How to survive your first old home purchase

Kansas City Foundations and inspection

An older home is a wonderful thing. Aside from the charm and character, an old home brings a host of problems not found in newer houses.  Like poor wiring, cracked foundations, clogged pipes, and weak roofs. Now, don’t avoid an older home because of these issues, they’re normal. But old homes need special attention because […]

Is Your Old Home’s Electrical Service Undersized?

WARNING: You may want to open your main electrical panel after reading this article. Only do it if you know exactly what you’re doing.  Don’t be dumb. A high number of older homes all over the U.S. still have 60 amp electrical service. This was fine at the time, but now it’s too small to […]