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


  |  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