A Homeowners Guide to Holiday Safety

A Homeowners Guide to Holiday Safety

The winter holidays are a time for celebration, and that means more cooking, home decorating, entertaining, and an increased risk of fire and accidents. InterNACHI recommends that you follow these guidelines to help make your holiday season safer and more enjoyable.  ...
Ten Tips to Speed Up Your Home Inspection

Ten Tips to Speed Up Your Home Inspection

  Speed up your home sale by preparing your home ahead of time using the following tips. Your home inspection will go smoother, with fewer concerns to delay closing. Tip 1: Confirm that that the water, electrical and gas services are turned on (including pilot...
12 Child-Safety Devices For Your Home

12 Child-Safety Devices For Your Home

About 2.5 million children are injured or killed by hazards in the home each year. The good news is that many of these incidents can be prevented by using simple child-safety devices on the market today. Any safety device you buy should be sturdy enough to prevent...
Everything You Need To Know About Asbestos

Everything You Need To Know About Asbestos

What Is Asbestos? Asbestos is a mineral fiber that can be positively identified only with a special type of microscope. There are several types of asbestos fibers. In the past, asbestos was added to a variety of products to strengthen them and to provide heat...
Energy Efficiency in Historic Homes

Energy Efficiency in Historic Homes

  As the cost of energy rises, resource supplies become precious and the public becomes increasingly aware of environmental dangers associated with the burning of fossil fuels, home energy efficiency has become more than a fringe concern. Homeowners worldwide are...