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Formaldehyde & Your Home

Those of us old enough to remember Marcia Brady writing a letter to Davy Jones which ultimately leads to her going to prom with him are also likely to remember when wood paneling was fashionable home decor.  There’s more than one reason this trend has fallen by the wayside.  In addition to being outdated, wood…
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What Is Something You Can’t See, Smell Or Taste In Your Home?…..Radon Gas!

Did you know the EPA estimates that nearly 1 out of 15 homes in the U.S. has elevated radon levels? Radon gas is responsible for about 21,000 fatalities each year and the Surgeon General has warned that it is the second leading cause of lung cancer. According to the Minnesota Department of Health, one in…
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What To Inspect Before Purchasing A New Home

Some new homeowners have had to learn the hard way that there are some very important things to check before signing papers on a new home. Avoiding costly repairs upon first moving in is essential. Don’t assume that you are buying a newer home and there will not be any problems.  You could spend several…
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Is Your Home Making You Sick?

Americans spend an average of about 90 percent of their time indoors, majority of which is spent within the confines of their homes. It’s important to understand which household factors contribute to ailments and how they can be prevented.  Below, we’ll discuss some of factors that can make you sick at home and what can…
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Protect Yourself From Storm Chasers

When major storms leave damage to your home, it can be tempting to work with the first contractor that comes knocking on your door, the company that promises you a new roof by the end of the week, or the lowest bidder.  However, not educating yourself about who you are working with can have serious consequences. …
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