Can A Historic Home Become Energy Efficient?

Many times, we discuss the energy saving practices available nowadays with the construction of new homes. For many of us though, we live in a much older home that pre-dates any of these new innovations. Does that mean that we can’t be energy conscious? It might...

How can I improve the air quality in my home?

In our last article, we looked at the potential causes of air pollutants in our home. In this article, we will look at ways to reduce and treat these pollutants. Here are a few suggestions: Make sure when using gas or kerosene heaters or even stoves etc that the room...

How good is the air quality in my home?

More and more people nowadays are being affected by pollutants in the air. These can cause many different allergies and respiratory ailments. It’s important then, to analyze how good the air quality is in our home, especially as it’s the place we spend...

Tips for Preventing fires in your garage

We all like to conscious of any potential fire hazard in our home, but what about our garage, especially when its attached to our house? Garage fires can occur very easily, this is because our garage is where we store most of our flammable liquids ( paint cans,...

What should I know about Closing Costs?

Buying a home can sometimes feel rather overwhelming. Once you have finally found your home, you then need to deal with all those extra fees you incur, which are referred to as closing costs. These costs can really add up, so here are just a few things you can expect...