Mitchco Home Inspection Blog
Don’t wait until ‘you get to it’ When it’s cold outside we expect our heaters and fireplaces to work. Make sure your fireplace is safe from hazards by doing these 5 things. #1 Examine the Firebox Look for any cracks, gaps, or signs of wear in the lining of the firebox (the interior of the…Read More
By Nick Gromicko and Ben Gromicko The following items are essential tools, but this list is by no means exhaustive. Plunger A clogged sink or toilet is one of the most inconvenient household problems that you will face. With a plunger on hand, however, you can usually remedy these plumbing issues relatively quickly. It is…Read More
Vinyl siding is America’s most popular siding material, accounting for more than one-third of installations across the country. It is inexpensive, relatively easy to install and low maintenance. Introduced in the 1950s, the early versions were susceptible to fading as well as becoming brittle in cold weather and buckling in hot weather. Vinyl siding has…Read More
Buying a home? The process can be stressful. A home inspection is supposed to give you peace of mind, but often has the opposite effect. You will be asked to absorb a lot of information in a short time. This often includes a written report, a checklist, photographs, environmental reports, and what the inspector himself…Read More
Find strategies to help you save energy during the spring and summer when the weather is warm and you are trying to keep your home cool. Some of the tips below are free and can be used on a daily basis to increase your savings; others are simple and inexpensive actions you can take to…Read More
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