May 21, 2017 bjhutchins No comments exist

A common problem we find with houses both old and new is moisture damage at the ends of exterior trim pieces. Commonly people buy trim pieces that are “primed” and ready for paint, but then they cut the pieces to length exposing unsealed wood and fail to prime and paint the now exposed saw cut…

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May 1, 2017 bjhutchins No comments exist

This post is going to be significantly longer than my normal posts, but I encourage you to read it through. A couple of weeks ago I had a humbling and enlightening experience. It was about 11:30 PM and I was catching up on some work, my family had gone to bed and I was in…

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April 19, 2017 bjhutchins No comments exist

The Oregon CCB sent an email today reminding people to verify their home inspectors and contractor’s credentials.   First you can check the license numbers for validity on the CCB website, then you can ask the contractor’s RMI (Responsible Managing Individual) to see his contractor’s card and identification.   When in doubt, call the Oregon…

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December 11, 2016 bjhutchins No comments exist

This is officially my first blog post, so I thought I’d blog about the experience getting here. I decided that it was time to overhaul my website and with all the WordPress buzz out there I decided that I would give WP a try.  I could probably rant on for paragraphs, but I’m just not…

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