Technology has evolved to the point where you can install sophisticated hidden cameras in your home and nobody will be able to tell. There are many reasons to install such devices inside your home but one of them is to keep a watchful eye on your nanny who has been entrusted to look after your child (or children). Parents have every right to be somewhat overprotective and even paranoid when it comes to protecting their kids.Read More →
There are many factors that you need to take into account when looking to install a new roof and these can include life expectancy, cost, aesthetics, and strength. While the roofing market is packed with many choices that one can opt for when it comes to deciding a roof for their home, metal roofing has is being considered more and more by homeowners.Read More →
Driveway motion sensors are a reliable and inexpensive way to keep your property safe. You can monitor incoming traffic and see who is approaching your home. You can also be notified when pets or children leave the property, or warn you of suspicious activity.
When you are looking for the best motion sensors, there are a lot of options available. Not every product will have every feature but some of the best include:Read More →
When searching for the perfect home, it can be exhausting if nothing is quite right. If you are considering making that big investment, you want it to be just right. Maybe the best way to get exactly what you are looking for is to start from scratch. A custom home builder is a firm that can guide you and take care of your home building project from start to finish.Read More →
Moving the family to a new home is a big project. This is especially true when you also have to make sure that you keep your children entertained. Instead of renting a movie, or asking the grandparents to look after them as you pack up your home and load boxes into your rental truck or van, you can involve them in the moving process.
You’ll be shocked at how much of a help they can be. After all, a lot of the things that you are loading onto the rental truck are theirs to begin with, so why shouldn’t they pitch in? Here are 5 tips to make moving houses with kids a breeze…Read More →
If you are like most people, you do more in your kitchen then just cook and eat. You spend a lot of time in this area of the house so you want it to my nice, welcoming, and elegant. As a result, quartz countertops are quickly becoming a popular, go-to option among homeowners looking to renovate their kitchens. This option consists of natural stone joined with polymer resins and while granite countertops have historically dominated the countertop market, there are many advantages to choosing a quartz option for your new kitchen.Read More →
Steel buildings have grown in popularity in the last few years and when you think about it, it’s not surprising at all. There are many benefits and advantages to using steel buildings. They are cheaper, they are sturdy and they won’t suffer certain damages that other buildings are prone to. They are also safe and in fact, in times of natural disasters, they can actually be safer than most of the other buildings. They are also generally easier and quicker to put up. They can be heated or cooled and can be used for any number of reasons, so let’s take a look at some of them.Read More →
Whether you have just moved into your home or have resided there for many years, the air ducts that run throughout the home are probably an area that you do not give much thought to if you are like most people.
However, these air ducts play vital roles in dispersing hot and cool air to all rooms of the home and not keeping them clean can result in higher energy bills and health problems.
If you know that your ducts need to be cleaned or are unsure when they were last done, you should definitely consider hiring a professional to clean them and there are many benefits in doing so.Read More →
Thinking of buying someone a vacuum this holiday season? While it might not sound like the most romantic or glamourous gift to give, the truth is that almost everyone needs a machine to clean their floors. Whether buying for a first-time home owner or replacing an older model, vacuum cleaners are a must have in any home, office, or commercial space.Read More →
Raccoons are adorable little critters with their furry bandit masks and fluffy, ringed tails. There is no denying we’ve all “awed” over the Instagram post of Pumpkin the Raccoon snuggling up to Boris the Golden Retriever. Along with their ability to make friends with household pets, raccoons are wildly intelligent.
Based on studies performed in the early 1900’s at the University of Oklahoma, researchers determined “…that raccoons bested the abilities of cats and dogs, most closely approximating the mental attributes of monkeys,”. The researchers studied raccoons’ ability to escape from a wooden box, which was closed by a series of latches. After their first successful escape, the raccoons could solve the problem quicker each time they tried it.Read More →