Where should you store your firewood? Do you like rodents or carpenter ants? Keeping it next to (or inside) your home is probably a bad idea.
Bidets – A Toilet Paper Alternative Given the current challenges regarding toilet paper availability, it only makes sense for us to take a moment to reconsider the porcelain bidet. A bidet is a plumbing device, usually installed next to a toilet, which is used for sanitary purposes to wash your genitals and your rear end[…]
Winter is Coming! Don’t get Decked by Bad Construction and Disrepair Weighing in on your Deck Building for Appropriate Weather Conditions Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the……..wait. NO. NO it is NOT. It is still AUGUST and we shall have to face those frights soon enough. So why are we talking about frightful[…]
Circa 1820: “Personal” Belongings Left Behind. Literally. and other interesting home inspection tales Inspecting older, historical homes is a particular professional passion of mine. There’s almost always a charming relic, legacy, or quirk to be uncovered when prodding about the nooks and crannies of a 200+ year-old home. These discoveries make the job really interesting[…]
Spring is here! We’re Making a List Maintenance items our home inspector’s will be checking for; twice (We Hope!)Don’t jinx it by ignoring these important yearly home maintenance chores Take advantage of the moderate temperatures to get a head start on your annual spring home maintenance routine! EXTERIOR INSPECTION Roof. You don’t need to climb up[…]
Hooray for Condo Living!but you still need a home inspection. Buying a Condo? You still need to get a home inspection. Any way you look at it, purchasing a condo is one of life’s major investments, whether you’re a first time buyer or a retired downsizer. And just like most homebuyers, a condo purchase can[…]