Monday, March 18, 2013

How Long Will It last?

Here's a nice article about how long some systems and components are expected to last as well as some costs. Included is furnace, boiler, water heater (please don't call it a "Hot" water heater... hot water does not have to be heated for this application), windows, roof, electrical service and air conditioning. Enjoy...  How Long Will It Last?

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Flashing Deck Ledger Boards

For every 100 decks I inspect 99 of then do NOT have flashing at the ledger board. I admit that ledger board rot is not frequent but the time and cost of installing flashing vs. the time and cost of replacing a damaged ledger is no comparison. Flashing the ledger board is a must. Open the PDF below...

Ledger Board Flashing