Three Unobtrusive Ways to Incorporate Solar Panels in and around Your Home

Although the traditional "solar panel array" that you occasionally see on top of houses and commercial buildings isn't the most attractive thing ever, it's also not the newest solar technology available. Newer solar panels are being increasingly integrated into things that naturally catch sunlight, including but not limited to roofing shingles themselves. If you're looking for the newest idea for incorporating solar technology into your future dream home, here are three ways to do so unobtrusively (some that are available now and some that will be in the future) that may give you some ideas. Read More 

Three Pitfalls to Avoid When You’re Using Lead Solder in an Electrical Wiring Application

Of all the materials you can use when you're trying to build an electronic circuit board or box to power and direct some type of machine, lead is one of the cheapest and most versatile. Its main downsides are the fact that it is bulky and not as good a conductor as some other metals. If you're determined to use lead solder in an electrical wiring application, check out these three pitfalls to avoid. Read More 

Inheriting A Septic Tank From Previous Owners

If you buy a new home that uses a septic tank as its main sewage treatment option, then you may have inherited a septic tank along with your property. It pays to learn about your new septic tank's condition and take steps to make sure that it has been well maintained; septic tank problems can build up over time and cause serious damage to your new property. Here are some steps you can take to check on the septic tank. Read More 

Radon Mitigation: Why Is It Important to Safeguard Your New Rental Property?

If your recently purchased rental property has a radon problem, you may wonder if it's safe to rent out right away. Radon is a toxic gas that has the potential to cause lung cancer in adults and children. The gas undergoes a unique process that makes it unstable and dangerous over time. If you don't take steps to treat your radon problem now, it may cause legal issues for you later. Read More 

The Ins And Outs Of Solar Panel Installation

In order to make sure that you are able to improve your home and enjoy some great benefits, one of the best things you can do is hire a solar panel installation contractor to handle the work for you. These solar panels are one of the newest changes to hit the market and there are a number of reasons that you should turn to a contractor to explore your options in this regard. Read More