Enduring the chill of winter means ensuring the family home remains toasty all season. Winters in the Midwest can be harsh. Nebraska’s average low temperatures in January, for instance, remain at 10 degrees Fahrenheit, sometimes dropping to 0 degrees Fahrenheit for stretches. Lowering the Heat… Read More »9 Tips to Effectively Heat Your Home
From washing your hands before and after meal preparation to cleaning off dirty dishes, your kitchen sink experiences a lot of regular use. Water and soap might be the primary things going down your kitchen sink’s drain, but it is inevitable for at least some… Read More »How to Prevent Clogs in Your Kitchen Sink
Hairballs, oils, and miscellaneous debris can clog the bathroom drain. Dirty water fails to swirl down the drain, leaving the homeowner stuck with an overfull, unusable sink. Drano is often a go-to solution to unclog the sink; however, this product is harmful and never properly… Read More »Why Drano Never Works
With proper preparation, you can fare better during the winter and its harsh temperatures. People wear warmer clothing, more layers, and thicker coats to protect themselves from winter conditions. Without these measures to protect from the cold, you will likely fall ill. Your home also… Read More »4 Most Common Plumbing Issues in the Winter
Thanksgiving is a day for feasting with good friends and family. Indulging in the spreads of sweet and savory foods on this memorable day requires a great deal of cooking. Spending time in the kitchen over a hot stove or oven can lead to a… Read More »5 Common Cooking Hazards During Thanksgiving
Smoke damage is the outcome of fire. The damage can linger long after the gulf of flames has been extinguished. Smoke damage is not only pervasive, but it can remain concealed. As a result, living in a home with smoke damage is highly unsafe. Smoke… Read More »Is It Safe to Live in a Home with Smoke Damage?
When a fire breaks out, it will not take long for the flames to cause significant damage to your property ― be it a home or business. Fires will devour any items and materials in their way. They will also produce smoke and soot, which… Read More »5 Common Causes of Office Fires
Certain types of water damage are covered by renter’s insurance, while others are not. In a nutshell, what is covered depends upon the type of water damage sustained. Renters should understand their policy to know what types of water damage are either covered or excluded.… Read More »Does Renter’s Insurance Cover Water Damage?
Mold is a pervasive nuisance, especially when it grows indoors. Spores also thrive in the outdoor environment, where airborne mold spores can meander into buildings and homes. Mold can grow in a variety of hues, including green, but multi-colors do not make spores any less… Read More »How to Identify and Remove Green Mold
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