Month: April 2018

Best to Rely on Experts When Measuring Wall Moisture

Daily water-related household activities create humidity, which increases levels of moisture in the home’s environment. Proper building procedures have been developed to prevent moisture infiltration inside your walls, but some areas are more susceptible to wall moisture than others. Exterior walls are covered with a moisture barrier and siding, and… Read more »

Understanding the Three Classes of Contaminated Water      

Understanding the Three Classes of Contaminated Water      

Clearly, any contaminated water can wreak havoc on a home or business. Moisture penetration into flooring, walls, studding and structural components, in addition to water-damaged furniture, electronics, clothing and more, is time-consuming to dry, if even possible. Compounding the situation is which among the three classes of contaminated water has… Read more »

Know the Insurance Limitations on Vacant Properties

Know the Insurance Limitations on Vacant Properties

Homeowners who spend time away from properties they own need to be aware that their insurer may determine their primary and secondary vacation home(s) vacant or unoccupied if left for 60 days or more — this according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Insurers deem vacant or unoccupied houses… Read more »

Commercial Energy Audits Can Identify Waste

Commercial Energy Audits Can Identify Waste

If the term energy audit is foreign to you, this may be a good time to look into one. Energy audits are all about cost control and avoiding wasted energy expense. Surprisingly, monthly energy costs have more to do with your energy provider and their energy sources, rather than your… Read more »

How to Burglar-Proof a Business

How to Burglar-Proof a Business

Burglars and business don’t mix well. Business owners and managers have enough to worry about. Burglar-proofing their business shouldn’t be a priority, but it is. And once robbed doesn’t preclude a second or even third break-in by the same bad guy(s). Once familiar with your business layout and contents, thieves… Read more »

Helpful Tips to hire a reliable Contractor

Helpful Tips to hire a reliable Contractor

Finding a reliable professional to help you with home repairs can be a difficult task, but it doesn’t have to be. By insisting on a few key requirements, you’re much more likely to find good contractors and save time and money. Here are some helpful tips to consider when reviewing… Read more »

Inspect your Property for Wood Rot

Inspect your Property for Wood Rot

Wood rot is a common issue for homeowners, as the vast majority of residential structures are built with timber building supplies. As with many other property maintenance projects, prevention is the key to reducing the onset of damage to your home, especially wood rot damage. Luckily, homeowners can identify and… Read more »

How to Avoid a Cyber Attack

How to Avoid a Cyber Attack

Cyber attacks are a scary reality for many companies as well as for individual users. Regardless of the individual victim or size of the organization affected, the severe impact and potential threat hackers present is enough to scare most of us. So with data breaches occurring more frequently every day,… Read more »