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Ten Ways to Save Energy in Your Home

As the weather become more favorable to actually venturing outside and our own energy levels seem to rise with the temperature I thought I would reprint an article provided by InterNACHI providing hints of where to expend some of your energy and save some real expensive energy this Fall and Winter.

Submitted by SterlingBrown on Sun, 05/01/2011 - 15:53

The Holmes Syndrome, extreme home inspection

I love HGTV and given the opportunity will watch countless hours of it. I'm not too big on the Realtor and designer shows but I try not to miss the ones where any hammers and saws are used.

One very popular show, of course, is the Holmes on Homes and the spin off Holmes Inspections. These provide a lot of informative entertainment on problems with houses.

Submitted by SterlingBrown on Sat, 03/05/2011 - 16:17

Top 10 steps in preparing your cottage or cabin for that long cold winter sleep

When the changing leaves signify fall is upon us and although it brings with it one of the most colorful of seasons it also signifies that the summer is past and it’s time to shut the summer place down. Here are a few of the important tasks to remember to protect your cottage or cabin and allow you a little peace of mind while away.

Submitted by SterlingBrown on Sat, 02/19/2011 - 09:52

Help for Homeowners at Inspection Time

Recently several homeowners have said to me “I didn’t know how long the inspection was going to take.” or “I didn’t know you needed in there.” Often these same homeowners have spent hours “preparing” for the inspection by making their home super neat, super clean and super aromatic. These actions are appreciated and useful during showings, but don’t improve the inspectability of the house.

Submitted by SterlingBrown on Sat, 02/19/2011 - 09:32

Spring Cleaning and Lead Paint

A little hard to believe looking out my window but Spring is just around the corner. When Spring comes Spring cleaning can't be far behind. All in all a ritual with much merit but in need of some caution.

Submitted by SterlingBrown on Sat, 02/19/2011 - 09:23
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