Water heater burn marks

Burn marks are a BIG warning sign. If there are burn marks on the bottom of your water heater, you could usually have one, if not more, possible problems. (Burn marks are usually only on gas or propane water heaters)   Issue: Unit is not venting properly Improper...

Kickout Flashing

Kickout flashing, also known as diverter flashing, is a special type of flashing that diverts rainwater away from the cladding and into the gutter. When installed properly, they provide excellent protection against the penetration of water into the building envelope....

Electrical overcurrent wiring issues in main panel

Circuit breakers straddle the hot bus bars, and if there’s an overload on the branch circuit—the affected circuit trips and automatically stops the flow of electricity to that branch in your home.  Breakers also serve as the starting points for the electricity which...

Get your furnace tune-up now

It’s well below freezing. The ground is covered with snow. You can’t remember the last time your furnace kicked on. You try to troubleshoot, but it’s no use—your furnace has quit working. As you wait for help from HVAC professional, your home becomes very cold. To...

Crawlspace Issues

Video Link: Crawlspace Issues Home’s older than 50 years usually have many concerns based on several variables. Expect problems to surface as time passes especially in construction eras of the past. It is common that homes of any age will have had repairs...