6 Unusual Uses For Dumpsters

When you think about dumpster rental, you probably envision a large, rolling unit behind your favorite store or near an apartment complex. If you like home renovation shows on television, you might picture the larger, roll-off versions that are delivered to the work site via semi truck and picked up at a later, predetermined time once they are full of construction debris. There are other uses for dumpsters, however weird they may be. [Read More]

5 Common Myths About Foam Roof Maintenance

Foam roofing has earned a mixed reputation over the last decade. It remains a good option for improving the insulation of a flat or low slope roof without costly improvements, but it also requires regular upkeep to stay in good shape and protect the rest of the home from moisture. Learn more information about the five most common myths spread about maintaining foam roof coatings before you invest in this treatment for your own home or business. [Read More]

4 Ways To Prevent Holiday Fire Hazards

Christmas tree fires are one of the most common holiday worries among homeowners, but the winter months present other dangers, as well. While decking the halls, follow these 4 tips to prevent holiday fire hazards from claiming your home. 1. Use CSA-Certified Lights The Canadian Standards Association certifies string lights for safety. When shopping for light strings, look for the CSA certification mark on the packaging to ensure you do not bring fire hazards into your home. [Read More]

3 Ways To Improve Your Furnace's Airflow

Your forced-air furnace requires a massive volume of air to provide heat to your home. When your furnace doesn't receive enough air, it won't be able to heat your home quickly or efficiently. If your furnace just doesn't seem to be receiving a sufficient amount of airflow, then perform or arrange for these three maintenance tasks: Replace or Clean Your Air Filter Clogged air filters are one of the leading causes of restricted airflow throughout an HVAC system. [Read More]