3 Mistakes Homebuyers Should Avoid

Deadly Mistake #1: Thinking you can’t afford it. Many people who thought that buying the home they wanted was simply out of their reach are now enjoying a new lifestyle in their very own homes. Buying a home is the smartest financial decision you will ever make....
Indoor Plants and Air Quality

Indoor Plants and Air Quality

Raising plants indoors is a home-healthy move because of their ability to clean the air of carbon dioxide, but their benefits don’t stop there. According to several studies, the average houseplant can remove formaldehyde, benzene, and a host of other toxins that...
Fireplace Fuel Do’s And Don’ts

Fireplace Fuel Do’s And Don’ts

Fireplaces and wood stoves are designed to burn only one type of fuel. Used as all-purpose incinerators, these devices can pose the following hazards: Harmful vapors can vent into the living space. Even the most efficient fireplaces will vent directly into the living...
Eco-Friendly Relocation Tips

Eco-Friendly Relocation Tips

Relocation is often stressful and time-consuming, but rarely do we wonder about the impact the process has on the environment. This is amplified when moving to a smaller house or condominium, and additional decisions have to be made regarding items that must discarded...
Home Inspection Report:  What to Expect

Home Inspection Report: What to Expect

Influenced by the changes in the economic and legal environments over the past 30 years, the home inspection report has changed to accommodate increased consumer expectations, and to provide more extensive information and protection to both inspectors and their...