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 Grading Around House: “Correct Grading 101”
Check The Weather Before Starting a Project!
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 working on a new construction house failed to do that and poured a huge three car wide concrete driveway. It started to harden up when the anticipated thunder storm […]Read More about Check The Weather Before Starting a Project!
Neighbors, Make it Difficult to Sell!
You are looking at a house, it’s gorgeous from the street, it’s possibly the one. The interior has been remodeled, the mechanics’s 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 it Difficult to Sell!
Trees and Drains do not go well together.
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.
Special Moments in Life to Enjoy…..
During a busy day there are things that make you stop for a moment and think about life. Climbing the ladder to walk a roof I spotted these lovely young chicks cozy in their nest, beaks open waiting for their mother to return to them with more food. Don’t we all sometimes wish we had […]Read More about Special Moments in Life to Enjoy…..