How Dangerous is Wood Rot?

How Dangerous is Wood Rot?

Let start with the two types of dry rot that can damage wood. Brown rot, which can be caused by three different strains of fungus and usually affects softwoods, such as doug-fir, which is used as framing in most southern California homes. Brown rot is the more serious...
Prevent Termite Damage to your San Diego Home while on Vacation

Prevent Termite Damage to your San Diego Home while on Vacation

Wow. August is already here, and summer vacation is still going strong. Before time runs out and you’re sending kids back to school, there’s a good chance you’ll be doing some last minute traveling. But—don’t head out the door before considering what We all know...
Keep Your Home Safe From Infestation

Keep Your Home Safe From Infestation

Here in Southern California, it’s hot; it’s sticky. It’s also swarming season for Drywood termites. As you’re busy keeping cool, termites are gearing up for expansion. Colonies are reaching capacity and are now on the hunt for new lumber on which to lay their eggs....
Maintain the Life of Your San Diego Deck

Maintain the Life of Your San Diego Deck

Not only is the deck the perfect chill-out zone for summer afternoons—great for throwing back a few cold ones and soaking up some rays as burgers sizzle on the grill. It’s also a major boost to the value of your home—turns out, home buyers of all stripes love their...
May is Deck Safety Month

May is Deck Safety Month

As the summer weather starts to shine, homeowners start planning their summer barbecues. Before you start inviting friends over to hang out on your deck, let’s go over the different areas of a deck and their purpose to help you understand the areas to inspect to make...
East VS. West – Damage Caused to Your Home

East VS. West – Damage Caused to Your Home

San Diego, California, is a beautiful place to own a home. We have perfect weather year round and you just can’t get much better than that. The down side would be with the sun shining for most of the year, our homes take a beating. Sunlight is the major cause of...

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