What Rust Can Do To Your Home

What could these scenarios mean: You turn on your tap, and the water comes out brown; on the side of your house, there are brown streak marks running down the wall; the rebar inside of your cement is expanding and causing it to crack. These are all indications of a...

A Brief Guide To Laminate Flooring

Are you currently considering new flooring options for your home? A new floor can transform a space but there is more than just aesthetics to consider, you also need to think about how it will stand up to the demands of your household.  In this blog, we will take...

Should You Sell Without A Real Estate Agent?

Selling a home is a big decision and its one that requires a lot of advanced preparation.  So, what if you want to sell your home without the help of a real estate agent? What do you need to do? Many people want to sell a home themselves in order to save money...

Bed Bugs…What Are The Signs?

For most people just the mention of bed bugs makes them cringe and, while no one would want them in their home, they have become an increasingly common problem.  So, let's look at some of the signs you might observe that would indicate the presence of bed bugs....

Does Your Toilet Need Repairing?

Were you aware that an average person will flush the toilet approximately 2500 times a year? That’s a lot of use, especially in a large household. It isn’t surprising, then, that a toilet will need maintenance from time to time. Here are some of the things we check to...

Your 2020 Pre-listing Inspection

 Can you believe January is only a couple of weeks away? Are you planning a big change in 2020? Maybe moving to a new house is something you’re thinking about. Will you be putting your current home up for sale? Selling a home can be a stressful endeavor but there...

Why Are You Smelling Sewer Gas?

Sewer gas odors in your home are caused by several different reasons, some more serious than others. In this month’s blog, we're going to discuss a few of them. Perhaps one of the most common reasons you will smell sewer gas in the home is because plumbing fixtures...

Finding Asbestos In Your Home

Renovating an old home can be an exciting project, one that brings many rewards. It can also bring some unexpected problems which, if you are not prepared for, can significantly add to renovation costs. If the home has not been worked on since it was constructed, you...

What Can You Do To Avoid A Cockroach Infestation?

Cockroaches are a big problem in many homes and apartments.  They are such a nuisance because they are extremely resilient, multiply in large amounts and spread disease.  Obviously it is better to work at preventing them in the first place so let’s look at...

Your Garage…Is It A Fire Hazard?

Being aware of fire risks in your home is very important.  This is why having a sufficient amount of properly working smoke/carbon monoxide detectors is crucial.  One area of the home, however, that we may not consider as often is the garage.  A garage...

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