Holiday

Winterize Your Home: Heating and Cooling

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Winterizing your home is about making sure that your family is comfortable and protecting your property from the elements. Make sure heating system is ready Service the fire place and chimney Check for air leaks at windows and doors Reverse ceiling fans to optimize warm air Protect or cover the exterior air conditioner condensing unit […]

Home Inspection Tips

Sewer-Gard Warranty

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Part of the Standard Warranty Package which is provided with every full home inspection. Running water and sewer lines that drain properly are two of the most essential services in your home; and are one of the most expensive home systems to repair, often because of their location underground. A broken sewer line usually means standing pools […]

Home Maintenance

Tree Damage After a Storm

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Usually in June at the start of summer, we are highly focused on ways to protect our yards against drought. This year we are seeing a more consistent amount of rain and storms, which can bring its own issues to our yards. A very common problem during storms is tree limbs falling. High winds can […]

Prevention

Garbage Disposal Do & Don’t

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Detail of the plumbing system under a modern kitchen sink

One of the handiest appliances in the kitchen is also one of the smallest: the garbage disposal. They can also be the one with the most issues – although you won’t have as many problems if you know what to do – and what not to do. Garbage Disposal Dos Use cold water. It may […]

Prevention

What to Do if Your Pipes Freeze

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It never fails to happen: Mother Nature lulls us into a false sense of security with warmer weather, and then another hard freeze (32F or below) sneaks in. And it’s times like these that we forget to take those last protective measures to keep our pipes from freezing, such as leaving faucets dripping. The biggest […]