Want To Buy An Older Home? Don’t Rely Solely On The Home Inspector For A Sewer Line Inspection

15 November 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Before a house is bought on the real estate market, home inspections are done to ensure the properties don't have any problems. And even though most home inspections are quite thorough, the inspectors cannot assess every nook and cranny. One thing that is definitely hidden and can fall into disrepair is the sewer line. While home inspectors may ensure that the plumbing system is up to par, they may not be able to determine if there are serious issues underground in the sewer lines, particularly in older homes. Read More 

A Plumber And An HVAC Technician: Precautionary Measures For Your 2-For-1

11 October 2017
 Categories: , Blog

If you schedule HVAC maintenance and request cooling services, and then realize that your water heater also needs maintenance, you may be able to hire a "two-for-one" professional. This is someone who has gone through all the education and training to become BOTH a plumber and an HVAC technician. In reality, that is not unbelievable. A plumber needs about three to five years of education and training, and the HVAC program takes about two years to complete. Read More 

3 Tips To Make Sure Mosquitoes Aren’T A Threat At Your Swimming Pool Party

12 September 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Whether you have recently had a swimming pool installed or you are thinking about it, the last thing that you want to have to worry about are those pesky little mosquitoes bothering you while you are trying to enjoy some R&R in your pool. And, if you are planning a pool party where you will have guests over, you most definitely don't want mosquitoes showing up uninvited. Unfortunately, mosquitoes love the water (not to mention humans), so the pool is the perfect place for them to show up. Read More 

Stymied By Gutter Leaks? Things You Should Check

25 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If your previously fantastic gutter system has started to show signs of leaking, it's something you should take very seriously. Leaking gutters are more than just a nuisance. They can lead to structural damage to your home if the water seeps into the roof edge or the walls, not to mention the water flowing against your foundation can cause leaks and water damage there as well. If you're not sure what is causing the leak, it's time to start some basic troubleshooting. Read More 

What You Need To Know About Flood Elevation Certificates And Insurance Policies

25 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Flooding has the potential to cause serious damage to your home and property. If you live in an area where flooding happens on a regular basis, then you likely want to secure flood insurance to help you cover the costs of potential damage and repairs that will be needed to recover from a flood in the future. A flood elevation certificate can play a critical role in the insurance process. Read More