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How to Make your Home Burglar Resistant

Some interesting statistics concerning break-ins in the United States: In 2005, law enforcement agencies reported more than 2 million burglary offenses. According to a survey, burglars enter homes through the following locations: 81% enter through the first floor; 34% of burglars enter through the front door; 23% enter through a first-floor window; 22% enter through the back […]

15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

The following items are essential tools, but this list is by no means exhaustive. Feel free to ask us during your inspection about other helpful tools.   1.  Plunger A clogged sink or toilet is one of the most inconvenient household problems that you will face. With a plunger on hand, however, you can usually remedy these […]

Keep Your Home Cool

Here are some tips for keeping your air conditioner efficient and operating properly. Maintain your air conditioner It’s easy to take your air conditioner for granted… until it stops working on a miserably hot day. If possible, have an air conditioning contractor inspect your unit before you start using it each summer. Regular maintenance will […]

Mold In your Home

How do molds grow in my home? Once mold spores settle in your home, they need moisture to begin growing and digesting whatever they are growing on. There are molds that can grow on wood, ceiling tiles, wallpaper, paints, carpet, sheet rock, and insulation. When excess moisture or water builds up in your home from […]