While inspectors focus most of their attention on the structure and components of a house, they also pay close attention to other things that may adversely affect or actively be affecting the building. Grading is one of those key areas of focus. Grading refers to the slope and contour of the ground in relationship to […]Read More about Making The Grade: Grading 101
If you are going to do an outside project like painting or concrete work it’s best to check the weather forecast before you start. One contractor failed to do that last week and poured a huge three car wide driveway that ended up a week later across the street in a huge pile. Why you […]Read More about Check the weather…
You are looking at a house, it’s gorgeous from the street, it’s possibly the one. The interior has been remodeled, the mechanicals updated, the bedrooms perfect for the kids, you feel this is the end of the search for a new home. Your Realtor is excited for you and has a contract ready for your […]Read More about Neighbors, make a difference!
Video of a very standard front yard: Take a look where the sewage clean out is located; in the basement or outside along the side of the foundation. This will tell you where the sewer line from the home is. Now look around for trees and see if there are any near the sewer line. […]Read More about Trees and Drains do not go well together.
During a busy day there are things that make you stop for a moment and think about life. As I climbed the ladder to walk the roof I spotted these birds cozy in their nest waiting for their mom to return with more food.