Softwashing is a cleaning technique used to remove dirt, grime, algae, and other debris from the exterior of a home or building. It’s a gentler alternative to pressure washing that uses low pressure and special cleaning solutions to clean and sanitize surfaces. Softwashing can be a useful tool for homeowners or contractors looking to maintain […]

The Hidden Rotted Wood That is Leading Your Home to Be Eaten Away

Two homeowners that we have recently worked with have had about as good an attitude as one might imagine for addressing issues at their home that were far from ideal. In the first instance, we were working on the Client’s home and uncovered significant additional rot. Both the Client and the company knew that this […]

What is the Best Waterproofing for Wood??

  If there is natural wood in one form or another around the exterior of your home, at some point in time you may have wondered, “What is the best way to go about making sure it is protected from moisture damage?”  Perhaps you are one of those folks that is ultra-diligent and uber-protective of your home’s exterior and are […]


  Recently we had a Client reach out to us who experienced a huge flood in her home.   I felt very bad about her being in this particular predicament.   Apparently, her upstairs tenant had been experiencing a slow leak under the sink in her kitchen, but neglected to inform our Client of this. […]

If You Have a Chimney on Your Home, THIS is NOT Optional!!

  We all hear the horror stories. Someone enjoying the warmth and aura of their fireplace, on a cool Fall or cold Winter night, when all of a sudden they hear a loud popping and cracking noise, perhaps accompanied by dense smoke.   With their heart-pounding, they immediately call the fire department, which comes out and informs the unfortunate homeowner that they were experiencing a fire in their chimney.   This […]

When is the Best Time of Year to Clean Out Your Gutters??

As Fall creeps in across New England, I believe many would agree, it is truly a blessing to be able to take in the beauty of the colorful foliage that takes shape in the process. The gorgeous patterns of brilliant Autumn colors can absolutely be a breathtaking sight to anyone who is able to take […]

Do You Need Surgery?

Well now, that seems like it is quite a personal question to be asking, doesn’t it?!?! In this case though I am referring to if you may need surgery on your home. I was on the phone recently with someone that had surgery to repair a long hindering challenge with their back. It not only affected their overall mobility, as the issue affected their […]

A Simple, Sure to be Often Overlooked, Home Maintenance Initiative…

This is NOT a lie!!…   I sat down earlier today to work at my desk and my desk chair, literally, fell apart underneath me :-/ It certainly could have been because I ate one too many tasty treats during the Holiday season. It could have also have been because the craftsman (me!) who originally assembled it, […]

A Top 10 of Reasons Why Smoke Detectors Commonly Go Off…..

  There is no secret of the importance of having smoke detectors throughout your home or business.   Whether battery operated units or units that are hard-wired to the local fire department should they be set off, their purpose is the same:   To alert us as quickly as possible if there is a potential fire […]