Caring For The 3 Most Common Fireplace Mantel Materials

Antique fireplace mantels can be one of the most striking pieces of furniture that you have in your home, and they can be the focal point of any room if properly maintained. However, many people fail to realize that maintaining an antique fireplace mantel requires care and attention and that different materials require different considerations. To help you with this, below are three common mantel materials and how you should care for each one: [Read More]

Home Inspector Finds That Can Negatively Impact A Sale

A major piece of a home sale is getting the property inspected, and although it's optional, having one performed is wise. A home inspector's job is to discover hidden problems in a home for sale and make the buyer aware of them. Once the buyer knows of any repairs the house needs, he or she can negotiate those repairs with the seller and the seller may agree to pay for some or all of those repairs. [Read More]

Living with a Disability: Keeping Your Home Secure and Accessible

There are many types of disabilities that can make it difficult to get around standard home security features. A person in a wheelchair might not be able to see out of a standard door peephole, while a person who is hearing impaired might not be able to hear a burglar alarm go off. Fortunately, there are many things your locksmith can do to make your home accessible while still working to keep it safe. [Read More]