Common Signs of Asbestos in the Attic

If your home was  built before 1990  and you have  vermiculite insulation, or if your house was built prior to 1970,  it’s likely that you have some form of asbestos in your ...
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Is Your Humidifier Hurting Your Home?

  At least a few times each winter, temperatures rise for a few days after a deep freeze. When this happens, a lot of homeowners notice what looks like water infiltration on ...
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How to Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing

  During the winter, when the temperature drops and the snow starts to fall, many homeowners worry about their pipes freezing. You may have heard advice about how to prevent ...
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Is the Water on Your Ceiling a Roof Leak or Condensation?

  When temperatures warm up after plunging below freezing for a few days, a lot of homeowners notice what seems to be evidence of water infiltration on their ceilings and ...
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Attic Insulation Upgrade Offers Huge ROI in 2016

According Remodeling Magazine's 2016 Cost vs. Value report, the remodeling market is growing overall. People are starting to purchase more expensive homes, working to meet ...
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How Healthy is Your Attic?

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the state of your attic can greatly impact the health and efficiency of your entire home. Make your home safer, healthier, and ...
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Do I Need to Add or Replace Insulation in My Ankeny Area Home?

                          Are you curious about whether the insulation in your home is working as effectively as it should? Do you know when the insulation in your home was ...
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Your Iowa Winter Weather Safety Guide

It’s late December, and we (fortunately) haven’t really had a bad snowstorm yet here in Central Iowa. That makes it a great time to make all necessary preparations to be ready ...
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You Might Qualify for Energy Efficiency Rebates from Utility Companies

Local and government utility companies offer several rebates and incentives to their customers. If aspects of your home meet certain requirements for energy efficiency, you may ...
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How to Know if You Need Siding or Roofing Repair After a Big Storm

We’ve had a lot of thunderstorms lately, and storms bring rain, lightning, wind, and sometimes even tornadoes. In fact, every year in the United States, we get an average of ...
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