A Versatile Flooring Option

There are a lot of different options for you to choose from when it comes to what type of flooring you want. They all come with different prices, longevity, style and ease of installation. It will be up to you to find the type that fits your needs the best. Laminate...

Crawling Out Of Your Sewer

If you find that you have bugs in your home, you usually try your best to remedy the problem, but what if you can’t figure out where they come from? Sewer gnats can be difficult to figure out when you first encounter them, and they are notoriously difficult to get rid...

Annual Maintenance Inspections

Many times when a home inspector finds a defect, people ask “how could it get so bad? Why didn’t anyone notice it?”. It is because we live busy lives, and we can’t be everywhere all the time. But that is why we have the annual home maintenance inspection. This way you...

Is Your Bathroom Properly Ventilated

Bathrooms are a very important room in the house, most of us like to spend a good amount of time there, so its wise to have a check of the ventilation system to make sure that its functioning properly, thus improving your bathroom experience.If your not sure if your...

Cast-iron Drain Lines

If you own an older home, then you know what is in the picture to the left – cast iron drain lines. Cast-iron drain lines were the go-to product for many years because it was very durable. So what is the issue with them now? To be frank – nothing. The only real issue...

Vines on a Structure

Whenever a home inspector sees vines growing on a structure, he knows that means trouble.  Vines can be very damaging to a building for many reasons. Here are just a few: Bugs. Vines are basically a built-in staircase for all sorts of critters, but especially...

Settled Patios

Patios settle, it’s a fact of life and construction. But is it really a “big deal”?For the most part, no. If you put a brick on a sponge, it is going to settle, move, and be uneven. It is the same thing with patios (or any heavy concrete of wood component). The patio...

Framing Spans, PSF, And Your Home

Whether you are building a deck, framing a roof, or even just building a tree house for the kids, framing spans and PSF are very important things to know. But first of all, what is PSF? PSF stands for: Pounds Per Square Foot. It basically takes into account the weight...

Should you Remove The Asbestos In Your Home?

we wanted to talk about the question “should you remove the asbestos in your home?” The cost associated with removal is usually high. This method is usually considered as the last option in most cases, except recommended by local and state regulations. This is as a...

Bat Issues in Your Home

Bats are a very thing to find in some homes in the area. They love to make their nest in your attic. While they are relatively quiet “tenants”, they are troublesome and expensive to remove. But since they are so common to find, let’s explore a few facts about bats:...

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