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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...

Chimneys

 Preventing house fires should always be a priority, but if you're like most Americans, you think you're at very little risk of ever experiencing a house fire. This attitude, however, can be almost as dangerous as fire itself. Outside of the former Soviet Bloc, Americans have the highest fire...

Energy Efficient Gas Fireplace

Few things says luxury better than a cozy fireplace.  But traditional fireplaces are anything but luxurious to operate, and those that have been converted to gas logs are huge energy wasters.  A better option is the energy efficient gas fireplace; the Rinnai 750 Fireplace.  

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Chimney Repair and Cleaning

When temperatures drop, it's time to think about getting your house ready for winter. A good place to start is by reviewing your chimney for any repair or cleaning it may need.

Often neglected, chimneys are a vital part of a home's structure and mechanical functioning. If a chimney is not...

Driveways and Walkways

November is here, and that means the leaves have just about all left the trees, but hopefully are not still stuck in your gutters! Holidays are just around the corner and it's a terrific time to get your home ready for some company too. Here's where to begin. 

Weekend # 1 :  Chimney and...

Bathroom Remodeling

Preventive home maintenance will not only keep you safer and more comfortable, it will keep up your homes value AND allow you to stay in it as long as you can.  Here are a few home maintenance suggestions that can help you do that. 

Monthly preventive home maintenance: Test your smoke...