Today’s Economy With today’s economy, many people are staying in their current house. This makes it quite inviting to finally complete those renovations and additions that you’ve been talking about for years. But where to start? If you don’t have the cash or don’t want to spend the cash right now...
After the Southern California power crisis of 2000-2001, as well as the current price of gas, don’t you wish there was something you could do to decrease your utility bills? There is, and many of them don’t take much time, effort, or money. Replace incandescent light bulbs with fluorescent bulbs....
Our climate can play havoc with your roof. Here’s what happens: When the lumber was ordered for your house, it was what we call “green lumber,” having a typical moisture content of 20% or higher. The natural drying process as the house was being built typically causes the moisture content to fall...
I'm often asked when it's time to call a home inspector. Since you're asking the question, then that's the first sign that you may need an inspector. In certain cases, it just makes good sense to call a professional home inspector. For instance, I was recently asked to help solve a problem with a...

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