Where does the rainwater go on your property?

  |  July 8, 2014

The rain never seems to stop in our area this year.  Is there an area in your property where water seems to collect after a heavy downpour?  Once you have checked that your drains and gutters are clear of debris, it’s a good idea to see if improvements can be made in your landscaping to... Read More

Aging In Place : Medium Difficulty Ideas

  |  May 30, 2014

In my social and remodeling related travels I keep hearing people talk about wanting to stay in their homes as they age – so called AgingIn-Place. I have written several times about ideas you can implement over time to make your home safer and more convenient as you age in place in your own home.... Read More

SPRING/SUMMER MAINTENANCE TIP

  |  May 28, 2014

Rainwater causes a lot of damage at this time of year – especially the really heavy afternoon thunderstorms. Remember to clean gutters and downspouts of spring debris. Make sure downspout splash blocks guide water away from your house – use extra pipe if needed. Check basement exterior stairway drains for debris and kids toys that... Read More