Pool Alarms – What They Can Mean For You

If you have a pool and young children as well, what is a danger that can fall upon these young ones? Drowning. What can you do to prevent this from happening? Well, in this article we will talk a little bit about a specific device to detect surface waves in your pool,...

Pesky Pests – The Mouse

  The mouse.... one of the most sneaky and pesky rodents to be playing hide and seek in your house. How do you keep these pests at bay? Well here are just a few tips you can do in order to combat these rodents. First, you want to make sure, of course, no...

Windows and Staircases – Dangers For Your Child

The safety of a young child is priority number 1 on parents minds. However, locations in your house may not be as safe as you'd like them to be if you have a child between the ages of two and six. What are some dangers in the house, and what can you do to safeguard...

What Is Engineered Flooring?

Engineered wood flooring is now becoming one of the most common floorings in consumers homes these days. Why is this so, and is it for you? Well for starters, any type of engineered wood flooring is any type of wood flooring that is not solid wood. For...

What Is Defensible Space?

What really is defensible space? Well, it can be defined as an area, or zone, around your house that will better protect you from naturally occurring fires, falling trees, or things that could potentially damage your house. The easiest way to think of this would be to...

Your Baby’s Crib – Is It Safe?

  So you have a little one in the family.... and of course, you would do anything to protect them. One of the things to check for is making sure that the crib your baby uses is safe for and secure for them as well. But what are you looking for? Any screws...

Inspection of the kitchen

It's good to be conscious of the proper functioning of the kitchen in your home, so that as a homeowner you can have in mind some common issues that we as home inspectors face in this area of the house.  The kitchen is a very important part of the home, and because...

Testing Your Well Water

Last month we discussed the different types of water sources available to us. Well water is one of those sources. What can we do to ensure that our well water is safe and healthy to drink? Home owners that use well water as their drinking...

Do You Know Where Your Water Comes From?

Having a water source that is reliable and safe to drink is a normal requirement for all mankind, and one most of us take for granted.  But do we even think of the source of our own water?  How safe is it? These are important questions to ask. ...