Smoke Detectors…A Brief Guide

Smoke detectors are an essential part of fire safety in the home and have helped to save many lives.  But, how many smoke and CO2 detectors should a home have for optimal safety? And, what steps can you take to protect yourself from fire hazards? As a general...

Plan Ahead For A Stress-Free Move

Well, January is finally upon us and now it’s time to start planning for the upcoming year. Will you be moving to a new house in the near future? It’s never too early to start the packing and sorting out process, planning ahead not only contributes to a stress-free...

Making The Right Choice

It's hard to believe that a new year starts next week. Perhaps you’ve already started making plans for 2020. Are you thinking of some major changes like buying a new home? A great deal of thought and preparation has to go into such a decision, after all, it is one of...

Is Your Tumble Dryer A Fire Hazard?

Fire safety is of the utmost importance in a home so, every now and then it’s a good idea to have a check through the home and look for ways to improve in this area. In this article, we are going to look at dryer safety, particularly the vent. How can this become a...

Child Safety… Windows

Making sure the home is a safe space for children is of the utmost importance to parents.  There are a number of areas around the home that need to be childproofed but let’s look at one of those areas, windows.  Falling is the main hazard for small children and, while...

The Need For Caution In Under Home Crawlspaces

Once in a while, it may become necessary to enter an under the home crawlspace. So, what should you expect to encounter in this kind of space? And, what precautions should you take? There are quite a number of hazards lurking in an under-home crawlspace which is...

Making The Most Of Your Home Inspection

If you are about to schedule a home inspection, you will, no doubt, want it to be as thorough and detailed as possible.  However, there are many factors that can hinder a home inspector from performing an in-depth inspection.  What are some of those things?...

Could There Be Lead Based Materials In Your Home?

In more modern times we have become very aware of the hazards posed by lead based materials which were used years ago in construction.  If you are thinking about buying an older property (more than 40 years old) is lead something you should be concerned about? We...

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