Safety in the home should be viewed with utmost importance to preserve the health and well-being of all occupants. Periodic checks are also needed to maintain the fabric of the building.
A true account of an attempted home invasion and how it was thwarted by a woman, a shotgun, and a watchdog. Tips to protect your home are included.
Worried about a combustible gas leak? The best detectors on the market can detect even the tiniest pinhole in your heating system. This article reviews a few of my favorite natural gas leak sniffers.
About 10 years ago my Dad decided to sell his Double Wide Mobile home on the other side of the state and retire in his current home ( a mobile home on property) at the Lake, it was a nice home with a nice view. He...
Learn about the history and installation of the lally column posts in your basement. This article with videos may lure you down to the basement to fix or add a lally column or two.
When our house inspection came back, we found out that our gas line was not grounded. I didn't realize how important it is. Is your gas line grounded?
If you have creepy-crawlers in your home at night, I think the only way to be able to sleep peacefully is eliminating them - but first you need to locate and find out exactly what they are.
It's early in the morning and you're fast asleep. Suddenly, a loud noise wakes you. Climbing out of bed you search for the source, but finding nothing wrong you return to your warm bed. It isn't until later that...
Stair Handrails and Guardrails improperly installed in your home are often responsible for serious accidents. Do you have a safe handrail / guardrail?
An electric hedge trimmer is one of the simplest yard tools to operate. Blade, branch, cut. But if you aren't careful (and I haven't been at times), that can become blade, cord (or finger!), cut. So how to stay safe...