Is there a trend of not maintaining our homes growing? Do we see houses a places to stay, or as our homes?
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Home plumbing maintenance and rain barrels.
Should taking care of your foundation be part of your home maintenance routine? It should if you want to avoid other problems in your home.
The board along your roof line is called the fascia.As a home inspector, I find moisture damage in many homes when performing my inspections.
As a home inspector, I always give advice on how to reduce energy costs to my clients; however rising prices means that reducing your energy consumption does not necessarily mean lower cost. Here is a method that I use to see if I am on target to saving money.
Making your home green does not always mean replacing with green materials, but finding ways to make what you have last longer. This can be a challenge on a roof, but it is possible.
A home inspector’s insight into how do it yourself home maintenance jobs should be done.
A creative means to generate income with a home maintenance service from one Builder/Remodeler may be a benefit to homeowners. This is an area that home inspectors have noticed is not being taken care of, but it could cost homeowners in the future.
Caulking mortar joints can be an easy home maintenance task, but some care should be taken. Home inspections reveal problems here, but there are easy ways to deal with this project.
After reading a few articles on the effectiveness of keeping a journal, an idea is developed how this technique could be used for your home maintenance issues.
Professionals have to consider the language they are using and if their clients understand those terms.
Proper gutter maintenance is the best way to take care of your roof, walls, and foundation in one simple step. Here is what one inspector found.
Preventing problems with the home is better than having to make repairs later.
Should you use a contractor or do a repair yourself?