July 2019

Found 2 blog entries for July 2019.

Insulation Information for New HomeownersInsulation is important for maintaining a consistent and comfortable temperature in the home. If your home isn't properly insulated, you could spend hundreds of extra dollars heating your home in winter, or cooling your home in summer.

Older homes often lack proper insulation. Knowing the signs of poor insulation and improving your home's insulation can help you take care of your home. When the time comes to sell your home, a well insulated property may sell faster than a poorly insulated one. Here's what you need to know.

Signs Your Home Lacks Insulation

It's not difficult to identify a home that has poor insulation. Here's what to should watch out for:

  • Uneven temperature from one room to another.
  • Pipes freeze in winter.
  • Ice dams
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Pest InfestationNo Westmount homeowner wants termites, roaches or rats to infest their home. However, such a situation can happen all too easily. Those homeowners seeing signs of a pest problem may want to take steps to address the issue, as an infestation can damage a home and even worsen some existing health conditions.

Depending on the type of pest and extent of the problem, there are a few ways to deal with a pest infestation, including professional extermination and handling underlying issues that can increase the likelihood of a reoccurrence. Know more about what to do when pests make a home theirs.

Identification of the Pest

It is important to identify the pest itself before beginning remediation. Some types of products can be used to effectively

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