When a house goes under contract, the clock is ticking. Whether planning a Home Inspection, scheduling contractors to come by or arranging a radon test, time constraints can create fear and doubt about whether or not everything will be accomplished by the end of the contingency. Top To Bottom Services understands the p

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How to Properly De-Ice Driveways

In these cold winter months, icy walkways and driveways can become a hazard, but did you know some methods of ice removal can cause long-term problems to your properties’ hard surfaces? Some properties develop moderate to severe surface deterioration at walkways and driveways. This can be caused by use of products ap

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“Oh, the weather outside is frightful…” When winter hits, and Jack Frost nips, you may notice a particular window or door in your home where you feel a slight draft creeping in. If you’ve noticed the winter air sneaking into your home, you may want to take a closer look at the weather stripping around those wi

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Okay. So you weren’t born with a “green thumb” and haven’t had the best luck taking care of plants. As luck would have it, you have stumbled across this blog post where you are going to find out about some easy to care for, low maintenance indoor plants, that will also help with indoor air pollution. S

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Winter is here, and air leaks can potentially waste a lot of money for homeowners. These are a few quick and low-cost solution you can do yourself to keep the cold winter air from leaking into your home. Winterizing your home by caulking, sealing and weather stripping all cracks around doors and windows w

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The short answer to the question is yes, they do.  What they may need is all dependent on the client and the prospective home.  There are several additional tests or inspections that may be of value to the client or that may address an additional concern they have.  In this article, we will highlight the common add

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Bathroom Radon Fan

Our inspector Bob Enders found this in the attic during a recent inspection. Either the homeowner or a "creative" handyman had run bathroom vents without fans up to the attic. There they were attached to a Radon fan, which is not this device's intended application. In theory the fan could draw air from the bathrooms in

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New Inspection Format

Starting this week, Top To Bottom will begin utilizing a new reporting sofware and providing a new report format to agents and customers. Highlights of the new report format: Easier to read summary page - Summary is broken down by area of the home Pictures are included inline in the report - No more flipping ba

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