If you’re considering buying a home with ivy-covered exterior walls, know that a visual inspection cannot address hidden defects. Ivy can cover important information you may need to consider during the investigative process, most commonly cracks and painted surfaces. If I can’t see it, I can’t report it.
Let’s start where most homebuyer’s questions start. Do building codes require gutters? And if they do, what action can I take to address the fact that I don’t have gutters installed on my new home? No, and it can be a complicated
Rustication is a range of masonry techniques giving visible surfaces a finish that contrasts in texture with the smoothly finished, squared-block masonry surfaces called ashlar.
Take a walk down the streets of any historic neighborhood and it is easy to see the allure of a grand old porch. Each genre of architecture has its own unique way of celebrating this inviting sanctuary that links the home with