Last month, our own Robb Johnson was interviewed as part of Lenihan Sotheby’s International Realty’s ongoing Perpectives series. During this interview, hosted by Realtor Greg Fleischaker, Robb discussed a few items that homeowners and buyers alike should keep an eye out for during home inspections. 1. Electrical Systems: “From a safety standpoint, we see a
HomeMD was featured on the Louisville Real Estate podcast on September 30, 2015 in a Home Inspections edition. Greg Fleischaker interviewed Robb Johnson to discuss pest inspections, radon and mold testing and analysis, thermal imaging inspections and energy audits. You can listen to the podcast here.
According to the EPA, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers in the United States and can be linked to up to 20,000 lung cancer deaths a year. Although many homeowners have likely heard of radon, they do not necessarily know what it is or how it can harm their family. Here’s
With just a little time, tools and know-how, installing a new fan yourself is a task that’s not out of reach. Installing a ceiling fan in a room can provide a much needed breeze in the warm summer months as well as push heat down from the ceiling in the colder winter months. With all
DIY Home Defense: 10 Ways to Protect Your Louisville Home From Burglars Based on numbers from the FBI’s annual crime report, there were an estimated 2.1 million burglaries in the United States in 2012. What’s more, nearly 75% of those crimes took place at residential properties. And, while those statistics reflect a slight drop in
Finding drainage problems when they’re smaller and easier to fix can save you thousands of dollars and plenty of headaches down the line. You don’t have to be a geophysicist to know that puddles in the basement or a lake on the front lawn are signs of drainage problems.?But many drainage problems aren’t so obvious.
How to Troubleshoot Common HVAC Issues After nearly two and a half decades of service as an HVAC technician, I’ve been called to the scene of many HVAC issues that could have easily been handled by the homeowner had they known what to look for. While I would never recommend trying to fix a heating
What’s your Louisville home’s price tag now? As the housing market bounces back in many parts of the country, you may be wondering: What’s my home worth now? There’s actually more than one answer, according to Scott Halliwell, a certified financial planner at USAA. He says your home has three potentially very different price tags
Is it time to repair or replace your air conditioning unit? Living in the hot, humid Ohio Valley region, people in Louisville know that going without air conditioning in the summer is no fun. ?But what they may not know is how to tell whether or not the air conditioning unit needs to be repaired
American-Flag Etiquette … . What is the proper way to display a flag? There are a few options: You can fly it from a pole, attach it to a wall with tacks, or tape it over a window. Just don’t tie it to a tree or drape it over the side of a car, a