Category: Maintenance

Jan 26

Thinking of Hiring a Contractor?

After the home inspection we are often asked: “Do you have any contractors you recommend?”.  We will provide a list of contractors in the area, but it is up you to determine which contractor to choose.  Here are some tips on hiring a contractor.

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Jan 11

Rest Home or Rest at Home?

For senior citizens the ability to live independently in their homes for as long as possible is known as “Aging in Place”.  Those who age in place will not have to move from their present residence in order to secure necessary support services in response to their changing needs.

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Jan 05

Lighting

Color Rendering Index (CRI) CRI is a quantitative measure of the ability of a light source to reproduce the colors of various objects faithfully, in comparison with an ideal or natural light source. The closer the CRI of a lamp is to 100, the more “true” it renders colors in the environment.

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Nov 09

Water Heater Maintenance

A water heater is an appliance that heats potable water and supplies heated water to the home’s plumbing distribution system.  Most tanks are insulated steel cylinders with an enamel coating on the inner surface. They are referred to as glass-lined tanks. The lining helps prevent corrosion.  A water heater can literally explode if it’s not …

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Nov 03

Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Summer is full of long days, fun nights spent outdoors, and trips to the beach, but it can also be a tough season on your home. The heat can warp and damage door frames and wooden decks, summer rains can bring rot and mold, and storms can wreak havoc on the roof and gutters. When …

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