Home Maintenance Tips

Useful tips, tricks, and ideas to keep your home in great shape!

How to Properly Shingle a Roof

You may have noticed that your roof has sprung a leak. However, you don’t know where the leak is coming from, and you may be looking for advice on how to fix it. Well, that is exactly what this article will be discussing. The first thing that you need to do is...

Kitchen Safety!

Kitchen Safety!

Anti-tip brackets are metal devices designed to prevent freestanding ranges from tipping. They are normally attached to a rear leg of the range or screwed into the wall behind the range, and are included in all installation kits. A unit that is not equipped with these...

Ten Tips To Speed Up Your Home Inspection!

Ten Tips To Speed Up Your Home Inspection!

Ten Tips to Speed Up Your Home Inspection   Speed up your home sale by preparing your home ahead of time using the following tips. Your home inspection will go smoother, with fewer concerns to delay closing.   1. Confirm that that the water, electrical and...

Top 5 Fast Fixes for Faulty Windows!

Top 5 Fast Fixes for Faulty Windows!

Top 5 Fast Fixes for Faulty Windows There’s a common misconception that if your home has older windows that are in less-than-perfect condition, you must replace them with new windows. But as long as the window is structurally sound, you can fix most problems and...

Dryer Vent Safety!

Dryer Vent Safety!

Dryer Vent Safety Clothes dryers evaporate the water from wet clothing by blowing hot air past them while they tumble inside a spinning drum. Heat is provided by an electrical heating element or gas burner. Some heavy garment loads can contain more than a gallon of...

Burglar-Resistant Homes

Burglar-Resistant Homes

Burglar-Resistant Homes There are a number of measures that homeowners can take to ensure that their homes are not attractive to burglars. If clients are concerned about break-ins, inspectors can pass on to them basic strategies for burglar-proofing their homes....

Tips For Child-Proofing Your Home!

Tips For Child-Proofing Your Home!

Child-Proofing Your Home: 12 Safety Devices to Protect Your Children  About 2.5 million children are injured or killed by hazards in the home each year. The good news is that many of these incidents can be prevented by using simple child-safety devices on the market...

How to Clean Algae and Moss Off Asphalt Shingles

How to Clean Algae and Moss Off Asphalt Shingles

Stains on asphalt roofing shingles make a house look shabby, which detracts from its value. In some cases, stains are merely a cosmetic issue.  But sometimes they’re symptomatic of a problem that, if left unchecked, can lead to more serious damage and, eventually,...

Shay Schiefelbein

Shay Schiefelbein

Owner/Inspector