Marquette Home Inspection Expectations

Marquette Home Inspection Expectations

When you’re looking for your dream house, every detail matters. Finding the right neighborhood is important, but so is the house itself. Marquette is a growing city, sometimes referred to as the “capital of the UP”, with lots of regal old houses. But looks don’t...
Healthy Homes for Healthy Humans

Healthy Homes for Healthy Humans

How much time do you spend in your home? Between sleeping, preparing and eating meals, and relaxing, even those who work outside the home end up spending the majority of their lives at home. And as any good home inspector – or doctor – will tell you, the environment...
Lead in the Water: Cause for Concern?

Lead in the Water: Cause for Concern?

Back to Healthy Homes for Healthy Humans What’s the first thing you think of when you hear “older home”? For many, it’s lead pipes. And with so many older homes here in Upper Michigan, you can bet lead pipes aren’t uncommon. Are lead pipes a cause for concern? Maybe...
Hazards in the Home

Hazards in the Home

Back to Healthy Homes for Healthy Humans In the past few weeks, we’ve talked a lot about home safety – mainly, health hazards caused by mold and air quality. But there’s more to the health of your home than just the air you breathe. No, we’re not talking about...
Well Water Safety

Well Water Safety

Back to Healthy Homes for Healthy Humans If you live within a town or city, your water likely comes from a public water system. But 2.6 million Michigan residents rely on private wells for their water, which isn’t regulated and in many cases isn’t regularly tested for...