Where Does Radon Come From?

Radon is a radioactive gas created when naturally radioactive components of rocks, soil, and groundwater begin to decompose. The radon is released into the air and disperses. When it is released into a home, however, it can accumulate to toxic levels. Sources of Radon Many natural materials emit a small amount of radon. This is…

Ready Your Home for Winter

Colder days are on their way! This means more time to spend around family, snuggled in next to the fire, and the bright decorations throughout your home. While you prepare for the winter months, why not make sure your house is in shape too? Here is how you can prepare your home with winter home…

Set The Table For fall

Your table is the perfect focal point for seasonal decorating. With a few small changes, you can create a warm ambiance that is perfect for fall weather and festive holidays. Bring the Outdoors In Add a vase full of pinecones, gourds, berries or leaves to your table. Place a small pumpkin at each place setting.…

Soak That Siding

Return your home’s exterior to its original fresh and beautiful appearance by giving your siding or brick a good washing. This home maintenance task doesn’t take long, and the results can be amazing. It’s easy to forget how vibrant the original color of your home’s siding is until you blast away any accumulated dirt from…

The Soft Side of Neutrals

Styles may change, but one of the constants on which you can depend is that the color of your walls should make you feel at home. Today’s top design trends focus on new ways to do neutrals. Cozy Welcome Your color scheme sets the tone of your home. Soft whites are easy on the eyes…

Winterize Your Home Against Mold

Before winter begins, it’s a good time to get a jump on winterizing your home. The sooner that you winterize, the sooner you can enjoy the season and your home’s warmth. Winterizing prepares you for the cold and wet months. It also protects you against mold growth. Mold grows best in wet climates and your…

The Importance of Radon Re-Entrainment

Radon is something homeowners everywhere need to be aware of. Homeowners should test for radon levels in their home and if levels are elevated, it’s time to mitigate. Homeowners can use radon mitigation to remove the risk associated with the odorless gas. Many radon mitigation systems use venting through the attic. There are undoubted benefits…

What You Need to Know About Mold

You have probably heard that mold can be damaging to your health. But what exactly is mold? And what should you do if you find mold in your home? Mold: The Good and the Bad Mold, which grows in damp environments, is essentially another name for several types of fungus. It is usually fuzzy in…