Joe Cline's Article in Home Security

664 Top Tips on Buying a Waterfront Home in Austin
Who doesn’t want to live close to a water system? Whether you’re planning to purchase a home for the summer or a house by the lake or the river you’re planning to spend your retirement days in, you should consider these things first.
Posted on Apr-15-2011

512 How to Choose Construction Estimating Software
Interested in using construction estimating software to help you win a construction bid? There are many different programs available that claim to help a contractor win a construction bid, though it can be difficult to figure out which one will work best for you.
Posted on Mar-17-2011

408 Construction jargon
If you are pondering a new construction project for your home, you may need a good head start with the terminology to bring you up to speed on the construction options available to you.
Posted on Mar-17-2011

343 Spa and Hot Tub Buying guide
Interested in creating a home spa? Many people go out and buy their first hot tub without giving enough thought to where they will put it, what it will be used for, and how they will handle maintenance and drainage.
Posted on Jan-28-2011

290 Outdoor Lighting for Home Safety
Outdoor lighting can be very effective whenever it comes to preventing crime. Installing the right type of lighting outside of your home can make it very difficult for intruders to enter your home.
Posted on Jan-21-2011

408 Garage Storage Space
To make your garage storage space work for you, there must be a viable plan in order to organize and still have a place to park your car. The garage has long been the last bastion of dumping ground, sometimes housing items from past generations.
Posted on Jul-20-2010

397 Why You Need an Inspection of Your New Home
If you are buying a new home, you absolutely need to have it inspected. A home inspection can save you from buying a home that needs more repairs than you can afford to make. Home ownership is a big step.
Posted on Jun-03-2010

371 Dog-Proofing Your Home
Getting a new dog is exciting, but it is important that you take care of some important practical matters before you bring your new family member home. An untrained puppy or young dog can be destructive.
Posted on Jun-03-2010

474 Hiring An Architect That's Right For You
Building a new house gives you a way to make your home a reflection of your family's personality. If you pick the wrong architect, however, you could end up with a house that the architect loves but you hate.
Posted on Jun-03-2010

362 Preparing For A Fire Emergency
Preparing for a fire emergency cost you almost nothing and can save your life and property with a safety game plan motion. Too often fires are started by careless behavior, unsafe flame conditions or a chaotic exit plan once the tragedy has struck.
Posted on May-20-2010

647 The Most Common Home Injuries
The home is often regarded as a bastion of safety and tranquility, but according to nationwide studies, nothing could be further from the truth. Poisonings, falls, and medication overdoses are at the top of the list of debilitating accidents and even death.
Posted on May-20-2010

614 Design Tips for Your Balcony
Interested in making your balcony more attractive? With the right design elements, even the most awkward balcony can become a comfortable outdoor living space. With a few simple steps, you can make your balcony area a great hangout that feels like another room in your house.
Posted on May-14-2010

361 Asbestos Safety
Worried about asbestos that may be in your home? Asbestos fiber exposure has a lot of associated health risks, so it is always important that a homeowner that thinks a material may contain asbestos proceed with as much caution as possible.
Posted on May-12-2010

338 Going Green with The Passive House
Interested in the "Passive House" movement? Many different options exist on today's market for making life a little more environmentally friendly, but little that is out there right now can do it quite as effectively as a well built passive home.
Posted on May-11-2010

344 Creating a Safe Room in Your Home
Interested in creating a safe room? While having a full fledged safe room built can be an expensive and difficult process, turning one of the existing rooms of your house into something that will serve essentially the same function is actually pretty simple to do.
Posted on Apr-21-2010

336 Tornado Survival Tips
It is generally considered common knowledge that being underground is the best bet you can make when a tornado strikes, but what happens when you don't have a tornado or cellar available, and what do you do once you're in your safe area?
Posted on Apr-21-2010

375 Build A Home First Aid Kit
Every home should have a well stocked first aid kit. It is frequently too late to get a necessary item once an emergency has actually happened, so being prepared in advance can be really important.
Posted on Apr-21-2010

414 Staying Safe on the Construction Site
Construction is a dangerous industry, and many accidents happen every day on construction sites around the world. Whether you are working on a large scale construction site or simply doing simple repairs at home there are some basic safety precautions you can take that will lower the risk of a dangerous accident dramatically.
Posted on Apr-21-2010

421 How to Spot Low Quality Construction
Thinking about buying a home? Many of the cost cutting tricks used in construction are not visible to the naked eye. Unfortunately, cheap construction can cost a great deal more in the future, when low quality materials start to wear out and fail.
Posted on Apr-21-2010

821 Tuscan Village: Resort Style Living for Seniors
The beautiful, Italian-inspired homes of Tuscan Village offer residents 55 years and older a luxury living community in serene, park-like surroundings
Posted on Jan-31-2010

476 Make a Home Improvement Scrapbook
Going through a home improvement project is often an exciting time for homeowners. Many people want to have their dream homes but cannot afford them at the time they are ready to buy a house.
Posted on Nov-10-2009