Termites – Who is living in my home?

Whether you are selling or buying a home, termite infestation is a major concern. In Rockland County, at least 50 percent of homes may be infested with Termites at any given time (Cornell University Cooperative Extension Rockland County). Termites are considered the top threat to wood-based structures, ahead of fire, flood and wind. Termites can…

Breaking the Mold

Molds are part of the natural environment. Outdoors, molds play a part in nature by breaking down dead organic matter such as fallen leaves and dead trees, but indoors, mold growth should be avoided. Molds reproduce by means of tiny spores; the spores are invisible to the naked eye and float through outdoor and indoor…

Freezing Pipes

When the weather turns as cold as it’s been, even pipes inside your house can freeze, especially if they are close to exterior walls. Being prepared and informed may help you to avoid the messy and often expensive issue of frozen pipes. The American Red Cross provides information and suggestions around how to prevent water…