Once the cold weather finally seems to be behind us and the sun is shining, it is a good time to take a quick walk around your house and look to see what the winter has brought you. The Winter season can bring different conditions in different parts of the country. Even with a mild winter […]
How to: Mold Clean up Spring is a welcome change from the cold months of winter. Spring showers bring forth flowers and green trees. The wet rain and heavy humidity can also encourage the growth of mold and other fungus. Mold has gotten a lot of press over the years and as a home inspector […]
Preparing for heavy storms can make the difference between a pleasant memory and an all out disaster. Here’s some things you can do.
The northeast has had its share of heavy storms in the past few years. Many of us have come to appreciate the need to be prepared. The time to prepare is in the calm before the inevitable storms that will come our way. Taking steps now to prepare and have some supplies ready is important. Once […]
Now that the storm has passed, it is time to assess the damages. Do you have power? Without power you may not have heat. Close shade and curtains to minimize heat loss. Unplug sensitive electronic in the event that there is a surge when the power comes back on. Try to keep the refrigerator closed as […]
Somethings to consider before you strike the match to light the fire. As a home inspector, I often talk to people about their chimney and fireplace as part of my inspection. It is something that many of us give little thought to during the year. Before long many of us will be stoking up the […]