ice storm we were able...

Why Would My Roof Need Soffit Vents? I recently completed some routine maintenance on my home and began to wonder if my roof needed soffit vents. So, I did some research on soffit vents and other types of attic ventilation, and here is what I found. So, does my roof need soffit vents? A roof may need soffit vents if there is...

Best Ways to Eliminate Bugs in Attics I recently purchased my new home in 2020, and I have to say that owning rather than renting has felt great. It's wonderful to be able to do whatever I want to the home without the repercussions of a landlord or management company. And what a relief not to be throwing money away essentially...

What You Should Know About Metal Roofs Your roof is your home's primary defense against many harmful things. Pesky animals, inclement weather, and debris from trees are just a few of the annoyances that roofs protect you from. When looking to get a new roof, most people just replace the roof they have with more of the same. Have you ever wondered...

Your beautifully crafted homes are your safe space, but the occurrence of pests can disrupt your comfort and cause sleepless nights. Some of these commonly occurring insects and house bugs like termites, cockroaches, and carpenter ants can cause major issues. The presence of pests in your living space can be harmful to the property and life-threatening to the residents. Over...

When to Call a Disaster Restoration Company  Disasters, be it flood, fire, or earthquakes, often strike when least expected. If your property falls casualty, you should consult the services of professionals. Dealing with the aftermath of a disaster can be overwhelming, especially with the anxiousness that comes with this experience. While it is tempting to switch into damage control mode and...

Using a Dehumidifier in a Finished Basement As someone who has lived in the southern part of the United States for over twenty years, I have experience with intense humidity, and thus, dehumidifiers. Dehumidifiers, easily confused with their cousin, the humidifier, function as you might expect from the name. Unlike a humidifier which adds moisture to a dry room, dehumidifiers rhythmically...

Termite Removal Process: Complete Guide Finding termites in your home can be scary and beginning the process of eliminating the pests can lead to frustration and confusion. So, I did some research to find out more about termites and the process of removing them from the home. So, how are termites removed? Common termite removal and extermination processes are centered around chemical...

Using a Dehumidifier in a Crawl Space Most likely, you don’t spend an excessive amount of time in your crawl space. So you probably don’t know how much moisture is beneath your home. But this could be bad for your home and cause significant structural problems. There are many issues with a damp crawl space, but what can you do to...