A consideration of low-E windows

If you have considered installing new windows in your home you may have come across one type of window that is on the market called “low-E windows”. A first look at these windows may seem like buying or installing them is a “no-brainer”, but...

How to prevent backflow

Backflow in a water system can happen very easily and ensuring that it won’t happen to you, in your water lines is a key step to having safe water to drink and to use in your home. What is Backflow? Backflow is a term referring to the backtracking of normal...

Could my carpet have mold?

Mold is a most undesirable and dangerous thing to deal with in a home. It can cause upper respiratory problems, as well as other health conditions such as skin problems, so naturally, we want to do our best to prevent its growth. One area where mold can grow is in the...

Bed Bugs in Greenville SC?

We’re continuing our household pests theme this month with a look at Bed Bugs.  In recent years Bed Bugs have become an epidemic, and here in South Carolina is no exception.  Their hard to see, love to travel and not so easy to eliminate, so what do we know...

Carpenter ants or termites?

One of the most damaging threats that could exist for your home, especially structurally, are pests and insects. Some insects work silently however, and escape your notice until they’ve already caused a lot of damage to the structure of your home. The most...

Protect Your Home From Burglars

We all need to protect our homes from burglars, especially this time of year, so how about a few tips and pointers on how to do so. Did you know? A high percentage of burglars enter through the first floor of the home, so insuring exterior doors and windows are secure...