Ten Surprising Pool Maintenance Tricks You Should Know

Ten Surprising Pool Maintenance Tricks You Should Know

  Your swimming pool needs to be well-taken care of, in and out of season. Without proper care, the water can become a breeding ground for illness-causing organisms. A regular maintenance schedule will ensure that the pool remains clear and in good condition all...
Mold & Indoor Air Quality Tests

Mold & Indoor Air Quality Tests

Overview Mold isn’t a bad word – it is everywhere, and every home has it. Without it the world would not be habitable for humans or animals. Mold only becomes a problem when there is too much of it, when it causes problems for your health or when it is...
Septic System Overview and Maintenance Recommendations

Septic System Overview and Maintenance Recommendations

Overview Many homes and businesses are located in suburban and rural areas not served by a centralized public sewer system. The most practical and safest alternative to a municipal hookup is a septic tank system.  According to the EPA, more than one in five households...
Sliding Doors: Issues and What to Look Out For

Sliding Doors: Issues and What to Look Out For

Sliding glass doors often suffer hardware damage or the track becomes dirty and the doors will not operate easily. On older metal sash sliding doors, the damage to the building interior at floor level can be significant, because of condensation and ice build up.  The...
Home Inspections 101

Home Inspections 101

Home inspections are a vital component of today’s real estate transactions yet there are often misconceptions about what comprises a home inspection. Today, we hope to help clear up some of the confusion and provide a basic overview of the inspection process. Let’s...
New Construction Home Inspections

New Construction Home Inspections

My house is brand new – it’s in perfect condition, right?  Wrong! Many people believe that just because a home is new, it is in perfect condition. This is a misconception that can cost money and cause headaches down the road. During new construction, multiple...