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Leaving Home – Preparing Your Home for When You’re Away

2018-03-07T15:03:39+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Home Maintenance, How to|

Whenever you leave your home for an extended period of time, whether for vacation, work or family business, much can happen in the period that you're away. Some events can cause significant and even catastrophic damage if no one is present to take prompt action when they occur. There are steps that you can take [...]

Why Windows Leak

2018-01-25T10:20:54+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|Home Construction, Home Inspection, How to|

A scary tale about what's in your walls from Your Houston Home Inspector. Many Houston Homeowners are Plagued with Leaking Windows Many homeowners in the Houston market area encounter leaky windows. It's a common defect that we see on many of our Houston home inspections. Unfortunately, window leaks are much easier to [...]

How To Prepare for your Home Inspection

2017-08-05T19:20:10+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Essential Reading, Home Inspection, How to|

A Home Inspection, Performed by a Professional Home Inspector is a key component of almost all home resale transactions. This article is intended to help the home inspection client obtain the most comprehensive home inspection possible. The Home Inspector is typically retained by the buyer during the contract option period, although more and more home [...]

Converting to a Tankless Water Heater

2017-07-29T16:25:48+00:00 June 17th, 2017|Home Maintenance, Home Reference, How to|

New Rheem tankless water heater made by Paloma In this article we will cover the process, parts, materials and tools needed to install a tankless (a.k.a. on-demand) water heater. In this case, we will be replacing an older 50-gallon electric tank type water heater with a new, high efficiency, gas fired, tankless unit. [...]