Since we live where severe weather regularly causes power fluctuations and our local electrical providers do not always provide clean and consistent power, we need real protection for our … [Read more...] about Don’t Cry If Your Electronics Fry – Protect Them
There are various species of wood-destroying insects that are common in Costa Rica, and of these, carpenter ants, termites and beetles are the most common pests that damage wood. Some actually eat … [Read more...] about What’s Eating Your Costa Rica Casa?
In typical Costa Rican housing, standard two-prong electrical outlets without a grounding circuit are common. These outlets, also known as receptacles or plugs, serve to provide ready-to-use … [Read more...] about Dangerous Electrical Installations in Costa Rica
In many homes in Costa Rica that are currently available for rent and purchase, suicide showers have been installed in the bathrooms. The reason that these dangerous devices exist, is that many … [Read more...] about Shocking Suicide Showers in Costa Rica
Here in Costa Rica, concrete construction is the most common method and is accepted by the majority of the buyers. Homeowners and buyers may notice problems such as cracks in floors and walls and … [Read more...] about Concrete Construction Problems in Costa Rica