Home Inspection FAQ’s

Q. Do I have to attend the inspection? We strongly recommend you attend the inspection.  You can ask questions directly as you learn about the condition of the home.  You can learn how its systems work and how to maintain them.  It will be the best...

Wet Basements

Wet basement? Then start with your grading. A home should have a one-quarter inch per foot slope for the first ten feet away from the house. This will allow rainwater to divert away from the house. Mulch beds for flowers and bushes will not correct the problem. Mulch...

Protect Yourself!

It’s almost Spring! There’s something special about springtime that makes the “honey do” lists grow as fast as the flowers. When you’re taking care of all of those important projects around your home, please be safe! Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is often the...

Caring For Your Appliances

We all have some appliances in our home. It is very rare for someone to not have the basics such as a fridge and a stove, but often there are several more installed. Appliances can be quite expensive, but fortunately, they are built to last many years. Most likely,...

Why Choose A Factory-Built Fireplace?

Who doesn’t love sitting around a cozy fireplace when the weather is colder? Not all homes, however, enjoy the benefits of a traditional fireplace so one solution to this is to install a factory-built fireplace. What are some of the advantages of choosing this kind of...

Got Some Time on Your Hands?

Social distancing, self-quarantine, flattening the curve. We’re adding all sorts of new phrases to our vocabulary this year. It could be that you’ve found yourself with more “at home” time than you expected. When that happens, what will you do with it? Here are some...

Would You Consider Wood Siding?

What type of siding does your home have? With so many different options out there, there are also various factors to take into consideration. For example, steel siding is very durable, vinyl siding is economical, and aluminum gives you a good balance between cost and...

Why Should You Insulate Your Pipes?

Are you trying to cut down on your annual spending for your home upkeep? With any home, there will always be a lot of different ways in which you can save money, but have you considered how much money is lost from your water lines? How do water lines cost you money?...

Where Does Your Energy Go?

Do you have a very large energy bill every month? Apart from heating and air conditioning, it is not always easy to know where the power draw lies, and having an appliance that is malfunctioning is not always easy to spot. One way to figure out what is causing your...

An Alternative To A Traditional Water Heater

How long do you have to wait from the moment you turn on the hot water faucet before you have hot water coming to the tap? Depending on how far the water has to travel from your water heater to your tap, this could be a wait of a few seconds or much more. This is just...

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