Types of Animals that Can Damage Your Home or Property

Types of Animals that Can Damage Your Home or Property There are a copious amount of animals in the wild that are capable of damaging your property. Although some of the more prevalently seen animals, such as squirrels, are over-looked as a threat, this is not the case. Many wild animals have the ability to affect the well-being of our properties and even the structural makeup of our homes. Continue reading to learn which animals to keep an eye on, and what areas of your home to watch.


Starlings are known to be native to Europe; however they do migrate to parts of North America and compete for habitat here. They are identified by their dark blackish color. They look sweet and harmless, but they are threats to our properties. As mentioned, they have trouble integrating with the local bird community; so instead, they use residential and commercial real estate as their shelter. They will nest in small areas, such as gutters, under roof shingles, in vents and air conditioners, crawl spaces, and more. Not only can they damage the structural makeup of our properties, their droppings can cause equal amounts of damage too. Their droppings are corrosive, and …

Improve Your Property With Remote Control Doors

Improve Your Property With Remote Control Doors When it comes to safety, security and convenience in your home, very few people give a thought to how having remote control doors can make their lives more convenient as well as a lot more secure. This is especially true of busy families who simply do not have the time to manually open and close garage doors when leaving or arriving home each day. Although these doors were initially considered a luxury, they are fast becoming an essential home safety feature.

Consider the Type of Door You Have

While it is possible to automate most types of garage door, some will be a little more expensive than others to do. This is because different types of motors are required for each door type, so before installing remote control doors, careful consideration should be given to this. If you are on a tight budget, the most affordable option is usually an automated roll-up door, as both the door and motor for this are quite affordable. However, if you are able to spend more, it may be wise to invest in something a little more sturdy, such as a tip-up door or a sectional overhead …