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Simple Ways To Purify The Air In Your Home

Americans spend 90% of their time indoors, with the air quality inside actually being significantly worse than outside. Many of us don’t want to think that our homes can make us ill, but when you have a sick house due to low air quality, you owe it to yourself to deal...

Home Modifications For Aging In Place

Home Modifications For Aging In Place  Before making any modifications, you’ll need to assess your needs and budget. First, review your home for changes that you’d like to make. Keep both safety and convenience in mind. Some important modifications may include:...

Unsafe Radon Mitigation System

Do you have an unsafe radon mitigation system? “Caveat Emptor”   Caveat Emptor is a neo-Latin phrase meaning “let the buyer beware.”  We use this phrase often in light of a warning, that a buyer should put in due diligence, to understand what...
Needs Painting or Staining

Needs Painting or Staining

A common report defect I find on many homes with wood siding and or wood trim is “Needs painting or staining”. Unprotected wood products like siding and trim are vulnerable to attack by weather and ultraviolet rays from the sun. Paint and stains provide a...

Missing Jumper Wire at Water Meter

“Missing jumper wire at water meter” is a common electrical defect and safety hazard noted in many home inspections for older homes. The jumper wire is actually a grounding wire, a short section of large gauge wire that “jumps” or goes across...

Radon Fan Replacement Guide

RADON FAN REPLACEMENT GUIDE Looking for a new radon fan to replace your old one? These are the most common radon fan companies; your radon mitigation system most likely uses one of these fans. This chart compares replacement fans that provide similar performance,...

Sick House?

Is your house making you or your family sick? Unfortunately some homes do make the occupants sick. Many people are not aware of “Sick House Syndrome” and its causes. But most people are aware of the symptoms that can result from a sick home such as eye,...

Roof Water Drainage

Importance of Proper Roof Water Drainage Proper roof water drainage is very important in building maintenance. Even if the grade around a home is correct, the water running off the roof can wreak havoc on the foundation. Depending on the amount of soffit overhang, the...