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PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR HOLIDAY GUESTS

They’re coming! The holiday season launches into high gear next week. A time that often produces equal parts joy and stress. Whether you’re preparing for…


Garage Doors

Garage Doors

The following is a series of informative videos and information provided by door manufacturers and others. Thank you for your submissions. Understanding Garage Door Counterbalance…


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Should a New Home Be Inspected?

It’s NEW! We’ll simply waste our money hiring a home inspector on new property. Right? Think again! Michael Koester of Direct Home Inspections started a nice…


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TIP: Garage Door Balance Springs

Tip of the day. The garage door balance springs are under extreme tension. The metal spring will eventually fail when under tension. There should be…




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How Home Inspector Websites FAIL Google Search

While you sleep something is buzzing through  your website. It’s reading text, looking at the photos and videos and determining if it’s friendly. They’re called…




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Sometimes Habits Can Be Broken

When building things it is best to not rely on “habit” to keep things together. Why these stairs have not collapsed yet can only be…