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February 8, 2019

Winter Mold

Winter Mold Ever notice in the cold winter months you may get some mold growing around your windows on the sills and trim work in your home? Why does mold often appear around the windows during the winter months? Humidity and condensation are the reason. Warm, indoor air condensates on the cold windows forming droplets (moisture) which soaks into the sills and trim work around the window, so it becomes damp and before you know
Home, Mold, Safety
Passive Radon Systems Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. The EPA, recommends to test and reduce the radon levels in your home if levels are at or above 4.0 pCi/L. Testing should occur every few years or after any major re-construction project that disturbs the foundation and soil around the home. Many new home builders are installing passive radon systems in their homes to help reduce the radon
Home, Radon, Safety

December 20, 2018

Looking Forward

It’s almost the end of December already, and looking back over the year it’s been an interesting one to say the least. The market has been hot and cold this year giving us the roller coaster ride we expected. We have seen a lot of beautiful homes and some that have not been so great. Treating every home the same during the inspection process, is key,  so we can provide a in depth, impartial inspection

December 7, 2018

Winter is Here!

The calendar has officially turned, and winter is here, whether you like it not! Why not try to be a smarter homeowner this year and get ahead of the colder weather and beat old man winter before he wreaks havoc on your home! Here are a few things that should be on your to-do list before you start hibernating this winter. 1. Order firewood. Ask friends and neighbors for suggestions on good sources in your
Most people are familiar with the home inspection process, a popular trend which is growing more popular each year in the home buying process. The goal is to determine the home’s condition, from the roof to the foundation and all the systems in between like electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling. Ideally you are buying a home that is well maintained and only has a few outstanding problems that require attention. Unfortunately, many homeowners defer maintenance

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