August 16, 2017

Don’t Go Away Worried – Just Go Away… :-D

    Ever worry about your house while your away?  Did I turn everything off?  What if…?  Sometimes our imagination just runs amuck. Before we hit the road, what we need is a plan.  Here are some of the best things we have seen, pick and choose what suits you best,  then, hit the road jack and don’t you look back!!! Get a home monitoring system.  Want to shop around and compare, maybe be a little hands on?  Consider these Top Ten apps…   Just want someone to take care of it for you?  Check out these systems recommended for the […]
June 27, 2017

What to Consider BEFORE you DIY

With 35 years of all kinds of construction, (here in the Shenandoah Valley area for about 19 years) I have seen and repaired just about every issue a homeowner could face.  Regardless of the size of the property or the financial standing there has been one issue that is present in most homes that we serve and that is deferred maintenance.   With all the home improvement shows, pinterest, google and youtube videos available there is a strong inclination to at least consider doing it yourself. The Four Main Reasons Homes are not Well Maintained?  Time, Tools, Knowledge and Money! […]