How to Spot an Underground Oil Tank

How to Spot an Underground Oil Tank

Both the Rhode Island and Massachusetts Home Inspectors Standards of Practice state: “The Inspector shall note any evidence of underground fuel storage tanks.” Since underground oil tanks have the potential to be a huge liability for all parties involved it is...
Is That Termite Damage?

Is That Termite Damage?

Inspectors have to determine the cause of damaged wood they find on the exterior, basement or interior of a house. If the damage is caused by wood destroying insects then treatment may be necessary, if the damage is caused by wood rot of one variety or another then no...
The Dutch Colonial House

The Dutch Colonial House

The Dutch Colonial style home is often characterized by a distinct gambrel style roof, which is a roof with two distinct angles on each side. The double pitched roof sets the Dutch style apart from the more widely seen English colonial styles which feature a more...
Stone Walls: Their History and Beauty

Stone Walls: Their History and Beauty

Growing up in New England aquants one with a landscape feature that is peculiar to The North Eastern Portion of the United States. The Stone Wall. They have become so ubiquitous as to be part of the very landscape of the region. Orange and red, beautiful beaches, and...