Welcome to HomeownerBOB. This site is dedicated to the preservation of the biggest investment most of us have. As a homeowner, periodic inspection and preventative maintenance (PM) are the easiest ways to protect the value of your property. Waiting for it to break before you fix it is human nature, but can be very expensive. Many times, early detection can also allow for a quick and simple resolution.
Try calling a plumber on Christmas Eve to replace a broken water heater for starters? Having a good straight forward plan and a little time on a monthly basis can save the average homeowner a tremendous amount of money, time and stress.
There are hundreds of “Do It Yourself” sites dedicated to helping the homeowner replace a faucet, repair a toilet or replace an electrical outlet but little focusing on early detection, problem analysis or preventative maintenance. HomeownerBob is kind of like the owners manual that comes with your car. Don’t think you have to be an experienced “Do It Yourselfer” to use this site, HomeownerBOB provides detailed explanation in common easy to understand terminology. So if you decide to hire out the work or DIY, HomeownerBOB hopes to educate you on important items to keep you home in Tip-Top condition.
HomeownerBOB provides insider tips on most all of the important elements in the typical home. You will not only know what to inspect, what to look for, what’s normal or abnormal. Additionally, in-depth information on what preventative maintenance can be performed to keep your home in good working condition. How do you know if that crack in the shower is something to worry about? Is it an indication of a structural issue or just seasonal dry out? HomeownerBOB hopes to help with these type issues.
Over the years numerous people have mentioned to me that it can be dificult to distinguish the difference between critical and not so critical repair issue, and that consulting with home repair professionals can add to the confusion. My hope is that HomeownerBOB will fill that void allowing you to make wise educated decisions about the preservation of your property.
If you don’t have time to read the posts as they are published, thats okay! Look for “Seasonal Reminders” that will include the various inspections that are appropriate. Each “Seasonal Reminder” will include links that will connect you to the correct article. The easiest way to keep up with the posts is to click the “subscribe” button over on the right.
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