3 Alternatives To In-Floor Heating Systems When Renovating Your Home

If you are going to be doing renovations to your home, a new heating system may be something that is on the list of improvements. In-floor heating systems are an efficient way of using radiant heating, but can be costly to install in existing homes. You also may not want to have the floors in your home removed for these systems. There are other options for similar systems, such as baseboard heating, wall mounted heating mats and sleek radiators. Read More 

Need New Siding? How To Choose Between Aluminum And Vinyl

If you're looking for the most affordable siding options, you'll probably need to choose between aluminum and vinyl. Their prices are comparable. You can buy aluminum siding for about $3-$6 per square foot, and it costs around $2-$7 per square foot for vinyl siding installation. Each material has it's advantages. Here are some things to consider when making your choice. Durability Both types of siding are water resistant and won't be damaged by bugs. Read More 

Why High Pressure Washing Is Bad For Your Roof

Does the roof on your home have a bad stain on it? If you're looking to remove the eyesore from your home, but don't want to pay someone who offers residential roofing services to do it for you, you may be able to find the supplies you need at your local home improvement store. But use caution if you want to avoid additional damage to your roof. High pressure washers may sound like just the trick you need to blast away that unwanted moss or gunk, but chances are it will do more harm than good. Read More 

Health Risks Of Exposure To Indoor Mold

Flood water not only compromises the structural integrity of your home, it may also cause serious health issues for you and your family due to mold contamination of walls, ceilings, floors and more. To avoid the risks of exposure to airborne mold spores after a flood, allow a water-damage professional to assess your flooded property and begin remediation as soon as possible. Otherwise, anyone living in the home could suffer the health consequences listed in the following guide. Read More 

Four Tips To Protect Your Garage Door Against Burglary

Between your car, tools, and any other items you have in storage, your garage houses a jackpot for burglars. Your garage door is the point of entry to your valuables, and is a naturally vulnerable part of your home; you can't afford to take door security lightly. There are many ways to reduce risk and bolster the effectiveness of your garage door in protecting your home, possessions, and family. Here are four simple tips that can go a long way. Read More