Beware of Housing Hazards and Deadly Materials

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Beware of Housing Hazards and Deadly Materials

Asbestos HazardWhile the home provides a happy refuge from the elements and outside world, it's important to take into account the oftentimes dangerous materials and hazards used in its construction - mostly after parts of the building have been exposed due to disaster or negligence. These materials can be dangerous to both your health and the environment.

Handling And Identifying

Some hazardous materials may involve federal, state and local laws or regulations. Before handling them in reconstruction, it's important to know which ones are reusable or which materials should be disposed of in ways that [..]Read More

4 Home Maintenance Tips for Your Spring Cleaning

Spring Home MaintenanceSummer is on its way! For those of us who haven’t done our ritual spring cleaning, we’d like to provide you with some key considerations to keep in mind on the home maintenance side of things. By paying attention to these details, you’ll help to boost the longevity of your home, minimize the need for repairs, and lessen your chances of experience severe damage that requires restoration work.

1. Fill Low Areas with Compacted Soil

If you have low areas in your yard or next to the foundation of your home, it can be beneficial to fill them with compacted soil. [..]Read More

Home Maintenance Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Purchasing your first home can be an exciting experience, but it can also be an incredibly daunting one. It comes with a lot of responsibility and is a potential lifetime investment. This means you should properly be prepared, especially when it comes to performing standard home maintenance. If you recently purchased your first home, follow these guidelines to try to prevent any major home accidents from occurring:

  • Ensure water drains are properly installed and functioning. Water drains that are not properly set up can lead to significant water damage within a short period of time. Drain water away from the foundation of your home and ensure that no obstructions prevent your drains from working correctly.

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