When The Winds are Heavy

When the wind blows, how does your home fare? In some areas where there are large open areas, the wind can pick up quite a bit of speed and make it uncomfortable to be outside in the yard. It could even get so bad that it does damage to your siding and other parts of...

An Important Interruption

How do you feel about interruptions? Interruptions to a conversation, to your train of thought, or to your planned activities can be annoying and frustrating. There is a type of interruption, though, that can not only be beneficial but also lifesaving. That's the...

Facts About Surge Protection

As a homeowner, there are plenty of things you should know about protecting your electronic devices from power surges and spikes. Here are a few of them: Power surges aren't just the result of lightning storms. Even simple things like another high-powered...

Clay Roofing Considerations

In many communities here in Florida, it's not uncommon to see clay tile roofing. Clay roofing has a distinctively southwestern look, which has been a very popular design style through the years. Even beyond its' unique appearance, clay roofing has several other...

Keeping Your Workplace Clean and Maintained

Having a clutter-free place of business can be just as important - or even more important! - than having a clutter-free home. As we talked about in our last post, people form impressions very easily. Nowhere is this more evident than in a commercial environment....

Cleaning Up The Clutter For A Smooth Home Sale

Keeping things neat and clean can be an important way to promote physical and emotional health. In addition, if you're trying to sell your home, presenting it in the best possible light means cleaning up the clutter in and around the property when it's time for...

Can Your Deck Handle The Weight?

If you're looking into buying a home that has a deck, or you're interested in adding a deck onto your home, or even if you've had a deck for a while, it's important to take into consideration its' maximum weight load. This is sometimes overlooked by homeowners, and...

Don’t Forget Your PPE!

Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is not just for construction workers, doctors and nurses, or preventing COVID-19 transmission. There are dozens of different activities that every homeowner does around their house each week that pose significant safety hazards....

What Am I Looking At?

"What am I looking at?" Have you ever heard that question before? Usually, it's preceded by the person seeing complicated or detailed information that doesn't make sense to most people. You might find yourself asking that question after seeing the images from an...