Choosing a Water Filter for Your Home

Choosing a Water Filter for Your Home

Both urban and rural areas may have contaminants in the drinking water. Pollutants like arsenic, fluoride, and mercury, among many others, can cause health problems. Water filters are available to provide cleaner water to you and your family. A water filter for your...
Keep Your Fireplace Safe This Winter

Keep Your Fireplace Safe This Winter

Before lighting your fireplace this season, make sure it is in good shape. If it’s been a year or more since you last used your fireplace, it’s important to take steps to keep your fireplace safe. From regular maintenance to a deep-cleaning, preparing your fireplace...
3 Easy Ways to Maintain a Healthy and Safe Home

3 Easy Ways to Maintain a Healthy and Safe Home

As a homeowner, you want your home to be a safe place to spend time. Family and friends will be more comfortable and you will have peace of mind when you take steps to maintain a healthy and safe home. Become Smoke Detector Savvy One strategy you should use to keep...
5 Clues That You Have Mold in the Home

5 Clues That You Have Mold in the Home

Mold can cause health symptoms and aggravate already-existing respiratory conditions. Mold growth is not always obvious; it can spread unseen behind walls or beneath carpeting. Whether you own your house or rent, watch out for these signs of mold in the home. Bubbling...
The Dangers of Radon in the Home

The Dangers of Radon in the Home

You may know that radon gas is dangerous, but never thought it could affect your home. Radon in the home is a problem for a couple of reasons. First, it is not detectable without a special radon test. Second, it can cause lung cancer. Read on to learn what you can do...
Underground Oil Tanks: Information for the Homebuyer

Underground Oil Tanks: Information for the Homebuyer

It is common for older homes in New Jersey and other states to have underground fuel storage tanks on the property. Many of these tanks are in place even if they are no longer in use. If you’re shopping for a house, an underground oil tank on the property may...