smart bulb

How To Reset Smart Bulb

Coming home late at night and flipping on your light switch in the home, only to find that your smart bulbs have stopped communicating. You try the app on your phone and realize, that it's not the app or the light switch. You find your closest…
Tree roots in pipes

How Fast Do Tree Roots Grow In Sewer Pipes

Imagine that you are constantly unclogging your toilets. You begin to question why this is happening. Troubleshooting with various ways to determine why the toilets are not draining fast enough or properly at all. Also, you call on a professionally…
Ceiling fan

Can You Use A Dimmer Switch On A Ceiling Fan

Let's say that you just purchased a new home and cannot wait to move in. You are going through the home to make a list of items that you might need to upgrade or fix. The lighting in certain rooms appears to be very bright and you think to…
Radon testing log

How Often Should You Test For Radon

Buying or selling a home can be stressful. There are a lot of projects to complete and checklists to verify. The stressors are the same when renovating a home or a room within the home. Making sure that all inspections that are necessary get…
Dirty stone fireplace

How To Clean Stone Fireplace

Sitting at home by the fireplace can often be a nice and relaxing time. The cooler months get you excited to cozy on up to a hot burning fire and listen to the crackling of the burning wood. All is well until the fire has burned out. You wake…
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Ungrounded Outlets – The “SHOCKING” Truth

I know the title sounds alarming but there’s a reason for it. We want to catch your attention about an important topic! With that said, inspectors at Heartland aren't known for being alarmists, we inspect homes because we enjoy informing and…