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Ice Dams Create Damage

Ice dams are a ridge of ice that builds up along the edge of a roof. The ice creates a ...
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How to Prepare A House for a Home Inspection

A Fundamental Primer Realtors routinely have clients ask them how to prepare for a home inspection. These are routine steps sellers ...
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Preventing Clothes Dryer Fires

The National Fire Protection Association estimates that 17,000 fires associated with clothes dryers occur annually. Lack of maintenance is a ...
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Insulation Locations

Increasing Insulation Effectiveness

Houses lose and gain energy through the movement of heat through solid objects such as walls, floors, and ceilings. Heat ...
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Plumbing Maintenance Tips

One of the most frequent deficiencies we see during inspections, is plumbing maintenance issues. You can avoid being at the ...
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Gutter Maintenance Guide

To avoid problems in the gutters and downspouts, homeowners should make a simple investment — invest one Saturday each Fall ...
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Home buyer decisions

Three Deadly Mistakes Home Buyers Should Avoid

#1 - Thinking you can't afford it Buying a home is the smartest financial decision you will ever make. In ...
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Roof Shingles

New Roof Needed?

New Roof Needed? One of the first things a potential homeowner inspects is the roof.  If needed, it’s best to ...
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Evaluation & Testing Septic Systems

A private sewage treatment plant called septic systems are installed in areas where houses are spaced so far apart that ...
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Home Inspection Checklist

As Realtors know, the home inspection is an important part of the home buying and selling process. This checklist for ...
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