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2007 

When inspecting a 1940s colonial I noticed the roofing shingles had an unusual and uneven pattern of ageing. Viewing the home from the rear, the left side of the roof covering was distinctly more cupped, curled, and dried than the right side, which was fairly smooth.Going into the attic I noticed...
09/07/2007
When inspecting a 1940s colonial I noticed the roofing shingles had an unusual and uneven pattern of ageing. Viewing the home from the rear, the left side of the roof covering was distinctly more cupped, curled, and dried than the right side, which was fairly smooth.Going into the attic I noticed...
09/07/2007
A common problem with oil fired heating appliances, especially newer more efficient models, is condensation of combustion gases inside the chimney flue. This appears on the unit and flue pipes as a rust like substance running through the flue joints. This problem is very often misdiagnosed as rai...
09/07/2007
I received a call from a woman yesterday looking for someone to test the well and take water samples for a home she and her husband were purchasing. She also wanted a radon test done to confirm that an installed mitigation system was working. I suggested she also test the water for radon since ac...
09/07/2007
I received a call from a woman yesterday looking for someone to test the well and take water samples for a home she and her husband were purchasing. She also wanted a radon test done to confirm that an installed mitigation system was working. I suggested she also test the water for radon since ac...
09/05/2007
These days with the rising costs for keeping our homes warm and appliances humming, we are increasingly looking for ways to save on our home energy bills. The question on most people's minds is; how and where do I need to change or upgrade my home to save money? Enter the energy "expert".These in...
09/05/2007
A common problem with oil fired heating appliances, especially newer more efficient models, is condensation of combustion gases inside the chimney flue. This appears on the unit and flue pipes as a rust like substance running through the flue joints. This problem is very often misdiagnosed as rai...
09/05/2007
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