Home Restoration

The top 3 custom home renovation trends in 2017

  The top 3 custom home renovation trends in 2017 Wherever you live, I’m sure you’ve seen homes being renovated following certain trends. You’d think it varies per location, but some trends have spread all over the world. In Canada for example, if you find custom home builders in Vancouver you’ll learn that families are Read more about The top 3 custom home renovation trends in 2017[…]

Smoke Detector Test

Fire Prevention: Time to Check Your Smoke Alarms, Here’s How

Spring is the perfect time to check your smoke alarm batteries. 1. Check the battery type. Installing the new batteries incorrectly, or using the wrong type, will cause your smoke detector to not function. Always make sure you are using the correct type of battery and installing the batteries correctly to ensure the detector will Read more about Fire Prevention: Time to Check Your Smoke Alarms, Here’s How[…]

Oregon flood concerns rise as memory of 1996 disaster lurks

  “With the heavy snowfall we got last week, added to the heavy rain we’re expecting, the potential for impactful flooding is high,” If you lived in northwest Oregon in 1996, this week’s weather and the forecast of what’s to come may feel ominously familiar. In late January of 1996, just like last week, heavy Read more about Oregon flood concerns rise as memory of 1996 disaster lurks[…]

Two more roof collapses at Bend storage building

Snow Load Roof Collapse BEND, Ore. – Two more large portions of a vehicle storage and former KorPine mill building in Bend’s Old Mill District collapsed Thursday, less than a day after a big part of the Hooker Creek facility collapsed under the weight of snow with a roar heard from some distance. There were Read more about Two more roof collapses at Bend storage building[…]

Fire Home Safety Tips and Facts

Prevent Fire Damage from Space Heaters The risk of home fires rises during cooler weather, but it can be a threat year-round. From space heaters placed too close to flammable materials, to forgotten stove burners left on and unattended, there are a number of potential fire dangers in the average home. The good news is Read more about Fire Home Safety Tips and Facts[…]

8 Unique Fire Pits to Transform Your Backyard

  Autumn brings along warm, sunny days, and crisp, clear nights, which are best enjoyed beside a firepit. I have such sweet memories around my backyard fire pit…s’mores and wine on the warm evenings, and hot chocolate, banana boats, and spiced tea on the cold nights. In many ways, it feels like camping! Summer cookouts Read more about 8 Unique Fire Pits to Transform Your Backyard[…]