When is it Time to Shovel the Snow from the Roof?

The state of New Hampshire provides this information in order for property owners to make an informed decision as to when they should consider removing snow from a roof. Did you know that the weight of snow varies? Light fluffy snow may only weigh about …

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Snow Removal for a Dry Basement and for Home Safety

When we have huge snowfalls such as we have had over these past 2 weeks, it is important that we get that snow removed for both safety and comfort. For the Basement Shoveling snow away from your home and clearing it from the foundation will …

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National Radon Action Month – January

According to the US EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), exposure to radon in the home is responsible for an estimated 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year. Radon is an invisible and odorless radioactive gas and is continuously created by natural breakdown of metals in soils. Radon …

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Do not store those things on the basement floor!

A flooded basement is a nightmare for homeowners. The aftermath of a flooded basement is not just water drenched and damaged personal belongings, furniture or appliances and fixtures. Flooding in the basement can cause safety issues that many homeowners don’t even think about. For this …

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Basement Photo Friday – What’s in a Window Well?

Climbing Up and Out of the Basement! Having sleeping quarters in a basement means that the basement must have a form of egress that one can escape out of in the event of an emergency.  Emergency escape access is a legal requirement and many municipalities …

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