ERMI Testing For The Presence Of Mold

Mold. A four-letter word that can strike fear into the hearts of homeowners and landlords alike. Mold spores can spread quickly and cause a number of health problems if left untreated. The first step in creating a mold remediation plan is determining what type of mold you are actually dealing with. If you don't want to invest in an invasive test when you have a lot of unanswered questions about mold in your home, you can opt for an Environmental Relative Moldiness Index (ERMI) test instead. Read More 

How To Spot Downspout Problems And Solutions That May Help

The downspout is an important part of the gutter system of your home because it directs water away from your house. When you get new gutters or have your old gutters repaired, you'll want to think about changes you need to make to the downspout. A gutter specialist can help you determine how to set up your downspout according to the slope of your property and other factors. Here's how to tell if your downspout needs improvements and some options you have. Read More 

3 Reasons To Have Your First Home Custom-Built

If you're preparing to buy your first home, it might not have even crossed your mind to work with a custom home builder to have your first home custom-built just for you. You may have assumed that buying an existing "starter home" is the right path to take, and for some people, it is the better idea. However, having your first home custom-built can be a more logical decision than you might think for these reasons. Read More 

Prepping For A Vinyl Siding Project To Lessen The Mess

It seems that every single home improvement project comes with a pretty big mess. Unfortunately, it's impossible to get through renovations without making things look worse and making a mess while doing it. If you're planning to have vinyl siding installed on your home soon, there's some things that you can do to reduce the clean-up after the project is complete. Remove Decorative Items Any decorative items that you have hanging on the side of your home or on the ground around your home should be moved. Read More 

Tips For Meeting The Unique Plumbing Needs Of Industrial Businesses

If you are responsible for managing the daily logistical and operational aspects of an industrial business, the plumbing needs of the enterprise can be particularly important to address. In particular, there are three industrial plumbing challenges that are particularly important for you to meet due to safety, regulatory or performance reasons. Filtering Waste Products For businesses that must work with highly toxic or otherwise hazardous materials, it is important to filter these substances out of the wastewater that is being produced by the enterprise. Read More