My home inspections reveal many problems with insulation or preventing the loss of conditioned air, or the intrusion of heat or cold into the home. Here are some simple steps to take to tighten the seal of an older home.
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The first step in a green home conversion is thinking what you can reuse in the home.
A quick run down of common areas where a leak can occur in your home. The roof is not always the culprit.
Home inspectors frequently see the same things over and over again. Here are five common home problems which are easily repaired.
Remembering my days in food service, I knew that metro shelving can be a good option for garage organization, particularly when it is on wheels.
Considering a study from an engineering firm about the average measurement that a foundation is out of level, a home inspector looks at a way to use a laser level to see if there may be a problem.
A great place to take the family is Houston’s downtown public library.
Small children can present safety concerns. Here are some ideas from a home inspector on how to improve your home.
Dealing with dogs and the damage that they could cause.
Considerations on home designs and how they should be improved.
A look at gardening in a neighborhood, with an eye to growing your own food.
CHP systems may become more common in the future; currently only high end homes would have their own power plant.
Evaluating a room without a home inspector’s tool kit.
A simplified way to inspect your air conditioning system without a home inspector’s tool kit.