Child Saftey Around the House

Child Saftey Around the House

Millions of children are injured every year by hazards in the home. Many could have been prevented using simple child safety devices. These are not meant to be a substitute for adult supervision, but when used correctly they can help prevent accidents and injuries to...
Ice Dams

Ice Dams

Ice Dams: Identification, Prevention, Removal An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow from draining. As water backs up behind the dam, it can leak through the roof and cause damage to walls, ceilings, insulation and...

Emergency Preparedness

by Nick Gromicko and Kate Tarasenko Whether you’re facing rising floodwaters or a wildfire that’s too close for comfort, many homeowners confront seasonal threats to their safety that force them to flee their properties, at least temporarily.  In the last three...
Homeowner Enemy #1: Moisture

Homeowner Enemy #1: Moisture

When was the last time you checked your attic space for leaks that haven’t appeared in your living space yet? Moisture intrusion can be the cause of building defects and health ailments for the building’s occupants. Do you know what the common moisture-related...