Attic Venting for Healthy Homes

Attic Venting for Healthy Homes

Attics just aren’t what they used to be. There was a time when there was something almost romantic about an attic with its kitchy pull-down stairs and dusty treasures hidden within. They were places to explore and maybe even find a priceless antique of some kind. Today, attics are far from glamorous and can even […]

Repair Wet Crawlspaces The Right Way Part II

Repair Wet Crawlspaces The Right Way Part II

A wet crawlspace can be a big worry to homeowners and because of this, there are a lot of ideas and advice out there regarding repairs. Last month we learned about some common causes of moisture in the crawlspace and discussed some of the ways that people try to repair wet crawlspaces. Unfortunately, going about […]

4 Myths for Repairing A Wet Crawlspace Part 1

4 Myths for Repairing A Wet Crawlspace Part 1

Many homeowners searching the internet for crawlspace repair information end up in home repair forums. While there is some good information out there, there are many examples of bad and outdated advice to repair a wet crawlspace. I have witnessed first-hand the results of unprofessional crawlspace repair and would like to set the record straight on […]

Home Inspection: Poly-B Plumbing

Home Inspection: Poly-B Plumbing

Polybutylene piping, or Poly-B for short, is a flexible plastic supply plumbing material that was in use in home construction between 1978 and 1995. Poly-B can be identified by its light grey color and the permanent markings on the tubing (Pp). As a cheaper and easier-to-use alternative to copper, Poly-B was installed in over 6 […]