Cleaning, Safety and Pest Control
Mold is present in all homes -- but it thrives in environments with moisture and warmth, causing allergic attacks and triggering asthma among those who are susceptical. This section explores the types of molds, where they grow, and offers common-sense advice on controlling mold's growth.
7 Tips for Moving Out the Mold
Many older homes have seen their share of problems. At one time or another, it's a good bet… More
Ivy and Vines: Attribute or Detriment?
From trapping moisture to encouraging insect nesting, ivy and vines can be more problematic than aesthetically pleasing. More
Wet Basement of an Old House
Costly "waterproofing" may be detrimental. More
Finishing the Basement: A Challenge in an Old House
If you're an old home owner, is finishing your basement a mistake? More
Venting Your Dryer Outside
There's a reason manufacturers' instructions say that dryers must be ducted "to convey moisture to the outside of… More
How to install a footing drain in a cellar
As the saying goes, the devil is in the details. More