Several factors, including climate zone, maintenance practices, material type, and usage, can influence the life cycle of exposed wood decks. So, when I make this statement: “The methods of construction on this deck are substandard and no longer permitted, and repair is
A home inspection is one of the most critical steps when purchasing a home and, in most cases, will require you to negotiate repairs after the inspection. Most buyers make two huge mistakes when negotiating repairs after I’ve inspected their potential home.
Here’s how buyers can increase the odds of catching more defects when it’s time to purchase a home. Remember: You’ll be hiring a professional to perform a “visual” home inspection. Even if you aren’t a gambler you’ll understand the odds get better
This task should be performed at least once a year. It’s simple. If you have a garage door opener, with the door in the closed position, disengage the opener by pulling the red handle on the release rope. Manually lift the door about 1/2 way up. If balanced – the door will not fall closed or quickly jump open during the test.