January Is Radon Action Month

The EPA has designated January as radon action month.  This is a good time to have your home checked for radon if you have never done so.  Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is now the second leading cause of lung cancer in the US, next to smoking.  The radon gas comes from… Read more »


One of the items I write up most frequently is a downspout that empties right at the foundation.  At best they have a 18″ extension that doesn’t drain the water away from the foundation. So you ask, “Why is this so important?”  The downspout carries a tremendous amount of water from the the roof during… Read more »

Attic Ventilation

The more houses that I inspect the more I find with problems with attic ventilation.  You may say, why is that such a big deal?  There are several reasons you want your attic to be ventilated properly.  Here are a few of the most important; Keep mold from becoming an issue.  Without proper ventilation/air flow… Read more »