Tag Archive for: home maintenance

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Annual Home Maintenance Inspection

As the weather starts to cool down and the days become a little shorter my attention turns to prepping my home for the Winter cold and Spring rains. Each month I have a short checklist of home maintenance items to review. November's list starts…
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14 most expensive defects found during a home inspection

The list of the top 14 most expensive defects found during a home inspection in 2020 has been tabulated by the Evergreen Property Inspectors team. This list differs from the most common defects found here in that it takes into account the cost…
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Sewer lateral line inspections are important

Sewer lateral line inspections are a common add-on service to a home or commercial property inspection. Sewage backups within the home, or repairs to the underground pipe that takes waste away from the home can be expensive which makes knowing…
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Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist

It's time to read through the seasonal home maintenance checklist and take a couple hours to prepare your home for cold weather season.  Home maintenance can be as simple as hiring a handyman to come out for a half day each quarter, to rolling…
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Top ten defects found during home inspections in 2020

Here are the top ten defects found during home inspections by Evergreen Property Inspectors in 2020. This is a list of the most common defects, most of which are small where a little preventative work can help them from becoming large issues…
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Listen to your home, it’s telling you how to care for itself.

You bought a new home, finished unpacking, made this space your own!  Now is time to explore how the home systems are really functioning and get to know your new home. Every home has a story it wants to tell you on how to care for your home.…
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Create a home maintenance action plan

It is easy to ignore minor problems with your home. You're cozy, enjoying life, and most of the time that to-do list can stay out of sight and out of mind.  Unfortunately, if you don't take a couple hours per year to review your home and complete…