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!
What is a Foundation Vent?
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?
Why Do An Energy Audit?
As a remodeling contractor I am often asked to troubleshoot home comfort related problems. I have used this blog platform, specifically the Understanding Your Home partition, to help others figure out their homes and solve all sorts of issues that we come … [Read more...] about Why Do An Energy Audit?
Spring Time Made it to Boise
During a brief few hours the other day, I could have sworn it was spring. There was a real sense of warmth and I could feel the heat radiating on my face. I even caught a whiff of a floral scent from the favorite fruit bearing plum tree that I parked next … [Read more...] about Spring Time Made it to Boise
Where is My Heat Going?
For years now I have noticed an interesting phenomenon that I am not sure anyone else notices. It has to do with recognizing roof patterns in the winter. This is clear evidence that heat is escaping through your roof. Head down the block and check out … [Read more...] about Where is My Heat Going?
Fall checklist of To-Do’s
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