I got called by a property management company to urgently evaluate a second story apartment that had a leaking ceiling, and likely falling in. The first time pregnant woman was worried about her health and rightfully so. Upon arrival I found a snow … [Read more...] about More winter blues, the ceiling is falling!
Foundation vents are a common device found in most forms of residential construction. They are a necessity but usually obscured by mature shrubbery and are never accentuated. In fact, you could have lived in your home for over 50 years and have never … [Read more...] about What is a Foundation Vent?
I was recently asked to investigate a serious situation involving "MOLD," which I like to call "Fungal growth," on the inside of an apartment. When I got there I was initially stunned to see how serious the situation was. I took all sorts of images and … [Read more...] about Levco Does Moisture Inspections
Mold, also know as Fungus, has become a huge issue in homes as of late, with concerns coming from the medical as well as the insurance communities. Many misconceptions are floating around, which that have caused panic and hysteria. Usually a trained sense … [Read more...] about I Just Found Mold in my Home
Although we remodel here in Boise Idaho and we do not really offer these services, I would like to get the word out to "Show that we care." about you and your home. Planning for cold weather is a good thing to do. I especially like getting these things … [Read more...] about Fall checklist of To-Do’s
Let's first outline the subject matter. I recently published a similar blog on foundation moisture to review the senses and how they can be used to ferret out what is wrong. In this post I am exploring how I use my senses in a broader way. I work like a … [Read more...] about Remodeling and Your Senses