GFCI outlet that is working properly.

Can GFCI Outlets Go Bad?

When it comes to electrical setups in your home, you should be aware of how many GFCI outlets you have on your circuit. After the home inspection is completed you should have an idea of how many are in your home. Also, you can just walk around…
A leaking fireplace can be a hazard and possibly cause electrocution.

Is A Furnace Leaking Water Dangerous?

Dealing with leaks is not ideal for any homeowner. It doesn't matter where the leak is coming from, no homeowner wants the nightmare of water leaking into the home. The moment that a water leak occurs in your home, you will want to get it fixed.…
A beautiful kitchen window without trim.

How To Tile Around A Window Without Trim?

Whether you're buying a new home or building a new home you will want to be sure that the style of the home fits your needs. Ask all of the questions necessary to determine if the home is built correctly and provides you with the modern look…
Always make sure your sump pump and drainage are working before finishing your partial basement.

What Is A Partial Basement?

Owning a home can have many perks and amenities. Depending on where you live, one of those amenities could be something as simple as a basement. The negative side of having a basement is that they are typically dark, dingy, and may feel soggy.…
Make sure the flue is open before starting your fire.

How To Open A Chimney Flue

Imagine that you have your fireplace wood in place and you are ready to start it up. The air outside is very cold and you are thinking that a nice cozy fire will keep everyone in the home happy and warm. The first thing you will want to do…
Spray foam insulation

Is Spray Foam Insulation Flammable

When it comes to insulation in a home, most homeowners do not take the time to care about what is used. Insulation to them is only important for keeping utility bills low. The sole purpose is to keep the cool air in in the warmer months and…
An air conditioner will often act as a dehumidifier as long as the moisture isn't too much.

Does Air Conditioning Dehumidify

Being a homeowner comes with many responsibilities. Ensuring that everything in your home is working properly becomes a daily chore. Going too many days without knowing what is working and what is not working could end up costing you a lot…
Furnace repair technician for a gas furnace.

Do You Have To Relight Furnace After Power Outage

Homeowners that live in colder climates are always concerned about their furnaces working properly during the colder months. No one wants to get caught in an ice storm with zero heat options. For many, a furnace is their only option. For others,…
Black water in your faucet needs attention.

How To Fix Black Water Coming Out Of Faucet

Imagine coming home from a long day at work and just wanting to wash your face and hands. Getting the dirt and grime from a long day's work off your face and hands is refreshing for a homeowner. You walk into your bathroom and turn the faucet…
A new basement sump pump.

Why Is Sump Pump Running Without Rain

Imagine coming home from shopping and you hear a loud noise coming from your basement. You head down the stairs and as you get closer into the basement the noise gets louder. As you walk through the basement, you approach your sump pump pit.…