Two Keys To Prevent Pest Invasions In Your Home

Insects serve a necessary purpose in nature. Some insects help to pollinate plants, others help to decompose and repurpose dead plants and animals, and some help with population control. Insects can, however, become pests when their domain infringes into human territory. Insect bites can be irritating at least and deadly at worst. Furthermore, insects can destroy food supplies and make a home unsanitary. Two keys to keeping your home free from insects are to eliminate nesting grounds and to close off entry points into your home. [Read More]

3 Reasons To Use Slate Roofing Tiles

Slate is one of the best roofing materials that you can use because of the many different benefits that it can provide. A slate roof is going to be environmentally friendly, fire resistant, and long lasting. Environmentally Friendly A roof made out of slate roofing tiles is a great choice for anyone looking to build an environmentally friendly home. One of the biggest reasons for this is that slate roofing tiles will usually be recycled and used on new structures when a house is destroyed or torn down. [Read More]

Protecting Your Carpeting During Summer Celebrations

Are you planning a party for the Fourth of July or Memorial Day? Although the parties are mainly held outside, there is bound to be a lot of foot traffic in your home. So, what can you do to protect your carpeting, and what can you do to clean up the mess after the party is over? Preventative Measures Preventing the damage to your carpeting is going to make your clean-up efforts much easier. [Read More]

A Comparison Of Metal And Asphalt-Shingle Roofs

Asphalt shingles are some of the least expensive roofing materials on the market. This makes them attractive to homeowners who are trying to save a few dollars. While shingles are not expensive, they also are not the best roofing material to use if you know your home will be exposed to highly inclement weather. Metal roofing, on the other hand, can resist fire, hail, wind, and other damage.  What Do You Need to Know about Asphalt Shingles? [Read More]