When April Showers Bring More than May Flowers

Spring in the Outer Banks signals the arrival of heavier precipitation, which means there’s opportunity for the chance of flooding and leaks, along with the after effects of mold and other plumbing problems that can really put a damper on the season. Here are a few tips to prevent problems before they occur, while minimizing water damage and costly repairs at the same time.

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5 Plumbing Nightmares that can Kill Your Halloween Spirit

Fall is in the air, and before you know it, Halloween will be here.  Beware of these 5 plumbing nightmares that can really put a damper on your Halloween spirit. Greasy, Grimy Pumpkin Guts Who doesn’t love to carve pumpkins?  It’s a lot of fun, but it’s super messy.  And you’ve probably noticed that the […]

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Has Summer Taken a Toll on Your Vacation Rental?

DEALING WITH THE AFTERMATH For the most part, the hotel industry has set certain expectations when it comes to the condition of a vacation rental property, and the behavior of its guests.  Certainly, those who stay a few days or even a week are less likely to cause damage than, say, guests who are staying […]

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4 Ways to Increase Water Efficiency in your Home

Although it may seem like here in the U.S. water is in abundant supply, only about 3.5 percent of the Earth’s water is available fresh water that falls from the sky and moves into our streams, rivers, lakes, and groundwater. The other 96.5 percent comes from our oceans.  Unfortunately, water waste has created a situation […]

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