Though many homes are currently being constructed using PEX, PVC, and other types of plastic piping for residential water supplies, there is still a great deal of copper plumbing in service. Since the 1960s, copper piping has been the standard for water lines because of its beneficial qualities such as ease of bending, ready availability, […]

It can be hard to adjust to the cold weather when winter sets in, which is why people make sure they’re prepared by keeping window scrapers handy, buying a nice, sturdy snow shovel, and getting the warm coats and boots out of storage. It’s also important to prepare your home for the winter to keep […]

If you’re in the process of buying a new house, you should schedule an inspection of the property as soon as possible. This way, you can identify any repairs that need to be taken care of before they get any worse. Although you shouldn’t expect to take care of a lot of repairs after moving […]

What is Radon? Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas in that air that is in fact, the second leading cause of lung cancer. The radioactive gas results from decay of uranium found in trace amounts in soil, rock and water.  Radon is only a threat inside your home, not outside.  If radon enters your […]

Getting a home inspection is a vital part of the home buying process. They can let you know if your purchase is worthwhile and provide you with bargaining power to negotiate a lower price. If you are beginning your search for a home inspector, you likely already know how important it is to find the […]

Your household is a complex machine that consists of many systems working in harmony to provide you with a comfortable, convenient lifestyle. Much like the human body, when one system isn’t functioning optimally, the other components can sometimes suffer. That’s why it’s important that homeowners regularly get inspections of the primary systems in their homes, […]

Who is Liela Rushton? Successful Realtor Liela Rushton has been in the real estate industry for almost 2 decades. Her experience started with PMC Property Group where she managed and leased apartments for over 10 years.  Liela eventually transitioned into selling Real Estate where she joined The Condo Shop Team at Keller Williams Philadelphia. Her […]

If you’ve recently put an offer on a house, you must inspect it before you can continue with the closing process and move in. This is not something you can do on your own as not every issue is easily detectable. You must hire a qualified home inspector to go room-to-room and identify any repairs […]

Buying a home is a big part of the American dream for many people. It’s a huge step to take, but a worthwhile one that will leave your family feeling excited about the future. There’s plenty of options on the market for homebuyers today, including older residences and brand new homes. Regardless of what route […]

As the summer months arrive, it’s a good time to inspect your home to ensure that you’re prepared for the warmest months of the year. There are a number of things that you may not have looked at since last summer that may need attention. Handling these things now will ensure that these aspects of […]