Brighten Up Dark Places

A bright light can make even the more shadowy places in your home feel safe and inviting. Normally, venturing into the attic or the basement can seem a bit eerie, but this no longer has to be the case with the right home electrical upgrades. Specifically, it is wise to ask your electrician to install…

Blue Collar Electric: Beautiful Rope Lighting

Rope lighting isn’t just for Christmastime. You can use rope lighting to add decoration to any room of your home, or even put the lights outside! This is just one of the many home electrical upgrades that can make your home look more modern and whimsical. What are some ways to use recessed rope lighting?…

Can You Test for Radon Yourself?

As a homeowner, you want your house to be a safe place for everyone who occupies it. If you have recently moved in, are thinking of selling or are just curious about your radon level, a radon test is the only way to get answers. The good news about radon testing is that you can…

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Getting To Know Your New Home

During the home buying process, you may think that the inspection is just one more step to check off your list. By paying close attention during the walkthrough, though, you can learn valuable things about your new home. Water Main During an emergency situation, it’s important to know where everything in your home is located.…

3 Reasons Why You Should Use a Natural Gas Generator

Whether you need a power source for your home or business, natural gas generators will fit the bill.  Here are three of the advantages they have over their oil-, diesel- or gasoline-powered cousins. 1. Inexpensive The price of a natural gas generator is typically lower than those powered by diesel or gasoline. The cost of…

Health Effects of Radon

One of the top radon myths out there is that the radioactive gas is not dangerous. If not addressed, radon can cause lung cancer with long-term exposure. There are a variety of institutions refuting the claim that low doses of radon are not dangerous. The Environmental Protection Agency states that the gas is a health…

Get the Most From a Home Inspection

A home inspection tells you many things about a structure. Knowledge is vital in order to make informed buying decisions. Here is one area to consider that helps you get the most from a home inspection. Go With the Flow A structure’s plumbing is a major factor in deciding whether or not to buy a…

Invite Home Buyers to the Next Home Inspection

Home inspections are a great way for you and your buyer to learn more about a particular home. Because these services are typically paid for by the buyer, they are more than welcome to be present for the next scheduled inspection. Learn how buyers can benefit from discussing the inspection in person with the inspector.…