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Interior Remodeling

One of the simplest ways to protect yourself from carbon monoxide poisoning is by purchasing a carbon monoxide detector. Technology has made these devices inexpensive, simple and reliable. 

But very often, serious carbon monoxide injuries or deaths have occurred in homes that already have...

Exterior Remodeling

Sources of carbon monoxide in the home can be significant, and as a professional home inspector who has completed thousands of heating system examinations, it is astounding the number of times I find a problem with carbon monoxide leakage. Severity ranges, but it is not unusual to find life...

Appliances

If you’re playing host for Thanksgiving this year, your first step should be to make sure your kitchen equipment is up to the task of cooking up a feast -- starting with your range hood.

The right range hood doesn’t just make cooking more pleasant, it actually improves the air quality of...

Electric

 Floor squeaks break the cool night air. Gently rolling floors crest blindly under your favorite table creating a persistent wobble. Lights dim romantically each time the refrigerator comes on. Ahhhh...the pleasures of owning and maintaining and older house!

Those in the real estate business...

Drainage

When buying or selling a home, make sure a professional home inspector is part of the transaction. Nosy people can be really annoying if they are always sticking their nose in other people's business! But if you are buying a house, a home inspector is one super nosy person you definitely want...

Decorating and Design

The holidays are over and the New Year has begun. January is the time to get cracking on lots of little winter home improvement projects, avoiding big winter woes later on. Here's where to start.

WEEKEND #1: Put Away Holiday Decorations

The holidays are officially over, so January's...