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Identifying Problem Roofs

Inspecting the roof is an important part of a home inspection. There are dozens of types of roofs. The one common aspect of every roof is that they all fail eventually. Here is a comparison of the most common roofing materials, and what you should expect from them.

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6 DIY Projects that Require a Permit

Whether you are thinking of doing repairs around the house, or if you are buying a house that has been “refurbished”, you need to know what permits are required.  Permits are required to ensure that a house is safe. If you are changing the structure, or moving water, gas or electrical, you may very well …

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The Care and Feeding of your Disposer

Simple tips to extend the life of your food waste disposer There are a few misconceptions about disposers. First, they are not “Garbage Disposers”. They are “Food Waste Disposers”. You would be surprised at what we sometimes find in the disposer which prevents it from working. For some reason we find a lot of rocks …

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