Have you checked the antifreeze in your…house?

ice

That is right, if you live anywhere in the northern section of the United States you may have antifreeze in your house. Recently we have had some very cold conditions where the temperature has dropped below freezing. Freezing temperatures of below zero degrees can pose a risk for freezing and burst pipes. Many of us … Read more

Five Commonly Overlooked Fireplace Issues

Fireplace

The colder months bring times of holiday celebration and chilly nights. The glowing fireplace is a New England staple in most homes. The fireplace can go months with out a single thought of attention until the first chill hits the air. Here are 5 common issues to pay attention to before lighting a heart-warming fire. … Read more

Composite Decking

Composite Decking

Are you considering rebuilding your deck the composite decking? Here are some things to consider before you commit to this relatively new material. I recently was on a home inspection for a home that was approximately 10 years old. During the inspection I was looking at 2 decks that were part of the home. These … Read more

Five House Tips for the Fall Season

Outdoor Faucet

Fall is here! This is my favorite time of year. I find myself lost in the tapestry that our world becomes here in the Northeast. The heat is gone; leaving us with changing leaves, cool rains and sweaters to wear. It is also a time of preparation. Before we know it the winter will be … Read more

5 Tips to Make your Home Safer

Cup, saucer and plant

Even though, this is the outdoor season we are still in our home about 50-60 percent of the day. With that being said it is no wonder that the home can be the most hazardous place to be. Here are 5 things that you can do today that will make your home a little bit … Read more

5 Energy Saving Tips for a Greener Home

green house

Here are some tips that you can use to be more green and save some money. Computers – Computers are becoming more and more prevalent in our homes. Many homes have more than one computer. Computers are always drawing power while they are on. You can realize some energy savings by changing your setting to … Read more