What You Need To Know About Getting A Termite Inspection Report

Posted on: 19 January 2015

There are several inspection reports that are required when you begin purchasing an older home. One inspection that may not be required, but you should have done, is the termite inspection. Before you decide to buy a home, ask for a termite inspection. Once one is scheduled, consider the following things you should look for when you receive the inspection report. Official Reports When you contact a termite company or contractor, make sure you are asking for and obtaining an official inspection report. [Read More]

The Importance of Family Mealtime

Posted on: 12 January 2015

The idea of a home-cooked meal, shared as a family at the dining table is in some households infrequent at best. However the value of eating together as a family shouldn't be underestimated. Let's look at some of the top reasons why regular family mealtime is important. Connect A shared meal is a fantastic opportunity for your family to connect, learn about each other, and develop a strong sense of familial identity. [Read More]

What are the Different Types of Dishwashers Available?

Posted on: 2 January 2015

There is great convenience associated with the use of dish-washing machines. A large number of homeowners only realize this once the dishwasher is broken down and can no longer function. A dishwasher is a relatively expensive household appliance. There is therefore no room for mistakes when shopping for the mentioned appliances. The first thing you should do when thinking of buying a new dishwasher is to understand the types of dishwashers available in the market. [Read More]

Asbestos: Is It Safer To Remove It Or Leave It Where It Is?

Posted on: 26 November 2014

Before 1989, asbestos, a silicate mineral, was a common choice for building materials. It was banned after discovering that asbestos fibres have toxic and carcinogenic properties, but many old houses still have asbestos-based building materials. Asbestos can induce respiratory problems, lung issues, asbestosis and even mesothelioma cancer. Since asbestos is a health threat, it's normal for people to want to eliminate every bit of it from their houses. However, it might be safer to leave them there in some cases. [Read More]