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What to Know About Underground Oil Tanks

Is it necessary to have an underground oil tank search when buying a house? As a general rule, any home built in New Jersey before 1980 should have a search conducted for an underground oil tank prior to purchase. In some areas, such as Sussex, Warren, and Hunterdon...

6 Ways to Prevent Termites in Your Home

Termites are small, but their colonies can cause major damage to your home. Each year, termites are responsible for over 5 billion dollars worth of property damage. The only good news is that infestations are preventable. Here are six effective ways to prevent...

Buying a House in Seven Steps

Buying a house can be overwhelming if you are not properly prepared. It's easy to get caught up in the excitement of house hunting and make costly errors. A home is a large purchase that will be with you for a long time. Follow these steps to get you started down the...

Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Whether you already have a swimming pool or are thinking about getting one, there are few things you should know to keep it safe since swimming pools are the cause of many accidents at home. Here are tips for swimming pool safety that everyone should practice. 1. Have...

Five Types of Home Water Filters: Pros and Cons

Chlorine is added to most municipal water. Pesticides, industrial run-off, and other contaminants may also be present in your tap water. Microorganisms, viruses, and bacteria sometimes show up in tap water and can make you and your family sick. You may want to filter...

Prevent Mold Growth in Your Home

As a homeowner, you might have concerns about mold in your home. Mold damages the surfaces that it grows on, which are often permanently stained by the mold. Exposure to mold causes health symptoms that range from bothersome to severe depending on the individual and...

4 Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality In Your Home

The growing problem of outdoor air pollution receives attention in the news, but indoor air quality in homes is also an issue. In fact, the air quality in some homes is more polluted than outdoor air and could be making you and your loved ones sick. Learn how to...

Risks of Elevated Radon in the Home: Have Your Home Tested Today

January is National Radon Action Month, so there is no better time than now to learn about radon in the home. Radon is a naturally occurring gas that exists in most homes at some level. However, long-term exposure to high levels of the gas can have deadly...