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A Lesson In Green Lumber

Green lumber, which is a term also referred to as wet lumber, is wood that has a higher moisture content, and is used in construction.   When a tree has been freshly cut, it tends to hold a lot of water in its cells. A term used for the water that has collected...

Should You Choose A Cool Roof?

A Cool Roof is a roof intended to reflect the suns radiation, which will then, keep your home cooler. This is a good idea for those of us who live in parts of the country that are very hot. Cool Roofs can be completed in several ways. Some are done by applying a...

Should You Worry About Static Electricity?

The vast majority of us of have experienced the jolt like shock that results from static electricity. While its annoying, its not something we tend to worry too much about, but should we? Are there any circumstances, when static electricity might be more than just...

The Importance Of Well Water Testing

Does your home use a well for its water source? Having good drinking water is essential to the health and well being of our household. Do you know how good your well water is though? Have you had it tested recently? This short but informative video will help you to...

Relocate Responsibly

Moving is one of the most stressful things to deal with. There is so much we need to do, and more often than not, even when we think we have planned it well, when it comes to moving day we just end up shoving everything we can into boxes or throwing a ton of things in...

Before Buying A Lot, Become The Expert

Gaining as much information when purchasing a lot from a developer, is one of the most vital things you can do in the whole building process. You really must find out as much as you can about the property you are considering. Here is a list of some of the questions...

Are you preparing to sell your home?

It can be extremely challenging if you are preparing to sell your home, especially if you've never done it before.  What can you do then, to prepare for the sale?  How can you make sure you get everything you can for your property?  The following video provides a...

Adjusting a home to the growing needs of aging parents

As our aging loved ones get older they need extra care, but do not necessarily want the upheaval of moving from their residence.  This is described as 'aging in place'. This term refers to the desire of aging ones and their families to adjust their current residence...