This Interruption Could Save Your Life

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters, or GFCIs for short, are incredibly important devices. They're required to be installed in any room with a water source, like a bathroom, kitchen, or laundry room for the simple fact that water and electricity don't mix. As you may be...

Do You Have Old Windows?

Since the state of Ohio was founded in 1803, it's one of the senior members of the United States. And when you look around certain neighborhoods, you'll undoubtedly find a plethora of older homes - they don't all date back to the 1800s, but still, they're getting up...

Why Home Inspectors Go In The Attic

Today’s homes have many different ways to ventilate the attic area. These vents must be located, identified, and examined for adequacy. The inspection should reveal if there are any signs of high moisture or condensation because of lack of ventilation. Also, plumbing...

In Real Estate: Four Common Pitfalls to Avoid

Myth 1. I don’t need to use a Realtor Knowledge and Experience are your greatest assets.  We can learn from our own mistakes, but it is much less painful to learn from someone else’s.  Experienced Professionals know the mistakes others have made and can help...

What Causes a Wet Basement?

Hydrostatic pressure is the term used to describe water that builds up vertically along the side of the foundation walls. The higher the vertical column of water the more the weight of the water causes pressure to build. Water always takes the path of least resistance...

HOME INSPECTION FAQ’S

Q. Why do I need a Home Inspection? The purchase of a home is often the largest single investment families ever make.  Learning as much as you can about the condition of the property before you buy just makes sense.  The time to discover the need for...

Vinyl Siding for Your Home

Out of all the different types of siding materials, you probably can’t find a better value for your money than vinyl. Vinyl gives you good durability at a low price while not being too complicated to install. This is why vinyl is one of the most common materials you...

How to Keep Woodpeckers at Bay

Hearing or seeing a woodpecker at work is quite fascinating, but this is not the case when the bird is working on your house. Woodpeckers have amazing eyesight and hearing, and they use this to locate bugs to eat. Unfortunately, this means that if you have any type of...

How Your Landscaping Can Keep You Cool

There are many different factors that have an influence on the temperature in your home. In the summertime, you might think that your AC is the only thing that keeps your home cool, but there are a few other methods you can use that can help regulate the temperature....

Sharing Your Home With Ants

Ants are everywhere. No matter where you live on earth, you have some type of ants living nearby. While ants aren’t known to be damaging pests, they are, nevertheless, a nuisance when they show up inside your home. There are even some types of ants that actually do...

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