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As you prepare for all the winter festivities, the inviting atmosphere of a fireplace can make these events more special.  However, there are 5 signs of trouble you should look for before lighting your fireplace. 1. Firebox Cracks. The firebox is the area where all the magic happens in a fireplace.  It is the area

There is nothing more refreshing than swimming in clean, cool pool water.  What most people don’t know is that electrically charged swimming pools, spas, and boat docks kill people every year due to lack of maintenance. Electrical Shock Drowning (ESD ) happens when an electrical ground fault leaks into water.  Electrical currents as low as

It’s that time again.  Spring is on the way as the flowers start to open up and we get much warmer temperatures in the Houston Metropolitan Area.  Actually, we usually get about 2 weeks of Spring and go straight to Summer temperatures! What are the top items to clean and maintain on your home as

You found a newly built home and neighborhood you love. In the excitement of buying a brand new home, don’t forgo the home inspection. The inspection is a great value and can pay for itself immediately and in the long run. With a third party inspection report in hand, you can keep your dream home

While most of us love the inviting atmosphere of a fireplace, lighting it could put you and your loved ones in danger.  There are 3 things you should do first. 1. Seal Firebox Cracks. The firebox is the area where all the magic happens in a fireplace.  It is the area with the most intense

Heating your home uses more energy and costs more money than any other system in winter – about 29% of your utility bill.  The whole-house approach to heating is the most efficient as opposed to heating individual rooms.  Modern systems can achieve 98.5% efficiency.  To help them be that efficient, there are several things you

Winter brings cold and wet weather.  Your home needs to be prepared for the temperature extremes.  It wants to stay warm, clean, and draft-free.  You can take these 5 actions to maintain your home and make it happy now. 1. Clean the Gutters Cleaning the gutters and downspouts of leaves and debris will allow water

Why should you care about attic ventilation?  93% of houses in the South are not ventilated for proper air flow.  Proper air flow extends the life of your roof, prevents damage to the inside of your home, minimizes repairs, and lowers cooling bills.  It also reduces the potential for mold in the attic space, aging

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