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Summer Homeowner Maintenance Checklist

Behind every eye-catching house is a homeowner that works hard to keep it that way.  A simple seasonal checklist will help keep track of...

Top 10 Home Inspection Defects

Knowing about some of the situations that can exist in a home allows you to be well-informed. History tells us that there are potential...

Spring Maintenance Checklist

GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS: Pull leaves and debris from gutters and downspouts. Reattach gutters that have pulled away from the house. Run a...

Battery Powered Pumps

If your home has an active sump pump, be warned: your sump pump will not last forever. It probably won’t give you any warning before it...

Condensation - A Winter Nemisis

In case you haven't noticed, winter has arrived.  With the cold dry air that accompanies our regional cool down will also begin to notice...

Fire Safety

One of the biggest issues seen with smoke alarms is their age. Many people don't realize that smoke alarms have a "shelf life" to them...

Preparing for Winter Maintenance

Winter is coming and with it comes an opportunity to perform some basic safety checks and maintenance items on your home.  We've said it...

How to Prevent Water Damage

If you think about water damaging your home, you might conjure up an image of a hurricane, torrential rain or other natural catastrophe....