Ask the Expert: Winterize Your Home

Ask the Expert: Winterize Your Home

  Even though the first snow and hard freeze are behind us, there are steps you can take to protect your home in the coming months. Take the few extra steps this winter to help your home function at its best. Winterizing your home is the best way to prepare for...
Ask the Expert: Fall Home Maintenance

Ask the Expert: Fall Home Maintenance

It is time to start thinking about getting your home prepared for winter months. Fall is the perfect time to take care of the little things that can make a big difference for you and your home. Most of the tasks listed below are well within the average person’s...

Ask the Expert: DIY Home Improvements

When planning a project, be realistic about what you can do yourself. The following are just a few things you might want to steer clear of.

Ask the Expert: Fire mitigation

Ask the Expert: Fire mitigation

No one wants to think about the worst-case scenario or worry about things they have no control over, like losing their home in a wildfire. By doing wildfire mitigation, homeowners can increase their safety and reduce the risk to life and property.

Ask the Expert: Home Repair During COVID-19

Many people are asking themselves “What’s the sense of me not going out if I have somebody who’s going out to multiple houses coming to my house?” Home-repair companies were never ordered to put away their tools, however, business practices have shifted to meet the moment.

Ask the Expert – Working from Home Tips

Working from home can be a blessing, but it can also come with challenges. Telecommuting requires some adjustments in habits and routines and it is important that both employers and employees understand how to live and work healthily from home.

Ask the Expert: Fire Mitigation

Ask the Expert: Fire Mitigation

Fire mitigation is a series of steps that you can take to reduce the risk of a wildfire damaging or destroying your property. It includes assessing the risks around your property and your responsibility in mitigating them, thereby creating a defensible space.

Ask the Expert: Foundations

There are several warning signs that home inspectors can look for on the interior and exterior of homes that may point to problems or possible future problems with foundations. Almost all houses settle over time and a few things being out of level should not be a...

Ask the Expert: Home inspections during COVID-19

The American Society of Home Inspectors believes that home inspections may continue during the COVID-19 outbreak when prudent safety precautions are practiced, and when performing the inspection does not conflict with government orders and recommendations.

Pre-offer home inspections

Pre-offer home inspections

If you are concerned you may lose your dream home by adding an inspection contingency but still want to make sure you are protected, consider a pre-offer inspection.