HOME INFORMATION

Click the headings to learn important and helpful information on homes, styles, materials and methods. 

Old Homes (80-100+years),

Some of the best homes ever built were constructed long ago with slow growth lumber that is much stronger and resistant to termites than today's managed forests...

Yes get it inspected or at least tell them you are.  A Builder is required to build to “Code”, that is lowest standard and while a home inspector does not have any authority, when the builder learns that a Home Inspector will be inspecting...

The New Building Trade

When I built my house Carpenters had to have a hammer hanging from their belt for 4 years before they were considered a “carpenter” but those days are long gone, paying skilled technicians is no longer...

All homes have different issues in different areas that is why experience is important.

 

Townhomes - typically they are wide with floor joists spanning long distances, many have been built in the era of PB...  

Basement – Walls push in, below grade moisture issues, mechanical, etc., tend to be located down there. 

Termites like to enter beneath the doors and through the...

Different Materials (in Alphabetic order)

 

Aluminum – Prone to denting

 

Aluminum Wiring - Used during the period of the Vietnam War is prone to oxidizing loosening and causing fires...

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