Entries by firstchoice

Plastic Electrical Panels

So I came across a rare piece of equipment the other day in a home inspection – a plastic electrical panel. Yes, they really do exist! I was talking to a master electrician just last week and he said he has been in the business for 32 years and has never come across one of […]

Indian Shutters

I had the pleasure this past week of inspecting a 240 year old house located in Webster, NH. The home was a foreclosure and had been shut down and neglected for about 8 years. As I went through the home, I marveled at the wonderful craftsmanship that went into the construction of the home and […]

Asbestos Tiles

So with the crazy hot real estate market right now, and the dwindling inventory levels out there, it’s no surprise that people are gravitating toward older homes now as possible starter homes. Older homes usually come with a lot of charm and interesting architectural features. But, they also occasionally come with baggage in the form […]

What is a Department of Energy Score?

Understanding Your Home Energy Score After receiving your Home Energy Score, you may have some questions about what it means and how to improve your score. While your Home Energy Score Assessor will know the most about your score and your home, the information provided here gives additional background about the Home Energy Score. Your […]

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