Top 10 Fire Prevention Tips For Your Home

A house fire is something that we all hope we never have to experience. Thousands of people die each year and many more are injured due to house fires. However, the sad reality is that most of these house fires could have been prevented. Below are 10 safety tips to...

What to do with Bathtubs that Won’t Drain

As one of the most used plumbing fixtures in the home, a bathtub that won’t drain can be a very frustrating experience. Common causes of a clogged bathtub drain are hair, soapy sediment, and cleaning products that accumulate in the drain. A clogged bathtub drain...

ASPHALT SHINGLE “BURN OUT”

ACCELERATED ASPHALT SHINGLE “BURN OUT” LEADS TO LEAKAGE ON ROOF RIDGES Have you ever wondered why hip and ridge asphalt shingles burnout faster along the ridge of the roof than shingles made from the same material on the rest of the roof? The explanation...

Landscaping Basics

Landscaping: Landscape Plan Landscaping is a lot of work and can cost a lot of money. For these reasons, most do-it-yourselfers go with a 3 to 5 year landscape plan. That way the work and cost can be spread out over a few years.A good plan is essential in landscaping....

How To Cure a Wet Basement

Problems with water in your basement can often be corrected by controlling water above ground, according to a North Dakota State University engineer. “Correcting those above-ground problems may prevent structural damage to your home as well as dry up those...