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Deck Failures

Deck Failures

Deck Failures With 40 million decks in the United States that are more than 20 years old, it’s important for homeowners to check their deck, preferably with the assistance of a qualified engineer, builder, or home inspector. Like all structures, decks need to be...

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Preventing Frozen Pipes

Preventing Frozen Pipes

Insulate pipes in unheated interior areas such as crawl spaces and attics. Wrap pipes in heat tape or thermostatically-controlled heat cables. Open cabinet doors to expose pipes to warm air. Seal any leaks with caulk or insulation that may allow cold air to ventilate...

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Event Data Recorders

Event Data Recorders

Accident Reconstructionists now have the technology to pinpoint specific factors that may lead to a vehicle accident.  Vehicles are now built to include an Event Data Recorder, which is similar to an airplane’s black box.  And while this tool does not map out the...

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Need a new roof?

Need a new roof?

What should you be aware of when hiring a roofer? PLENTY! Spending my entire career as a construction consultant and providing insurance adjusters and defense attorneys with professional technical assistance with claims has indeed provided me with a wealth of...

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