Beyond White Picket Fences

Keeping Your Garage Door Working Smooth And Efficiently

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Garage doors that are not working properly can be very inconvenient. The doors can be heavy and hard to open if the door has not been maintained properly. Even a door with an automatic door opener needs proper maintenance to function properly. Here are some things you can do to keep the door working properly.  Lubricate the Tracks and Guide Wheels The tracks that support the door run vertically along the door frame then turn and carry the door overhead and out of the way.…

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Buying An Old House? Make Sure You Waterproof The Basement Before You Move In

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An older home can have character and may be built better than many homes today. There may still be things you need to do to the home, however. One of these things is basement waterproofing. To help you, below is information about what happens if a basement is not waterproofed, as well as different waterproofing methods available to you. Problems Not Waterproofing the Basement Will Cause If the home you purchased is built below ground level, you need to ensure the basement is waterproofed.…

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What You Should Know About Radon In Your Home

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As you go about your daily life in your home, one of the things you rarely think about is potential toxins or dangerous gasses in the air. However; in any home, no matter how new or well-maintained, there are always risks. One of those risks is a gas known as radon. While many people have heard of the term radon, few know a lot about it or what it can mean for their home and health.…

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