A quick guide to Greywater

Greywater, simply put, is the water that is left over from things we do every day at home. Things like laundry, washing dishes and bathing all leave behind greywater. This used water is obviously not fit to drink, but it can be used for other things like flushing the...

What Your Scottsdale Home Inspection Involves

There seems to be an endless list of things to do when it comes to buying a home. Are you a first-time buyer? Top of that list will be having a home inspection performed of your potential new home. This is a very important key to a successful purchase. What exactly...

What Is Green Lumber?

Perhaps you have heard the term “green lumber” before but don't really know what it refers to. Green lumber is also known as wet lumber, and as the latter name suggests, is wood used for construction that contains a higher moisture content. A freshly cut tree...

Benefits Of Biowalls

In our previous article, we what a Biowall is. What can we say about the benefits of Biowalls? To start with, research has shown that when a Biowall is placed in an office environment, it contributes to the happiness of the employees. There is also more productivity....

What Is A Biowall?

A Biowall might not be something you are very familiar with, but perhaps you have heard of other names for them, such as green walls or living walls. What exactly is a Biowall? Biowalls are basically walls that are covered with living plants. There are 2 different...

Why Choose A Home Inspector?

It can be stressful and challenging to make a decision when it comes to buying a home, after all, you're going to be living in it.  How can you know what problems the home might have?  Where can you get an objective opinion?  This video highlights the importance of...

What Is A Cool Roof?

When discussing a Cool Roof, we are not talking about a roof that simply looks good. Put very simply, a Cool Roof is a roof that is designed to reflect the suns radiation, keeping your home cooler. This is especially a good idea for areas of the country that are very...

What can I do about Hard Water?

As we discussed last time, hard water can be an aggravation in our home and you most likely know if you have it or not. But could hard water affect our health? Well, in a way, yes. The WHO reports that there is no convincing evidence to show that hard water affects...

Hard water, and the effect on your home

Hard water is an issue for many home owners, especially here in Arizona,  and can have a big effect on your  homes appliances. The term “hard water” is used to refer to water that contains a high amount of minerals like calcium and magnesium. As water passes through...

Could formaldehyde be found in your home?

The quality of the air we breathe in our home is always a concern, as its a place we want to feel relaxed and safe in. Depending on the cause, bad air quality can result in possible health issues, sometimes serious ones. One risk is the chemical formaldehyde. This is...