January 9, 2020

Part of responsible homeownership includes, of course, regular home maintenance.  And there are some tasks that, if deferred, can lead to a home system that’s inefficient and overworked, which can res...

February 15, 2019

An Uplifting Experience

Truss uplift has nothing to do with plastic surgery or under- garments. It is a phenomenon common in homes built with roof trusses as opposed to rafters. If a house suffers fro...

November 1, 2018

High efficiency heating systems have become popular because they save fuel and, one would suppose, save money. But what do they mean when they talk about efficiency? What is furnace efficiency? Actual...

June 4, 2018

Serious structural problems in houses are not very common, but when they occur they are never cheap to fix. Some can’t be fixed at all. This report won’t turn you into a home inspector, but it will gi...

December 30, 2017

As the outside air becomes cold and dry during the winter season, so does the air inside your homes.

The levels of humidity in the air can affect the comfort of your home.  According to the comfort zon...

September 9, 2017

Have you ever wondered why your neighbors never surface from their home, rarely have any garbage to pick up, always have the blinds down or windows covered, come and go at unusual hours and never invi...

April 9, 2017

A professional building inspection by a qualified engineer can help you separate the NEEDS from the WANTS.

The time has finally come. Your cramped kitchen and dining room is making way for the state-of...

January 12, 2017

Do you have any recalled products in your home? Millions of people live with recalled products without ever knowing. Use this great free tool to see if any of your home products have been recalled.

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