SO, YOU WANT AN ACREAGE, EH!

I have lived on acreages for most of my adult life, and I have to say there are many advantages. The seclusion, privacy and space are the greatest advantages I suppose. What seems to elude most potential acreage shoppers is the work that goes along with having your...

WOOD STOVE CLEARANCES ARE CRITICAL

The acronym WETT stands for Wood Energy Technology Transfer. WETT was established to train inspectors and installers to do their jobs properly and to ultimately save lives in the process. Most wood stoves today are EPA certified and have manufactures labels showing...

LOOSE TOILET CAUSES ROTTEN FLOORS

One of the most common plumbing related issues I find in homes is leaking toilet seals. About 20% of the homes I inspect have hidden moisture around the base of the toilet.  I have seen entire floors rotted out as a result of this type of problem. In that case the...