August 02, 2018 // Home Inspiration

How to Change a Light Swi...

If you’ve never changed a light switch before, don’t be intimid...

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Changing your furnace filter should be done every 2-3 months. It’s a simple task, but often overlooked, especially if you’ve never done it before.  Follow these s...

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How to Change a Furnace Filter

April 17, 2018 // Home Inspiration

The following article from wikiHow is an excellent recap and quick checklist you should use to protect your basement from water damage. I felt it is worthwhile sharing this in...

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Prevent Basement Flooding

May 27, 2015 // Home Inspiration

I have had two neighbors call me asking for help with their sump pumps this week.  One had a pump with a blocked discharge pipe (the owner had put a sock on it to keep small ...

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Sump Pump Installation

May 12, 2015 // Home Inspiration

Hot Water heaters account for approximately 20% of the energy usage in homes. The new requirements set by the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Appliance Energy Cons...

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New Standards for Residential Water Heaters Effective April 16, 2015

May 06, 2015 // Local Events Real Estate

Clean and Check for Rust Before the snow melts or rain falls, it is a good idea to check your sump pump and make sure it is functioning.  This would include cleaning the sump...

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Sump Pump Maintenance

April 20, 2015 // Home Inspiration

Kent Zaitz explains the dangers of carbon monoxide and the precautions you need take to protect yourself and your family in the video below:    

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What You Need Know about Carbon Monoxide

April 17, 2015 // Home Inspiration

Record Retrieval is a new Real Estate Scam. Scammers are very creative and come after unsuspecting good people.  I just received copies of letters sent to a first time homebu...

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Alert for New Homeowners: Record Retrieval Scam

April 17, 2015 // Real Estate

Previously I discussed how much insulation should you add to your ceiling or attic, now I would like to discuss how to get the most benefit from your installation.  If the in...

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Correctly Install Your Attic Insulation

April 16, 2015 // Home Inspiration

How often should you change your furnace filter?  A new homeowner asked me how often should they change their furnace filter, and if they should use a high efficiency type fi...

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Homeowner Tips: Furnace Filter Replacements

April 15, 2015 // Home Inspiration

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