Springfield, VT Real Estate News

By Baker Home Inspection and Commercial Properties Inspections, Home and Commercial Properties Inspections Vermont
(Baker Residential and Commercial Properties Inspections)
Vermont Just how did the world's best-loved Christmas Carol Silent Night come about, Silent Night is the world's best-loved Christmas Carol. And yet probably no other Christmas Carol was ever written under such unlikely circumstances and with so many ironic results. Did you know that this carol was commposed in its entirety on Christmas Eve, of 1818.   So just who was the writer of this popular Christmas Carol called Silent Night, The touching words were composed by Father Josef Moh   The church which he was the assistant pastor, was very close to the Salzach River in Austria. Because of this, the organ became rusted and it could not be played. Faced with the prospect of a Christmas Eve service that would not have music. Father Josef Mohr sat down at his wooden desk and wrote a short p...
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By Baker Home Inspection and Commercial Properties Inspections, Home and Commercial Properties Inspections Vermont
(Baker Residential and Commercial Properties Inspections)
First Time Buyer when Buying Realestate in Vermont Checklist   Knowledge is Your Power For The Freedom of a Worry-Free Home! First Time Home Buyer Realestate Checklist     First Time Buyer when Buying Realestate in Vermont Checklist By the time we complete the Inspection, you will know the Home or Commercial Property better than the owner does! The following checklist will help you to evaluate and compare the quality of homes for sale that you are considering for purchase. Baker Realestate, Commercial Properties Inspections and Consulting will inspect the major components of the house, and will provide you with a complete and detailed computer generated report. The following checklist considers a number of items which are normally beyond the scope of a real estate inspection, but are im...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
Home Fire Safety For First Time Home Buyers Part 4 of 12 GETTING READY FOR CHRISTMAS, Baker Home Commercial Properties Inspections and Consulting, would like to ask folks alover America to think about Prevention, Detection, and Escape this Holiday Season, and throughout the year, to avoid having or survive a fire in your home. If affer your very best efforts, if you and your family should end up having a fire, being able to Detect a fire early will help improve your family's ability to safely Escape your home.         When using a live Christmas Tree, pick out the freshes one you and your family can. After getting your tree home, at off at least 1" off the trunk before placing your tree in the stand. You'll want to use a tree stand, that can hold at least one gallon of water. Your tree ...
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By Baker Home Inspection and Commercial Properties Inspections, Home and Commercial Properties Inspections Vermont
(Baker Residential and Commercial Properties Inspections)
Vermont Home Buyers Baker Home Commercial Properties Inspections Blog can help You, Thank You for visiting, and its a pleasure to have you stop by, my little ole Blogging Homestead. I've done my best to keep my blog posts simple and straightforward. I've coverd everything from   basic home safety, regular home maintenance, Home and Commercial Properties Inspections. You'll be able to find out about basic household emergencies, plumbing, electrical, and all other things you and your family should be will aware of within your home. Please keep in mind that the blog posts are not a repair manual. And if your home should have a problem come up, then you really should contact the right professional, for that component.   Vermont Home Buyers Baker Home Commercial Properties Inspections Blog c...
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By Baker Home Inspection and Commercial Properties Inspections, Home and Commercial Properties Inspections Vermont
(Baker Residential and Commercial Properties Inspections)
 Vermont Deer Season 2009 Firearm Deer Season opens this coming Saturday 14 November 2009, and goes through to the 29th of November 2009 . Seeing that we have many homes for sale near and even in the woods, and seeing lots of folks enjoy going out in to the woods near their homes. And seeing that Vermont hunters are able to hunt in just about any woods in the State. I'd like ask that Home Buyers, Real Estate Agents, and all those that enjoy going out into the woods of Vermont, please use Caution at this time of year. You just may want to think about wearing some kind of Hunter Orange clothing when your going to be near the woods.Being a hunter myself, it sure makes me sad to have to say this. But the truth of it is, there are some hunters, that just don't think once they get out into th...
