Radon Levels: Basement vs. Main Floor

Having your radon test performed in a rarely-used or unfinished basement may not present accurate results for the entire home. Oftentimes, the main living area of the home is tightly sealed with plastic covered insulation which can easily trap air. The ability for air to move more freely in the basement may show lower levels…

Get the Most Benefit From Your Home Inspection

Inspection is an important step in buying a home. Being an active participant in each part of the process ensures you get the best results in the end — the home you want at the best price. There is a way to arrange a home inspection that benefits everyone. Hire Your Own Inspector Many real…

December Checklist: Is Your Emergency Kit Up to Date?

Are you ready to take on December and the winter weather that follows? As the season grows closer, it helps to have an established checklist so that you don’t forget anything. It helps to always be prepared, especially in case of an emergency. Update Your Emergency Kit If you have an emergency household kit, you…

Get the Lint Out

Laundry dryers are convenient, but in return, they require maintenance. Clean the dryer vent regularly. Dirty, lint-filled vents make your dryer work harder, causing appliance wear and bringing higher energy costs. Vents filled with lint also pose a fire hazard. Extended drying times and noticeable odors are indications your dryer vent needs cleaning. How To…

Key Words To Notice During an Inspection

When you are in the market for a new house, you will need an inspector to look over any property before you buy. The role your inspector plays is to give you the analysis you need to make an informed decision on whether to buy the home. There are a few key terms that should…