Archive for September, 2017
If you own an aging home, there is bound to be a few projects to keep the integrity strong. Not only can an older home look dated on the outside, but it can definitely be dated internally. The first thing people think to do with an older home is renovate kitchens, bathrooms, and rip out old carpeting or floors. However, the most important things to check on first are what keep the house running.
Plumbing is a focal point of a home, this is what keeps a house comfortable and sanitary. Unfortunately, this goes overlooked by many homeowners until something goes badly wrong. An older home will definitely have older plumbing. This means it is at risk for leaks, clogs, erosion, and many other issues. If you know your home is at risk, then plumbing inspection is a must.
As most homeowners understand, the last thing you want to discover is an infestation of mice, termites, or other pests in your home. They can cause severe damage to the house, as well as create a signification health risk to those living in the house. Here are some things you may not have known.
In a single year, a mouse can have between five and ten litters, and each litter typically has five or six young ones. In a recent study, over eighty percent of homes were found to contain mouse allergens.
Mouse infestations can grow rapidly once they start if they are not stopped. Further, mice can carry diseases and germs, that along with their droppings can lead to a significant health concern. Putting a stop to the infestation as soon as it is discovered is the best approach when dealing wit