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By Baker Home Inspection and Commercial Properties Inspections, Home and Commercial Properties Inspections Vermont
(Baker Residential and Commercial Properties Inspections)
Just Cuz It'll Go Down Yer Gullet Doesn't Mean Ya Oughta Put It Down Yer Popes!, Fats, Oils, and Greases are not just bad for your arteries and waistline, these things are also very bad for your private Septic System  or public Sewer System. A Septic or Sewer System  a overflow or backup can cause health hazards, damage home interiors, and can very will threaten the environment. An increasingly common cause of overflows is sewer pipes being blocked by grease. Grease gets into the sewer from household drains as will as from poorly maintained grease traps in restaurants and other businesses.   Just where dose grease come from?Most of us know grease as the byproduct of cooking. But grease is also found in such things as: Meat fats, lard, cooking oil, shortening, butter and margarine, food ...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
A Safe Water Supply, a safe water supply sure is critical to protecting publie health, is the first obligation of all water suppliers. Without the modern water systems, diseases such as cholera and dysentery would be part of our everyday life.   In the United States, water utilities are monitored for more than 100 contaminanta and must meet close to 90 regulations for water safety and quality. Those water standards are among the world's most stringent. A Safe Water Supply, States usual also require utilities to meet additional standards. Community water supplies are tested evey day. Tap water undergoes far more frequent testing than bottled water. Many North American water systems add small amounts of fluoride to their water supplies to help prevent tooth decay. Kid's cavity rates have ...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
Engineered Wood I-Beams Exposed to Fire Part one, a engineered wood I-beam is  a structural component of top and bottom flanges, which could be solid or laminated wood, united with a plywood or Oriented Strand Board web of various depths separating them. Engineered wood I-beams are primarily used for floor systems but can also be found in some roof applications. You'll find they are manufactured up to sixth feet in length for applications where folks desire an open floor space area. The cross section resembles the same shape of a steel I-beam, which is how its name came about.   The development of engineered wood I-beams, they were frist develop in 1969, The cost and performance drove the development of the engineered wood I-beam "I-joists as they are also known by ", They were designed...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
A Home's Oil Furnace The Series Windsor County Vermont Home Buyers Accompany Series Post 1, this first post of a series of three posts is to accompany the second series, that I've written for a challenge to write a number of blog post series. The main series title of the three psrt series - A Home's Oil Furnace The Series Windsor County Vermont Home Buyers. These two series are intended to help Home Buyers, Home Owners. Real Estate Brokers and Real Estate Agents, to understand Oil Fired Furnaces, Please feel free to pull up a chair, and enjoy reading and learning about one of the major parts of a home.       Its very important to keep your furnace's fan motor clean, seen that the fan motor is the heart of a forced air system. These motoes are usually about one horsepower or more, and it...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
A Home's Oil Furnace The Series Windsor County Vermont Home Buyers Part 1, This is the first part of a three part series about Oil Fired Furnace. A oil furnace in Vermont and New Hampshire, can be a Forced Air Furnace with a ductwork system or a Boiler that heats water to send through a piping system through out the home to heat it. This series mainly talking about a forced air system. I'll be covering other heating systems in other blog posts.   Upflow - in the basement with upward flow. Upflow - in a closer or utility room with upward flow. Horizontal - in attic with either side flow. Horizontal - in crawl space with either side flow. Downflow - on slab floor or crawl space with downward flow.     Just like the of the plumbing and electrical systems of the home, the furnace is a vital...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
A Home's Oil Furnace The Series Windsor County Vermont Home Buyers Accompany Series Post 2, this post is post 2 of a 3 post accompanying series, to my main series for my second series of a challenge to write and post, blog post series. The title of the series is, A Home's Oil Furnace The Series Windsor County Vermont Home Buyers. These two series are intended to help Home Buyers, Home Owners, Real Estate Brokers and their Real Estate Agents, to understand Oil Fired Furnaces. Feel free to pull up a chair, and enjoy reading and learning. There are many parts to a Oil Fired Furnace of a home. The oil tank holds the live blood for your Oil Fired Furnace.     This is an outdoors oil thank, that is sad. All because the owner did not maintain it!   Its also not a good idea to have your window ...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
A Home's Oil Furnace The Series Windsor County Vermont Home Buyers Part 2, the home your looking at to buy will have one of four ways, that it may be heated. A Oil Burner, Electric Furnace, maybe a Wood Burning Furnace, that could be indoors or outdoors, or a Corn Bunrning Furnace. At this time we'll be taken a look at the Oil Tank and Oil Fired Furnace. The oil fired furnace came to being used in residential homes after World War II as an advance over the widely used coal furnaces of that time. The oil your furnace will use to heat your home, is stored in a large tank. It will be located outdoors or in the basment of your home.       What do I look for, when Inspecting the Oil Tank of a home: Are the tank's legs unstable or on a shaky foundation. Is there any signs of rust, weeping, we...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
