We recently wrote about the state law that went into effect on January 1, 2017 concerning water-conserving plumbing fixtures. We thought we might also provide you with an update on other legislation related to your home’s safety. The number of homes in our area that do not meet some very basic safety requirements would surprise you! […]
In 2009, the state legislature passed a law concerning the installation of water conserving plumbing fixtures. Beginning in January 2014 homes that were being remodeled were required to be in compliance by installing water conserving plumbing fixtures prior to receiving final building department approval of the remodeling. Effective January 1, 2017 the law requires that […]
March 13, 2016 marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time for 2016. Changing our clocks to “Spring Forward in the Spring & Fall Back in the Fall” has become part of the fabric of our lives. Did you know that this concept of capitalizing on daylight is credited to Benjamin Franklin who suggested it in […]
Take a look below to find out how $18,000,000,000 (yes $18B!) was invested on home improvements in the last year.
A few weeks ago we provided a few home maintenance tips to keep your home in safe and good operating condition. A good trigger for remembering to do this maintenance is at the end of Daylight Saving Time as you adjusted your clocks. Included on the list is the recommendation that you consider the installation […]