Footing Drains, French Drains, Interior Perimeter Drains…What Is The Difference?

Footing Drains, French Drains, Interior Perimeter Drains…What Is The Difference? Basements by their very nature tend to be damp and many times suffer from water and moisture penetration. There are several systems available to help direct water away from the foundation and reduce the chance water will enter your basement. French drains, footing drains, and…

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Easy DIY Projects to Enhance Your Yard and Garden

Inspecting Boston’s Brownstones. What to expect?

In Boston’s South End, we have some of the oldest housing stock in America. These stunning Brownstones house single-family attached townhomes and condominiums, all built in the mid-1800s to through the early 1900s. Many of these homes are in historic districts. The words used to describe these homes, stunning, unique, distinguished, classic, old-world charm, etc.…

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Can COVID-19 Live on Surfaces? Everyday Steps You Can Do to Avoid This

Helpful Information About COVID-19 Prevention From Metro Boston Property Inspection! “People could catch COVID-19 by touching contaminated surfaces or objects – and then touching their eyes, nose or mouth.”- World Health Organization According to the World Health Organization, it is not yet certain how long the virus that caused COVID-19 can survive on surfaces but…

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5 Reasons To Have Us Do The Mold Inspection Instead Of The Remediation Company

  5 Reasons To Have Us Do The Mold Inspection Instead Of The Remediation Company Better training: Our inspectors are trained in the assessment of mold and conditions associated with mold growth.  Testing: We base our testing on our observations during the inspection. It takes more than 1 sample to determine if there is a…

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Top Options For Customizing A Bathroom

Customizing A Bathroom (BPT) – As you probably remember, choosing your home was strongly influenced by the layout and appearance of its bathrooms. But no matter how long you’ve lived in your home, there are bound to be improvements you’d love to make. And almost everyone needs options for optimizing bathroom space. Before remodeling, it’s…

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What Gets Inspected On An Apartment Or Townhouse Condominium?

Apartment or townhouse condominiums in buildings with five or more units are unique properties in the world of home inspections. The Massachusetts standards of practice apply to residential buildings with 1-4 living units, so these larger properties are outside the standards of practice. What is an inspector to do? At Metro Boston Property Inspections, Inc.,…

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The surprising range of career opportunities in the landscape industry

(BPT) – Planning your next career move? Job seekers may think they have explored every possible option after attending job seminars or visiting career counselors, but the landscape industry is an often-overlooked field that’s full of diverse opportunities from entry level to management positions. According to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), the landscape…

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