Get ready, get set, get planting!

Ok fellow gardeners, as we sit and freeze our buns off, it’s time to start planning for spring! Have all of your favorite seed catalogs arrived? It’s time to get those orders placed because in a few short weeks it will be time to start some of those seeds! If you hope to grow delphinium… Read More »

Our Office Remodel

In November of 2020, our office suffered a devastating flood. Of course, it was the Home Inspector’s water heater that ruptured and destroyed half of the building. Ironic, right!? As if remodeling wasn’t enough of a challenge, we had to remodel during the pandemic. But now we are back and better than ever as we… Read More »

Unwelcome Fall Pest Invasions

If you also happen to be friends with one of our trusted pest control companies,  we use JP Pest for example,  you probably also received the Unwelcome Fall Invaders email that they recently sent to their customers. It contained great advice on ways to rid your homes of some of the insects that make their… Read More »

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 »

Hügelkultur

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 »