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How to treat moss on a roof?

Moss spores are air-borne and find their way onto roofs via wind. Once the spores get on the roof, they adhere to the shingles and start growing into thick moss. Since moss does well in a wet climate, areas of the roof that get the least amount of direct sunlight are most likely to [...]

By |2022-03-10T13:39:25-08:00March 10th, 2022|DIY Repairs, home inspection, Maintenance|0 Comments

Maintenance For Your Asphalt Shingle Roof

Regular maintenance is the best way to help extend the life of the various components within a home and to keep them operating properly. One of the most important areas of a home is the roof, which serves to protect the interior from rain, hail, debris, and wind. Regularly cleaning and performing preventative maintenance [...]

By |2022-03-08T18:20:07-08:00March 8th, 2022|DIY Repairs, home inspection, Maintenance|0 Comments

How to Fix a Loose Deck Guardrail

For many people, having an outdoor living space is an important factor when considering the purchase of a property. Homes with decks and patios enable homeowners to enjoy the outdoors in a way that can keep them out of the dirt and mud, and often are used as outdoor cooking areas for barbeques and [...]

By |2022-03-08T12:43:07-08:00March 8th, 2022|DIY Repairs, home inspection, Maintenance|0 Comments

How to Fix a Loose Shower Head

A common plumbing fixture in a home, showers are a modern convenience that provide clean water for bathing activities while using less water than a traditional bath. While showers typically don’t require much maintenance beyond regular cleaning and periodic replacement of deteriorated sealant, some components can require repair or replacement as they age, such [...]

By |2022-03-08T12:36:02-08:00March 8th, 2022|DIY Repairs, home inspection, Maintenance|0 Comments

What is Lumberyard Mold?

When people hear the word “mold” during a general home inspection, there is usually a concern about indoor air quality, and the health and safety of occupants. When home inspectors find evidence of what may be mold, they will often use the terms such as “apparent mold” or “potential biological growth”. The reason why [...]

By |2022-03-08T10:44:50-08:00March 8th, 2022|DIY Testing, home inspection, Maintenance|0 Comments

Asphalt Shingle Bonding

An effective and relatively low-cost roofing option, asphalt shingles are one of the most common types of roofing material used on steep slope roofs. When properly installed and maintained, asphalt shingles can last between 20 and 50 years depending on the manufacturer, quality of shingles, and installation method. However, the life span and effectiveness [...]

By |2022-03-08T10:29:40-08:00March 8th, 2022|DIY Repairs, home inspection, Maintenance|0 Comments

How to Clean Hazy Gas Fireplace Glass

Gas fireplaces with glass fronts are very common in our area. The glass at the front of the fireplace helps keep the flames and combustion gasses contained. This lets you enjoy your fireplace without the risk of smoke and flames that is associated with open-flame fireplaces. Unfortunately, it is very common for us to [...]

By |2022-03-08T10:21:44-08:00March 8th, 2022|DIY Repairs, home inspection, Maintenance|0 Comments

How To Refinish Hardwood Floors

The beauty of natural hardwood floors will fade over time due to normal wear and tear. Luckily ,the hardwood can be rejuvenated with a little sweat equity. This task is similar to painting but does require more steps and does take more time. To beging with, thoroughly clean the floor. A simple cleaning solution [...]

By |2022-03-08T10:17:24-08:00March 8th, 2022|DIY Repairs, home inspection, Maintenance|0 Comments

How to Fix a Squeaking Floor

There is an annoying problem found in many homes; squeaking floors. It is common knowledge that older homes can have floors that creak and squeak when walked upon, but this problem can also be found in many newer homes. There are several reasons why a floor makes noise when walked upon, and figuring out [...]

By |2022-03-08T10:08:34-08:00March 8th, 2022|DIY Repairs, home inspection, Maintenance|0 Comments

How to Replace a Faulty Deadbolt Lock

One of the most important factors to consider in a home is security. Deadbolt locks at exterior doors are the first line of defense when protecting the home from intruders, so ensuring that all deadbolts are in good working order is a priority. There are a few different reasons why someone may need to [...]

By |2022-03-08T10:00:55-08:00March 8th, 2022|DIY Repairs, home inspection, Maintenance|0 Comments
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