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EPA Lead Paint Testing/Removal Laws in New Jersey

by Ed Mitchell on February 29, 2012

New EPA Lead Paint Laws Effect Remodeling Projects The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has new lead paint laws going into affect on April 22, 2010. The new lead paint laws require any renovation work performed on houses built before 1978 to be performed by a certified contractor. Obviously his new law is causing some […]

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10 Do It Youself Home Maintenance and Repair Tips The following article is about 10 very common maintenance or repair problems that are encountered by a residential home owner. I would venture to say that even if you’re just a little bit handy, all ten items can be handled by the average homeowner and will […]

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How to Prepare for Home Emergencies

February 14, 2012

Preparing for Emergencies Question: I know I can’t always prevent emergencies, but what can I do to help prepare for an emergency if one was to occur?  Answer: Although you can never truly predict when disasters or emergencies will come, there are some things you can do to help prepare you and your family for […]

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New Jersey Home Improvement Contractors

January 21, 2012

How to hire New Jersey Home Improvement Contractors During the course of a home inspection, I often get asked how do I, hire a good contractor.  It sounds like an easy thing to do.  But I even find it a very challenging thing to do these days.  I have been part of third party inspections […]

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Is Your Home Energy Efficient?

January 6, 2012

Looking for another way to help you save more money? By sharing the following tips, you can potentially help reduce waste and utility bills, and enhance a home’s green potential. Energy Saving Tips The following methods are a few simple steps for you to implement within your homes to help decrease a home’s energy consumption: […]

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