Signs of Meth

All of us have a list of concerns when moving into a new home but if you’re in Missouri you should have possible meth contamination on your list. If you’re moving into a location that is in or near a drug abuse area, foreclosed property or prior use area consider...

Clearing Out The Clutter

Is your home clean or cluttered? We all have different standards, and while some can’t stand having a mess in their home, others aren’t bothered by it. While the way you live your life is entirely up to you, there are some good reasons to clear up the clutter in your...

Preventing Heat-Loss From Pipes

Are your water pipes insulated? You might not worry about it since they run inside your home, but there are many reasons why insulating your pipes is beneficial. One issue that comes from uninsulated pipes is the possibility of heat transfer, causing your hot water to...

How do you get up there?

What’s creepier than a dingy basement? A musty attic. And yet, we all use them if we have them. Accessing them can be very convenient if we have a pull-down ladder. But make sure that pull-down ladder is still up to the job. Often, these are installed by previous home...

Burning Wood For Heat or Atmosphere?

When it is cold outside, there are few things that are nicer than sitting in front of a fire. While some homes have wood-burning stoves for heating their whole home, it is a lot more common for homeowners to use them for a single room or even just for the atmosphere....

How Do You Clean Your Home?

Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, cleaning supplies have been selling out at a rate never seen before. Everyone is stocking up to keep themselves safe, but you might be surprised at how far just a single bottle of bleach will go in your fight to keep yourself and your...

Can’t Stop Your Tub From Draining?

Do you use your tub for anything besides showers? Some do. Parents might give their children baths in the tub, and some enjoy soaking in their own tub, even though most don’t have much depth. If your tub stopper doesn’t work properly, however, your tub will drain out...

The Receptacle That Saves Lives

About 60 years ago there was an invention that has a huge impact on electrical safety even today. It is called Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) receptacles, and they might have saved your life already. GFCI receptacles are designed to cut power when an...

Something You Can Do When Stuck At Home

Not everyone is a handyman, but during this time of crisis, a lot of us are stuck in our homes with extra time on our hands, and what better time could there be to make all those repairs that you have been putting off? If you have something that you have been wanting...

Stubborn Odors In Your New Home…Tobacco

Some odors in a home can be particularly hard to eliminate. One of the worst offenders is tobacco smoke. The reason for this is that smoke particles are extremely small, so they can permeate everything. For example, if you live in an apartment, you might even find...

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