September 18, 2018

When speaking to clients, the number one questions arises, “What is the most important item, I should work on?” I say, "For me personally, it’s windows and doors." 

While windows and doors might not sound all that glamorous, but they play a huge role in indoor comfort,...

October 3, 2017

We get this questions almost every inspection. Obviously if the system is not working, its time to change it. On a serious note, 

Sometimes, however, the signs are not as clear. You may have to do a little troubleshooting as to why your HVAC system is on the f...

October 24, 2016

With the Farmer’s Almanac predicting the coldest periods will be in Late December- mid January, you don’t have much time to prepare your home for the harsh Winter. Taking care of the little things will make a big difference for your home and save costly repairs and agg...

September 1, 2016

This month I came across 4 properties with different types of sagging roofs. So here we go.

A single-family roof framing is commonly comprised of rafters, which are the sloped members that the roof deck is nailed to, and ceiling joists or rafter ties, which are the hori...

August 1, 2016

The general thinking is, any plumbing from the '60s or older is on its last legs. That's because most of the piping used pre-1960s was galvanized steel. In fact, if you are looking at a house from that era or earlier, chances are it probably has had so many problems th...

July 1, 2016

Here’s a little breakdown of the difference between a sump pump and an ejector pump and how each is used.

Despite looking very similar and performing the same basic functions, a sump pump and an ejector pump perform the same action very differently. Homeowners are often...

June 1, 2016

This article is meant for reading and helping you understand some of the issues home inspectors look for when inspecting an electrical system of a property. I strongly recommend having a licensed professional evaluate your home’s electricity, if you are experiencing pr...

April 1, 2016

This article is meant for reading and helping you understand some of the issues home inspectors look for when inspecting an electrical system of a property. I strongly recommend having a licensed professional evaluate your home’s electricity, if you are experiencing pr...

March 1, 2016

All buildings, regardless of when or where they were built and with what material, are subject to movement. It can be seasonal shrinkage and expansion due to cold and heat, or slow settling
into the ground below the home can cause the movement. As a result, cracks are...

February 1, 2016

With all the new technology that has made furnaces more efficient, which in return help reduce our carbon usage, one would think all is great with the future, when it comes to heating your home. Unfortunately, that is not the case. New issues arise when installing the...

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