According to a recent article in the San Diego Tribune, a number of Southern California cities are beginning to look at the potential danger that could be caused by seismically vulnerable buildings. This is the first time in at least a generation that such progressive action has been undertaken.
If you’ve got a water leak in your home, you’ve got a problem on your hands. Beyond potentially driving down the value of your home significantly, water damage in the home can easily lead to health issues from the growth of mold and fungi. But actually finding the source of the leak can be a problem. That’s why, in this issue, we’ll talk about how to track it down.
Will the signs of a water leak be obvious? Not all the time. In fact, it’s common for water leaks to not even impact your overall water pressure.
Pressure washing is a fantastic way to get rid of stains and spruce up the surroundings of your home or business. But it is pressure washing safe for all surfaces? We’ll talk about it in this issue.
Nearly 38 million fire extinguishers throughout the U.S. have been recalled due to the possibility of their handles breaking off while in use.
In this issue, we’ll talk more about what’s behind the recall, the importance of having working fire extinguishers in your home, business, and vehicles, and provide information that will help you select the right fire extinguisher for your uses.
If you’ve noticed a bad smell in your house or business, and haven’t been able to track down its source, there’s a good chance that it could be coming from your carpeting.
In this issue, we’ll talk about causes of the more commonly reported annoying and embarrassing carpet smells, and share tips for clearing the air.
Like it or not, the tax filing season is upon us, and you may be surprised to learn that certain improvements made to your home could result in tax deductions.
Keep in mind that navigating the rules regarding tax-deductible home repairs can be a little tricky, so we strongly encourage you to consult with your financial adviser or tax preparer to make sure you get all the deductions for which you qualify.
If you experience a home or business fire, the top priority, of course, is the safety of yourself and the ones you love. But even if the fire was a small one – in the kitchen, perhaps – the cleanup and restoration process can be an involved one.
In this issue, we’ll describe the fire restoration process.
Mold can hide and grow in a host of areas in your home and business. The most common places are walls and damp areas like bathrooms and basements. But did you know that mold can also grow in your carpeting?
In this issue, we’ll talk about how to tell if you have mold in your carpeting and how to get rid of it.
It’s not uncommon to go to great efforts to keep unwanted pests from taking up residence in your home. Rodents and other animals can do great damage to your home if left untreated. One of the hardest-to-get-rid-of pests are fleas, especially if you have pets.
In this issue, we’ll talk about best ways to get fleas out of your carpeting, one of the areas they especially love to hide.
A recent NBC News article confirmed that the most popular resolutions for the new year include getting healthier, better organized and learning new hobbies. But what about your home? It is, after all, where you and your family spend most of your time, and is most likely your largest investment.
In this issue, we’ll share tips for making your home safer and identifying potential trouble spots.
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