5 Things you don’t know about Hiring a Home Inspector
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5 Things you don’t know about Hiring a Home Inspector

So your real estate agent just called and said you have an accepted offer on that new house.  Congratulations! And oh, by the way, you have 7 days to get an inspection.  Better get on the horn pronto and find a home inspector. This is an all too familiar scenario for lots of folks.  But do you…

Deck Damage: Is your back-yard escape ruining your home?
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Deck Damage: Is your back-yard escape ruining your home?

With spring just around the corner, your neighborhood lumber yard will soon be full of people buying stacks of treated lumber, ready to build a brand new deck.  Some are DIY’ers, some are paying a contractor, but from what I can see, they all need a little help. Remember the viral video of the Indiana…

Energy Saving Program in Kentucky Saves Homeowners Big Bucks.

Energy Saving Program in Kentucky Saves Homeowners Big Bucks.

As a very hot summer comes to a close, heating your home may be the last thing on your mind.  But with winter coming (for my fellow GOT fans) I’ve got some great news for you.  There is a little known program available that can save you a lot of money.  How does a 20% savings…

Is there a bomb ticking under your sink?

Is there a bomb ticking under your sink?

Water. The substance of life.  We can’t live without it.  And there’s nothing better than indoor plumbing.  Don’t think so?  Ask your favorite senior sometime about walking through 12 inches of snow in sub-zero temperatures just to use the bathroom.  But with all the greatness that indoor plumbing holds, people have made a few mistakes along the…

The low down on Mold.

The low down on Mold.

Nasty stuff.  Nasty stuff indeed.  But what classifies a person to be considered a “Mold Professional.”  This is where marketing spins start to twist like a F5 tornado. I do not advertise mold inspection, I never will.  Why?  Because it would not be honest for me to do so. The first thing I do when…

Only you can prevent fores…clothes dryer fires

Only you can prevent fores…clothes dryer fires

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, there are an estimated 15,500 fires, 10 deaths and 10 injuries every year due to clothes dryer fires.  Several hundred people a year are also subjected to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from improper dryer vents. The total damages come to nearly $100,000,000 yearly.  That’s one hundred million dollars a year….

Priming…yeah it’s that important.

Priming…yeah it’s that important.

Priming…Most people hate it.  Why? They think it’s extra work.  I’m here to tell you it’s not, and your finished product will turn out much better with its use. I used to be a manager at a certain big retail giant…let’s call them “Glowe’s.”  One busy Saturday at Glowe’s I was stopped in the lumber department by…