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2008 

Attic ventilation is an often misunderstood and vitally important component of a home. Without it the home would be unable to dissipate moisture or keep the attic cooler thus extending shingle life. Common attic ventilation devices are gable vents, ridge vents and soffit vents. Some others types ...
06/20/2008
Attic ventilation is an often misunderstood and vitally important component of a home. Without it the home would be unable to dissipate moisture or keep the attic cooler thus extending shingle life. Common attic ventilation devices are gable vents, ridge vents and soffit vents. Some others types ...
06/20/2008
Inspecting central air conditioning is often challenging because there are times when the unit can not be run due to ambient conditions. But there are components that can and should be inspected any time regardless of temperature. One of the most important and I find to be frequently overlooked, ...
06/16/2008
I have inspected many newly constructed homes through out my career. A recurring theme that I hear from the time I get the phone call at least until the inspection starts is; "It's a new house and has been inspected by the city, what could be wrong?" Yes indeed what could be wrong when builders a...
06/13/2008
I have inspected many newly constructed homes through out my career. A recurring theme that I hear from the time I get the phone call at least until the inspection starts is; "It's a new house and has been inspected by the city, what could be wrong?" Yes indeed what could be wrong when builders a...
06/13/2008
If no one has noticed the cost of heating our homes has increased slightly over the last year. Here in Connecticut the price of heating oil has gone to over $4.00 a gallon. People who are buying newly constructed homes are counting on lower energy costs because a new home will be tight, well insu...
06/02/2008
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