Attic Maintenance and Winterization

When it comes to preparing your home for the winter months, it is important to make sure your attic is is included on the list of things to do. Whether you use your attic for storage or as a maintenance room of the house, it’s important to make sure you’re prepared for the cold months.

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By |November 24th, 2014|Home Maintenance|Comments Off on Attic Maintenance and Winterization

Maintaining Walkways and Driveways

Winter is quickly approaching, and some parts of the United States have already been seeing snow fall. With this being the case, it is time to prepare for winter and its harsh weather. Whether it’s a snowy day or a rainy day that turns the rain to ice, it is important to be prepared.

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By |November 21st, 2014|Home Maintenance|Comments Off on Maintaining Walkways and Driveways

Winterization: Heating Issues

Winter is quickly approaching, and it is important to be prepared. It is also important to make sure your home’s heating sources are prepared for the colder months of the year. Before anything, you must check heating sources, such as your furnace and chimney, to make sure they work properly and are safe to use. […]

By |October 24th, 2014|Home Maintenance|Comments Off on Winterization: Heating Issues

Winterizing: Draft Control

Colder weather is quickly approaching, and that means addressing an important element of your home to inspect: draft control. Draft is when air from outside slips through cracks into your home, which can cause the temperature in your home to increase or decrease. This can cause problems in the colder seasons of the year, so […]

By |October 10th, 2014|Home Maintenance|Comments Off on Winterizing: Draft Control

Home Inspections After Flooding

Home Inspections After Flooding

In unfortunate circumstances, a flood may occur in your home. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends inspecting your household after any water damage occurs. It is important to exercise caution before entering your home after flooding, due to the various types of damage that may be present. Flooding may result from […]

By |September 26th, 2014|Home Inspection Articles, Home Maintenance|Comments Off on Home Inspections After Flooding

Important Information on Window Inspections

Windows are what make a house complete. They allow natural light to flood your house during the daytime and can provide your home with fresh air without allowing bugs inside. When installing windows in your home, it’s important to know information on window inspections and when your windows need more attention. Depending on where you […]

By |September 12th, 2014|Home Maintenance|Comments Off on Important Information on Window Inspections

Identifying Foundation Trouble

Foundation issues can develop naturally over time. They can also result from catastrophic disaster, natural or otherwise. The main culprit for causing foundation issues is water in the soil causing swelling when saturated and retracting when parched. If this swelling and retracting occurs unevenly beneath a house then the foundation may be subject to stress […]

By |August 29th, 2014|Home Maintenance|Comments Off on Identifying Foundation Trouble

Chimney Issues to Look For

No matter how modern and progressive homes become, a fireplace can add a sense of warmth to a home that still appeals to many. Maintaining a working fireplace requires yearly cleaning to address creosote buildup and possible blockages by debris or small animals. It is also important to check the masonry and condition of the […]

By |August 15th, 2014|Home Maintenance|Comments Off on Chimney Issues to Look For

Getting Rid of Smoke Damage

A house fire is one of the most devastating things that can happen to your home. After the fire, you will be faced with many important decisions that can help get your home and life back to normal. While most homeowners can recognize the damage caused directly from the fire itself, you may not realize […]

By |July 28th, 2014|Home Maintenance|Comments Off on Getting Rid of Smoke Damage

Identifying and Preventing Pest Damage

Buying house is one of the biggest investments that you can purchase during your lifetime, and you want to protect your investment from anything that could potentially damage your home. While you may have protected your home against weather damage, you may be unaware that your home is still vulnerable to potential hazards much smaller […]

By |July 21st, 2014|Home Inspection Articles|Comments Off on Identifying and Preventing Pest Damage