Aluminum Wiring: Make Sure You Cover Your Bases

As seen in the most recent “Home Schooled,” one common issue that is routinely found during a home inspection is aluminum wiring. Between 1965 and 1973, aluminum wiring was routinely installed and utilized for a home’s electrical system. While the use of copper wiring...

How to Properly Store Alcohol In Your Home

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day weekend, we decided to have a little fun in the most recent version of “Home Schooled.” As such, we met with Antonio Carannante, the owner of Blend Bar and Bistro located in Hamilton, New Jersey, to obtain some “schooling” on how to...

Sump Pumps: Check Them Frequently

With all the recent snow and rain in our area, it brings to mind a very important feature is many homes: sump pumps. As seen in the most recent “Home Schooled,” sump pumps are pumps used to remove water that has accumulated in a water-collecting sump basin, commonly...

Anti-Tip Devices on Stove: Make Sure You Have One

As seen in the most recent “Home Schooled,” one common issue that is routinely found during a home inspection is the lack of an anti-tip device or anti-tip bracket on a stove. Quite simply, anti-tip devices/brackets are safety devices for children that prevent a stove...