An ongoing series of informational entries

August 7, 2022

Water may be essential to life, but, as a destructive force, water can diminish the value of your home or building. Homes as well as commercial buildings can suffer water damage that results in increased maintenance costs, a decrease in the value of the property, lowered productivity, and potential liability associated with a decline in indoor air quality. The best way to protect against this potential loss is to ensure that the building components which enclose the structure, known as the building envelope, are water-resistant.

July 29, 2022

Most people don’t know how easy it is to make their homes run on less energy, and we want to change that. Drastic reductions in heating, cooling and electricity costs can be accomplished through very simple changes, most of which homeowners can do themselves.

July 21, 2022

The largest, single investment most consumers make is in their homes. The consumer can protect their home, possessions, and liability with a homeowner's insurance policy.  Here are a few things you should know.

December 22, 2021

Crawlspaces are host to a large number of conditions that may harm the house or inspectors. Never enter a crawlspace without proper personal protective equipment.

Crawlspaces are notorious for the nasty discoveries made there by inspectors, and it isn’t hard to figure out why.

December 5, 2021

Electricity is an essential part of our lives. However, it has the potential to cause great harm. Here are some useful safety tips.

December 4. 2021

Arc-fault circuit interrupters (AFCIs) are special types of electrical receptacles or outlets and circuit breakers. Why are they important?

December 2. 2021

Why do many garages pose a fire hazard? Learn tips that can help prevent garage fires and their spread.

December 2, 2021

A list of essential tools every homeowner should own.