April 23, 2017

         Offering aging in place and accessibility remodeling includes a wide range of services from grab bars to ramps. One of the most common requests, usually encouraged by adult children is moving the laundry room. Having aging parents trekking into the dark c...

January 12, 2017

How we remedied a sagging roof structure without damaging a brand new roof.

March 21, 2016

 

 

          Storage tank water heaters are the type of appliance that can hum along for years. Once installed, they don’t need constant attention. However, they do require maintenance to keep them running at peak efficiency. These are mostly simple tasks that you can d...

Ever wonder about your house number? Often, the previous owner installed the number and the new owner never had to think about it, leaving them clueless as to why it was placed where it is or why a particular color or size was chosen. These numbers are more important t...

January 27, 2016

          Its 12:45 am and a family of four is fast asleep and the wood stove is stoked to keep the home toasty and warm until morning on this cold January night. 12:50 am the smoke detectors mounted in the upstairs hallway, every bedroom and every other living space c...

January 17, 2016

 

 

 

Dryer fires can be a devestating event causing thousands of dollars in damage. It is amazing how something we rely on every day can turn into such a destructive force. Most dryer fires are completely avoidable with the proper vent design and regular maintenance. 

 

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December 13, 2015

 


          Between approximately 1965 and 1973, single-strand aluminum wiring was sometimes substituted for copper branch-circuit wiring in residential electrical systems due to the sudden escalating price of copper. After a decade of use by homeowners and electrician...

November 20, 2015

     After years of battling leaks the first section of the Savona Fire Department roof got a new lease on life with the application of Ames Maximum Stretch Roof Coating. This product stretches up to 700 times its original size and expands and contracts...

October 27, 2015

 As we near daylight savings time 2015 and try to remember to change our clocks back it is also a great time to check out our smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. As a firefighter and home inspector I could go on for days regarding types and placement off smoke detecto...

October 26, 2015

 

     Some people think that remodeling a kitchen has to be an in depth and expensive exercise. We are here to tell you that is simply not true. Obviously if you want custom finishes and advanced appliances you have to pony up the cash to make it happen. A simple upgra...

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