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Oct 12, 2017

Gene Lewis answered:

Oct 20, 2018

A heating system is best  to keep the home warm and comfortable during the winter.

Oct 12, 2017

Jamie Crouse answered:

Oct 6, 2018

Sometimes the weather can have more of an impact on your home than you know. Therefore, it is important to prepare your home for the winter season. For your central heat, call a heating system maintenance service NJ professional to come clean and inspect your furnace. Be sure to remove any flammable material away from any type of heater. Check your home for any cracks or crevices on the outside of your home and seal them properly. You will also need to check your pipes on the outside and inside.

Oct 12, 2017

Danielle Stone of Lunt Marymor PRO answered:

Oct 19, 2017

One of the best things you can do to prepare your home for the winter is to be sure that your heating system is in proper working order. We encourage our clients to have annual or bi-annual heating inspections before winter begins. This allows any repairs or upgrades to be complete before the first cold night of the year.

Oct 12, 2017

Thank you for your inquiry.  See our website link: http://www.owingsbrothers.com/winterizing-your-home/

Jun 28, 2017
Jul 11, 2017

From time to time, we get called to evaluate problems with homes, To answer your direct question, "No it's not as unusual as you must think." There are reasons as Christen and Paula have mentioned above, but I also meet home owners who would rather not have the hassle of cleaning backed up gutters, or having to replace them when damaged. There are several reasons for gutters, but in most cases gutters and downspouts simply direct water away from the foundation, and if your surface drainage is adequate they become more of an option.

Yes I think the builder should have been thoughtful enough to metion it to you. As a home owner you rely on professionals like us to guide you through those things and allow you to make knowledgable decisions. I would question them about it, but they are not necessarily wrong for having omitted them, unless they are mentioned in your contract.

Jun 28, 2017

Paula Hickey of Beazer Homes PRO answered:

Jul 1, 2017

Good evening, Denise.

I work for Beazer Homes, a national home builder, and would be happy to answer your question.  While I don't know your specific situation I can address what we do.  Depending upon the specification level of the community you build in gutters are not necessarily included in the base price of your home.  In some communities front gutters are included.  In others, there are downspouts provided.  In yet others full gutters are provided.  You would need to check the specifications that were included in your sales contract.

If you had built your home with a custom builder my thought is that it would be the same - you would need to check your contract.

I hope that helps.

Best regards,

Paula

Jun 28, 2017
Jun 30, 2017

Hello Denise!  Thanks for your question!  Has the siding been completed?  Generally with new construction, the gutters and downspouts are one of the last things to go on a home.  They cannot put the gutters and downspouts up until the home has its siding on it (runs over the top).  If the siding has been completed, then we'd definitely agree that its a bit strange they weren't installed! 

I hope this helps! Please let us know if we can be of any further assistance! 

Have a great weekend! 

Dec 10, 2015
Dec 21, 2015

If your on well water it most likely is sediment from the well and you'll need to change the filter and fluseh the line.

Dec 10, 2015
Dec 10, 2015

Sometimes sediment in the pipes, or at a fitting, can dislodge and work its way through. If you can access the water filter, remove it, put a catch basin under and teat at that location. Try emptying the filter (through a strainer) while shaking.

Alex Graham asked:

Feb 17, 2014
Jan 12, 2015

The market is coming back and strong in many markets.... Gor GC's Ensuring the Quailty of the Sub contractors labor are challanging do to the turn over and the level of quality expected. Owners should ensure the scope of work is set to protect the project Gavigan Construction  ensures the quality through supervision and proper agreements

Do not lower your Standards , ever 

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