A Home's Oil Furnace The Series Windsor County Vermont Home Buyers Accompany Series Post 3, this post and two others to follow are accompaning posts to my second series of a challenge to write blog post series. The title to the series is A Home's Oil Furnace The Series Windsor County Vermont Home Buyers. These seriers are to help Home Buyers, Home Owners, and Real Estate Agents, to understand Oil Furnaces. Feel free to pull up a chair, and enjoy reading and learning.   A conversion type oil burner can be adapted to most forced warm-air furnaces. There are areas in the Country, that do not have natural gas available, like here in Vermont and New Hampshire, a oil burnering furnace is the next best heating source. The operating cost is midway between natural gas and electric residential he...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
A Home's Oil FurnaceThe Series Windsor County Vermont Home Buyers Part 3, if your a first thime home buyer, have you gave any thought about troubleshooting oil furnace, that very will could be how the home is heated, your looking at to buy. Heres some help for you.   Burner will not start up:  No power. Chech circuit breakers. There may not be any oil in the oil tank. Call your oil supplier for an emergency delivery, after checkinf to be sure its out of oil. Stack relay will have locked out. Turn the furnace switch off, reset stack relay. Turn the furnace switch back on, if the burner does not start call your oil supplier. Also the stack relay just may be defective. The burner's oil pump may need to be primed. Tere will be a pipe piug opposite where the oil line attaches to the pump. Un...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog Owner   You are always welcome to visit By the time we compete the Inspection, you will know the Home or Commercial Property better than the owner does!   Post 505   This is not a photo taken of The Precision Valley Fish and Game Association Club!   The Precision Valley Fish & Game Association of Perkinsville, Vermont. Invites families to their Outdoor Range located on Route 106 in Perkinsville, on Saturday the 27 of June, from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. The event is being organized to introduce folks to various shooten sports. Rifles, sidearms (handguns), and shotguns for trap shooting and a chance at Cowboy Action Shooten will be available. Ammunition will be provided by the club. There will be experienced club members supervising at the event. ...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog Owner   You are always welcome to visit By the time we compete the Inspection, you will know the Home or Commercial Property better than the owner does!   Post 503         In Ascutney, Vermont- The 3rd annual Walk-a-Thon will take place. This Saturday 6 of June, at 9:00 A.M.. To benefit the Weathersfield Veterans Memorial Fund. This here walk will be approximately five miles and will start and finish at Martin Memorial Hall in Ascutney. All of the money raised will go directly to the Veterans Memorial Fund. To make a donation to this very fine fundraiser or more information you can call 802-674-5582. Please show your support, for Weathersfield Veterans Memorial Fund! This Vet Thanks you! ---------------------------------------------------------...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog Owner   You are always welcome to visit By the time we compete the Inspection, you will know the Home or Commercial Property better than the owner does! Post 491 Did you know that Robert Frost lived in a Cabin in Vermont during the summer months? This is was his cabin Cabins have an important place in our Country's History. The first settlers built cabins to live in. Then later the pioneers and frontiersmen who settled the west built similar homes. Writwes throughout History have used cabins as their retresats in which they could write in peace without any distractions. So it's really only fitting that Robert Frost, would have his self a cabin. In 1921 ne moved to Vermont where he was a professor at Middlebury College until his death in 1963. D...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog Owner   You are always welcome to visit By the time we compete the Inspection, you will know the Home or Commercial Property better than the owner does! Post 489, for that 300,000 plus mile stone! Back when I joined the ActiveRain community, on 29 March 2007- 2 years, 3 months, and 22 days. I sure would have not dreamed that I would get to this mile stone blogging here. You see before joining the ActiveRain Real Estate Network, I had never been to a blogging community, to read or comment on a blog post. I sure had no idea as to what one was to really write about or even how to really get started blogging. I even missed up with commenting to folks back then. For about the first, few months. I did not even write enough words in the comments that ...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog Owner   You are always welcome to visit Post 488 Thats right, I'm the Flag of the United States of America! My name is Old Glory I stand watch in the halls of hustice in every Town and City a cross America. Institutions of learning have me flying majestically over them. I stand my guard with power in the world. Stop to look up and see me. I stand for peace, honor, truth and justice. I stand for freedom. I am confident. I am proud. When I'm flown with my fellow banners, My head is always a little higher, My colors a little truer. I bow to no one! I sure do not run! I'm recognized all over the world. I'm saluted. I am loved - I am revered. I am respected-and I am feared. I have fought in every battle of every war for more then 200 years. A youngg...
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By Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information
(Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections)
Baker Home Inspection and Consulting Blog Owner   You are always welcome to visit By the time we compete the Inspection, you will know the Home or Commercial Property better than the owner does!   Post 477 First Time Home Buyers- Your Helping the Economy!   In more ways than the U.S. Government does!   You see your not giving money, just to the Big Bank's, Big Mortgage Company's, Car Manufacturer's, and Insurance Company's. Of the Nation!   But you help all kinds of folks and company's. of your own community's. Now that is really something to be really proud of. Don't you think?   The American First Time Home Buyer is truly the back bone of our Nation! And the community's of each and every Town, and City of every State in the U.S.A.   You start out by help to keep Real Restate Agent's ...
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