Improve the Air Quality in Your Home With These Tips

When is the last time you thought about the indoor air quality in your home? May is Clean Air Month, which means now is the perfect time to evaluate your home’s air quality and take steps to improve it. Today we’ll address a few strategies you can use to clean and purify the air in… Read more »

Keep an Eye out for These Signs of Faulty Electrical Work

One of the most critical components of a property inspection is the electrical inspection. If the wiring in a property is outdated, in need of repair, or was poorly installed or maintained, it could cause serious problems for the property owner. Electrical fires result in loss of property and loss of life every year, and… Read more »

Protect Your Home’s Foundation With These Simple Tips

Concerned about a new crack developing in your home’s foundation? Some minor cracking is to be expected as the foundation settles over time, but it’s always a good idea to keep an eye on potential foundation issues before they become big problems. Foundation repairs can be very expensive, so it’s always best to err on… Read more »

Four Things That Can Make or Break a Home Inspection

Buying a home is an exciting process, but it can also come with its fair share of concerns. Even after you’ve found your dream home, you still must get through the final stages of negotiation, which includes getting a home inspection. What things should you be looking for in the inspector’s report? And which of… Read more »

What’s Causing That Banging Noise in Your Plumbing System?

If you live in an older home, or a home where renovations were made by an amateur plumber, you may occasionally hear a loud banging sound after the water intake from a faucet, washing machine or dishwasher is shut off. This condition is known as water hammer or, more technically, hydraulic shock. It typically happens… Read more »

Federal Grant to Put Thousands of Smoke Detectors in Indiana Homes

According to the most recent available data from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security, more than 85 people have died in fires in Indiana this year, up from 72 fire deaths in 2017. Just last month, for example, six people died in a home in Logansport where police found no working smoke detectors. Smoke detectors… Read more »