Commoncents DIY Advice

It’s that time of year to take an inventory of the envelope of your house.

-Roof, eavestroughs and downspouts. Check attic for roof leaks. Ensure good drainage away from house on all downspouts.

-Parging on foundation, inside of basement exterior walls. Look for cracks or other problems with the parging as well as any signs of moisture on inside of exterior  basement walls.

-Windows. Inspect trim and caulking especially at top and base of all windows and doors.


DIY Advice

If you are a do-it-yourselfer I can offer some common cents advice to help you get through most tasks in home renovations and preventative maintenance around the house. I can also advize on which things are best left to a professional.