Deck and patio awnings are a wonderful way to add comfortable outdoor living space to your home. Unfortunately, these awnings can have some problems. Here, you will learn how to fix some of the most common issues experienced by other awning owners. The Awning Won't Open the Whole Way If your awning just will not open as far as it should, the limit control may not be set properly. If this is the case, the fix is pretty easy. [Read More]
How Can I Deal With Mold In My Home?
Mold is a tiny little bacterial pest in the home that can create significantly negative effects. Aside from becoming an eyesore that also creates an odorous mildew smell, mold is known to create adverse reactions in a person's nasal passages, throat lining, and sinuses and will trigger asthma or allergy symptoms. Further, research from the Environmental Protection Agency suggest that of the approximately 22 million cases of asthma in the United States, nearly 5 million of those are the result of mold exposure. [Read More]
Choosing The Water Treatment System That Is Right For Your Home
Today's market offers so many different types of water treatment systems that many homeowners find themselves struggling to determine which of these systems is best suited to their needs. To complicate matters further, many of these systems come with complex names such as reverse osmosis and loose granular activated carbon filters. If you are like many homeowners, these complex terms will only result in more questions rather than providing any of the answers you need. [Read More]
Stay Dry And Protect Your Foundations - Tips For Crawl Space Waterproofing
Owning your own home can be one of the most exciting and satisfying parts of anyone's life, but it is not without its challenges. Home ownership can require you to build a baseline of knowledge in a wide variety of maintenance issues, and the challenge of maintaining your home is among the most important. If your home has a crawl space and you use it for storage, for running wires, or just for ventilation, it's important to keep that space dry. [Read More]