House Noisy in The Winter?

Ever wonder why your house and deck make cracking one popping sounds when temperatures reach dangerous lows?  It’s the basic laws of physics, according to Norbert Delatte, civil and environmental engineering department chairman and professor at Cleveland State University.  “Pretty much all building materials – wood, concrete, steel – expand with heat and contract with

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Leaks to Your Roof

With the recent cold snap, we are seeing condensation in attics in the form of frost. When the sun hits the roof, the frost melts. In some cases, condensation is seen on interior ceilings and upper walls. This can result in serious damage to your home. See the article below that we are reposting from

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Winter Preparation

Winter is upon us here in. Michigan. It’s that time of year to batten down the hatches, and protect our biggest investment. Here are a few easy to do items that will save money, help prevent deterioration, and keep you warmer. Close all feed valves to outside faucets, then open the outside bibs to drain

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WHAT REALLY MATTERS IN A HOME INSPECTION

Home Inspections and Buying A Home

In today’s aggressive real estate market, it’s easy to get caught up with the hurry to purchase a home. In other words, good homes go fast, so buy it or loose it. Buying a home is an emotional experience, and since it’s, in many cases, the largest investment many folks will make in their lifetime,

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THINGS ONLY A HOME INSPECTOR WOULD CATCH…

During the inspection in the master bath, we noticed moderate water damage to the interior of the vanity under the sink. When we tested the single handle faucet, the cold water did not turn on at the sink. After a closer look, we determined the cold water valve under the sink was shut off. We

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