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Why You Should Test For Radon In Your Home

Radon is a radioactive gas that forms from the breakdown of naturally occurring radioactive elements like radium, uranium, and thorium. The breakdown occurs in the soil, below underground water, or in the rocks. If it is formed in the soil underneath your home, radon...

Three Important Reasons to Clean Your Gutters During the Fall

Cleaning the gutters is not a chore many homeowners look forward to completing. While it is an unpleasant and tricky task, there are many reasons why you should add it to your list of things to do this fall. Here are three important reasons why you should clean your...

Two Natural Disasters That Contribute to Termite Infestations

Natural Disasters and Termite Infestations Media reports about natural disasters usually fail to mention all the problems that can occur for homeowners afterward. Both forest fires and floods often precede termite infestations. These natural events effectively disrupt...

The Ultimate Guide on How to Secure Your Home While on Vacation

Getting ready to go on a trip this summer? If so, you should take some time to secure your home while on vacation. Most people are focused on packing and making reservations and forget to plan for home security. No matter how long your vacation, you should take...

How to Keep Your Home Cool in the Summer and Save Energy

The summer season can heat up in Eastern Oregon, which also means homeowners are likely spending more money on energy. Staying cool and comfortable in your home usually means running the HVAC system throughout the day and night. If you want to save energy and money at...

Preventing Mold in the Home

Mold can be beneficial in science and medicine, but you don't want it in your home. Mold in the home is one of the most common culprits of damage and health concerns for people across the country. Mold can go undetected for some time as it lurks behind the walls, the...

5 Spring Organizing Tips to Start the Season Off Right

Spring is the perfect time to get your home in order, whether you’re going to be putting it on the market or you simply want to move into the nicer weather with a more organized home. With these spring organizing tips, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy your time at...

How Home Inspectors Use Thermal Imaging In Home Inspections

A thermal imaging camera is a special type of camera that creates a picture based on infrared energy, which is the heat emitted from the surface of floors, walls, ceilings, and other objects. Using thermal imaging in home inspections, your home inspector may find...