How To Keep My Home A Healthy Home

 How to keep your home healthy Living in a clean environment can reduce the risk of infection from the flu, salmonella, mold, dust mites, mice and other indoor contaminates.  A healthy home is a clean and dry home that is properly ventilated. The following are the basics for a healthy home environment. Anything we touch after entering our home each day we should clean with a disinfectant. You can use soap, chlorine, alcohol, vinegar, peroxide and so on depending on Read More …

How a frozen hose bib can cost you!

How a frozen hose bib can cost you

                    This hose was left attached to the shut off faucet outside which caused the system to freeze and split the copper pipe in the walls between the faucet and the actual shut off valve inside the home. When hoses are left on the faucet, water can back up into the system and FREEZE! This can cost you a few hundred dollars to repair, not to mention the potential flooring and Read More …

Why is my house COLD in the winter?

Why is the house cold in winter

Brrr.. Why the house so cold? In Alaska, we should have warm, cozy homes that don’t cost an arm and a leg to heat! Homes that don’t feel drafty like a sea breeze on the beach in Homer or be as dry as the Arizona desert during the cold months! Unfortunately, we don’t build energy efficient homes, unless the builder decides to construct a Five Star Energy rated home, or we do it ourselves after the home is already built. Read More …