Apr 18, 2019
This week we look at what types of repairs are great for homeowners who want to really get into the work of maintaining their home, versus those instances when a contractor might be the best person for the job. We also discuss how to vet a contractor. See show notes at: https://www.thehonestinspector.com/?p=978
Apr 4, 2019
This week we tackle the perennial question: Do I let the
landscaping grow in this first year I own my home, or do I change
everything out right away?
We cover plant identification, landscaping tips, how to remove dangerous/problem thorny interlopers, and garden planning resources.
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Mar 28, 2019
This week we dive into all things fire! Fireplaces, wood stoves, and chimneys all require regular maintenance in order to function properly and SAFELY! Now that the burning season is more or less over, this is the best time to have the fire-heat system in your home serviced. We cover the most frequent defects we find...
Mar 21, 2019
It's officially spring! After a rather rough winter, we needed a break from Doom & Gloom podcasts. This week we're talking decks - how to ensure they're ready for spring, and how to maintain them. We touch on patios a bit, too! And we discuss our Maintenance Inspection service for existing home owners who simply want to...
Mar 12, 2019
Over the weekend, Central and Southern Minnesota got an
additional 6-12" of heavy, wet snow. Now, two days later, it's
starting to rain. Temps will be in the 30s with rain for the next
The potential for flooding is extremely high.
That's why we've put together this emergency podcast about water management and...