The Imminent Arrival of Old Man Winter

It may just be the fall season right now, but that’s about to change soon, into… winter. And getting ready for winter is important, with several aspects regarding your home and protecting what’s most valuable to you. Obviously, winter is outside, but it will want to get inside, and that can cause damage you don’t want. […] Read more »

Categories of Mold Contamination

When things get damp, humid, musty, smelly… there could be trouble brewing, even if you can’t see the source of the issue. When your nose senses suspicious odors, especially in areas such as dark, enclosed basements, as one example, thoughts often go to, “Do I have mold?” It’s a concern everyone should have, because specific […] Read more »

How to Remove Hard Water Stains

Spots and stains, no matter where they land, are unsightly and ugly, and you work hard to remove them. A spot is easy to remove, as it is a deposit of substance that sits on top of a surface. Examples include chocolate, milk, or ketchup. A stain is a different challenge altogether, as it means […] Read more »

Is Your Microwave… a Crud Collector?

It’s fast. It’s easy. It’s super convenient. Without it, some of us couldn’t survive in the kitchen. No way. Yes, the microwave oven is an indispensable appliance. The microwave oven is a modern invention. The first microwaves were around in the mid 1940s, but were mainly for restaurants and reheating food on airplanes. They were massive devices […] Read more »

Electricity Exposed!

Electricity. It’s an amazing force of nature and used by virtually everyone in the world, in some form or other. For most homeowners, and even those working in commercial buildings, the number of appliances that use electricity is mind-boggling. With that comes the issue of safety. After all, if you have a dozen (or more!) […] Read more »