How to Stop Poria from Eating Away Your Home

How to Stop Poria from Eating Away Your Home

When you hear the term “house eating plant” the first thing you might think about is something out of a sci-fi movie. But just like zombie fungus the house eating plant is real, and its name is Poria incrassata. Poria is a wood-eating fungus capable of wreaking havoc inside a home before you even spot the first signs of the pest. The plant can invade the inside of your walls through minute openings and eat wood by soaking it with water from the soil it transports. However, so far there…

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Living Safely: Ridding Your Home of Hazards

Living Safely: Ridding Your Home of Hazards

Renovating a home, whether a newly purchased one or one you’ve owned for many years, can be a very exciting project for homeowners. While trying to decide what color paint to use in one room and what kind of carpeting to use in another, there can be many hazards that may be encountered along the way. Whether it’s removing materials after an asbestos inspection or ridding a home of lead paint, there are steps to be taken that can make removal much easier and safer for all involved. Asbestos can…

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