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Mold – mold is a broad term for living organisms that are categorized as fungi. In biology, there are six major kingdoms. We are most familiar with: the kingdom of animals which ingest food for energy (cats, zebras, humans, etc.); the kingdom o...
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Sealed Homes

Sealed homes – in the past few decades, builders and homeowners have become aware of energy loss in buildings. We have worked to seal homes to prevent drafts and ultimately energy loss. This is of course a good thing for our energy bills and th...
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Attic Care

Learn some basics of your attic, what those components are designed for, and how you can best care for your attic. Attics are dangerous places. They are confined with difficult egress if an emergency would occur, they are accessed with ladders whi...
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Barometric Dampers

A barometric damper is similar to a backdraft damper in operation, but serves a different purpose. While backdraft dampers prevent outside air from leaking in through kitchen or bath exhaust fans – the barometric damper helps with furnace or bo...
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Structural Support Members

There are many ways to build a house, but they all use some kind of structural support members to carry the weight of the home and its contents. A few of those structural members may appear quite similar, but are often referred to by different names....
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All The Right Places

When we inspect your home, we make every effort to access all the difficult places to get you as much information about your new home as possible. We plan to traverse every roof we can, enter any attic possible, and crawl into every crawl space. Safe...
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30 Cheap and Easy Home Sustainability Ideas!

Have you heard about home sustainability? It's a broad term that encompasses any action to improve our use of resources and ideally save both money and the environment. It doesn't have to be an "all in" sort of thing. Some people ma...
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