Is there asbestos in my home?

You’ve been warned – this is NOT a DIY asbestos removal how-to folks! Our friendly, neighborhood home inspectors are always on the look-out for potential issues for our clients. We frequently get the question, “Does a home inspector check for asbestos?” In short, the answer is: No. In NH, home inspections are visual inspections only.… Read More »

Hugelkulture

Hugel-what?!  Let’s find out in this gardening post by our office admin, Tracey! She is our resident green-thumb. When she’s not busy being the friendly voice you are all familiar with on the phone, she’s up to her elbows in garden projects around her house. This week, she shares some pointers with us on how… Read More »

Radon in your home

Many of you may not be aware, but January is Radon Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to try to clear up some misconceptions and shed some light on the importance of testing for radon in your home. What is radon? From epa.gov/radon: “Radon is a radioactive gas.  It comes from the natural… Read More »

Closing Up The Cottage

  The leaves are turning to beautiful reds, oranges and yellow and there is a cool crispness to the air. As memories linger of how fantastic the summer was, we start to think about preparing the cabin for the weather to come. With that comes snugging-up the house for the cold, wind, rain and snow. … Read More »

Ahhhh…. Spring!

Ahhh… You walk outside and immediately feel Spring in the air. The birds are chirping, the air has that fresh earthy smell and the sun feels warm on you face. I don’t know about you, but it fills me with energy! I want to scrub the long winter off everything and prepare to usher in… Read More »

Chimney Maintenance

I know we thought it would never happen, but winter has FINALLY come to an end! Ok, ok… We might be jumping the gun just a little, but we’re being optimistic. With the arrival of the nice weather, our mind tends to drift to outdoor projects and fresh air.  We don’t want to think about… Read More »