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Why Does My Water Smell Like Rotten Eggs?

If your home's water smells of rotten eggs, or something similarly offensive to the nostrils, it is likely that it contains a compound known as Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S).

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Deteriorated Home

Life Expectancy Estimates for Household Materials

Don't let a roof replacement catch you off guard! Consult this easy-to-use guide frequently if only as a reminder that everything in your home has an expiration date.

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World Record Crawlspace

Slabs vs. Crawl Spaces vs. Basements

Basements, Slabs, Crawl Spaces: what are they and what issues arise from each?

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Septic System

Septic Systems - An Overview

Septic systems are an integral part of many rural households not connected to city sewer lines. But how do they function, and how can they be properly maintained?

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Radon Atom

Types of Radon Mitigation Systems

So, your home has tested above the EPA's 4 pCi/L action level for radon. Now what?

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Carpenter Ant Damage to Wood

Carpenter Ants - The Most Common Wood-Boring Insect in Northern Michigan

In this article, we take a look at the carpenter ant - identifying characteristics, and clues to its presence in the home.

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