So, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and do some planting around the house. You may be wondering to yourself how close you can plant to your house? Is there an optimal distance that benefits both your house and your plants? Planning and understanding the proper spacing keeps your home and garden in your best interest! If you don’t...

If you are a homeowner, you take extra care to maintain the area in which you live. That includes your roof. During rainy seasons or if the environment allows for it, you may wonder about moss taking root on your roof. You may ask yourself, “is moss bad for my roof? Should I worry about moss? Will it damage my...

Luckily, the average homeowner does not interact with a roofing company on a regular basis. A well-installed and carefully maintained roof usually lasts over 20 years. However, when the time comes for a roofing inspection, we find ourselves completely unfamiliar with the situation!  Do roofers need to come inside? Any professional roofing company with an emphasis on quality services will need...

There is no question that the roof of your home plays a crucial role in protecting both the structural integrity of your house and the safety of your family. Unfortunately, roof damage that goes unnoticed may result in expensive emergency roofing repairs. Keeping an eye on the condition of your roof is the best way to catch minor damage before...

The allure of ending a summer evening on a private, rooftop deck is enough to motivate any homeowner to consider this addition to their home. However, adding a roof to your deck is a much more complex situation that building a patio in your yard. With so many aspects of safety to consider, many homeowners are left wondering if their...

As a homeowner, it is important to make sure that your home is properly ventilated. Poor air circulation throughout your home could result in the formation of mold and mildew. One of the most important ways to ventilate your home is by using the proper type of roof vent. Does my roof need a ridge vent? A roof ridge vent is...

There is nothing quite as annoying as a smell that just won’t leave. Whether it’s in your carpet, your wood floors, or your cabinets, that ever-present stench is just about enough to make you go crazy! Especially when it’s in your kitchen cabinets, an unpleasant odor can become overpowering.  Why do my cabinets stink? There are a few things that could...

Whether you are looking to purchase a new piece of furniture from an estate sale or simply seeking to learn more about the furniture you own, identifying the differences between real and artificial wood can present quite a challenge! With improvements being made to artificial wood furniture, you must use a keen eye to spot the differences between these very...