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March Tips better late than never. 15 Tools Every Homeowner Needs

 

This months tips are 15 Tools That Every Homeowner Needs. This basic set can help you perform tasks from hanging pictures to minor repairs. Maybe this could be the perfect house warming gift.

March Tips

I will be posting a set of Homeowner tips each month so check back each month and feel free to share them. Please take a look at February's tips on Electrical here. http://actvra.in/y4x 

 

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Comment balloon 3 commentsRob Ernst • March 28 2012 04:53PM
March Tips better late than never. 15 Tools Every Homeowner Needs
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This months tips are 15 Tools That Every Homeowner Needs This basic set can help you perform tasks from hanging pictures to minor repairs. Maybe this could be the perfect house warming gift. I will be posting a set of… more
HomeFree Nevada program helps ease the pain of high Energy Bills.
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Have you been thinking about getting an Energy Audit on you home? If not you should be. Nevada imports 6-8 Billion a year in Energy. When you save on energy you keep money locally. There is a program right now called HomeFree Nevada that is… more
NV Energy Refrigerator Recycling Program. Save Money, Make Money and…
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Do you have an old Refrigerator hanging around? Maybe one in the garage that sits mostly empty? It’s time to dump it and save energy and money. A refrigerator that is over 10 years old can use twice the electricity as a new Energy Star Refrigerator… more
Window Manufactures settle with FTC over false claims. Some truths…
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We all love windows in our home. Often time windows are sold as an energy saver upgrade. New windows can save some money in energy cost but most of the time they don’t pay themselves back in Energy savings like other energy retrofits can. People… more
I'm now a double license holder with the Nevada Real Estate Division.
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It’s Official, after several months the call came in today from the Nevada Real Estate Division that my Energy Auditors License was being put in the mail. Up until now I was able to perform audits since my license application was submitted. Last… more
What has water, fire, fuel, and toxic gas and is in your home? A hot…
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Water heaters are one of those things that no one ever thinks about until it’s broken. They are tucked away in a closet or covered by junk in the garage. Water heaters need regular maintenance just like anything else. These are large tanks of… more
February Tip of the Month
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A Electrical Safety Tips from you local Reno Home Inspector. Feb Card more
Two Houses same issues. Attic Moisture and Organic Growth
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I inspected two houses on the same day with the same problem, major attic moisture issues Most of the time you hear about crawlspace moisture which I will cover in more detail at a later date so stay tuned…. Believe it or not crawlspace… more
Missing Insulation. It happens and costs you money.
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During some recent Energy Audits I discovered several areas in a home that were missing insulation. It is common to discover that there is no insulation on the attic access but that 2x2 area was pretty minor to some of the larger areas I’ve found… more
Blower Door and Duct Blaster the diagnostic weapons to kill high…
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Going Green is a popular want for many people these days. The idea of less impact on the environment makes people feel good about themselves. Recycling and reducing trash don't usually save or make you much money. Saving energy in your home does… more