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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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…

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…

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.,…

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…

Bringing the indoors out: 2020 outdoor living trends

(BPT) – 2020 outdoor living trends are all about enjoying your backyard alfresco — but with the comfort and ease, you expect from your indoor spaces. Today’s outdoor spaces are transforming into an extension of the home. The current outdoor design also takes into account the look and feel of your entire home, including the…