July 19, 2018

Not all decks are created equal. In fact, an older or poorly built deck can prove to be a dangerous piece of your property. Here are some key deck defects you’ll want to look out for.

Your home inspector is going to be looking very carefully at any deck that's present o...

July 18, 2018

Looking to save money? Most people would swear that double-paned windows will help save energy, save money, and add more value to a home, but does that really hold true?

In the United States, the annual energy loss attributed to your home's windows accounts for nearly 2...

July 18, 2018

Here in the Northeast, winter temperatures can easily drop into the single digits—even below 0° F for the cooler climates. This leaves many homeowners shivering and wondering how they can improve the cost and efficiency of heating up their home. Most often, the questio...

July 18, 2018

It was 2008 in the middle of the winter season. The Grand Forks Herald reported that icy patches were covering the streets--but it wasn't due to the cold precipitation. In actuality, the problem was caused by run-off from household sump pumps being met with the subfree...

July 6, 2018

Before we explain what knob-and-tube wiring is, and what it means for a property that has it, let's get one thing out of the way: knob-and-tube wiring is not the end of the world. If your property happens to have it, however, it’s worth educating yourself about it.


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