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The Story of Kitec Plumbing

What is it? Kitec® is a brand of plastic piping used in hot and cold water supplies to plumbing fixtures and in heating systems with boilers. It is cross-linked polyethylene…

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Earth grounding systems

The Function and Importance of Earth Grounding Systems – Part Two

This is Part Two of a two-part post. If you missed Part One, click here. In Part One, we took a look at what earth grounding systems are and why…

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Earth grounding systems

The Function and Importance of Earth Grounding Systems – Part One

Electricity is confusing enough when we deal with wires that are supposed to carry the current. It’s even more confusing when we talk about wires that normally don’t do anything…

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Aluminum wiring

The True Story Behind Aluminum Wiring – Part Two

This is Part Two of a two-part post. If you missed Part One, you can read that here. In Part One, we took a look at the difference between copper…

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Aluminum wiring

The True Story Behind Aluminum Wiring – Part One

Aluminum wiring in homes has an interesting and controversial history. We’ve had lots of clients ask, “Is it safe? Should it be replaced?” The short answer is that it is…

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Older home

Tips for Buying an Older Home – Part Two

This is Part Two of a two-part post. If you missed Part One, you can view that here. In Part One, we looked at the initial considerations to make when…

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Older home

Tips for Buying an Older Home – Part One

Older homes have history and character. They often have architectural details we don’t see today, and building materials and techniques that are not used in modern construction. Homes don’t wear…

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Risk Reversal

Growing Your Home Inspection Business through Risk Reversal – Part Two

This is Part Two of a two-part post. If you missed Part One, you can view that here. In Part One, we discussed the importance of providing quality service to…

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Risk Reversal

Growing Your Home Inspection Business through Risk Reversal – Part One

When consumers look to buy a product or service, they are taking a risk. The product may not be any good; the service may not deliver as promised. Most of…

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Home Inspection - What to Expect

Home Inspection – What to Expect

As a first time home buyer or seller, or perhaps as someone who hasn’t had a home inspection by booking home inspection services, you may be wondering what’s involved in…

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Roof

What You May Not Know About Your Roof — Part Two

This is Part Two of a two-part post. If you missed Part One, read that first here. In Part One, we looked at roof structure and coverings, and highlighted the…

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Roof

What You May Not Know About Your Roof — Part One

While most homeowners don’t think much about them until they leak, roofs are a significant part of the home, both functionally and aesthetically. Roofs are typically high, steep, and dangerous….

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