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.
Find out how we are safely conducting home and property inspections in the Era of COVID. How can everyone stay safe at an inspection?
We check every home that we inspect for adequately placed Smoke and Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detectors. Our home inspectors look for compliance in several areas.
A quick entry about one of the most common home inspection findings.
Remove the organic matter from the perimeter of your home.
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[…]
Free Smoke AlarmsGet ’em while they’re hot! Free Smoke Alarms for VT and NH And some free advice from The American Red Cross The American Red Cross New Hampshire & Vermont Region is promoting a new campaign that is designed to help you make your home safer. The Red Cross Home Fire Preparadness Campaign seeks to make homes safer[…]
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[…]
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters Some Shocking Information. If you live in the modern era, you have probably noticed the special electrical receptacle (or outlet, socket, or whatever you want to call it) near a potentially wet location with a little test and reset button on its face. These are known as Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters. Commonly[…]
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[…]