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06/17/2010
Pillar To Post Queens County Consumer Bulletin:    Just wanted to post this for everyone's information.  The following information was issued today via CPSC (Consumer product Safety commission) regarding what appears to be a Major recall of Maytag and related brand dishwashers.  I advise eve...
06/03/2010
Check out the following article presented by RIS Media  with a large contribution by Pillar To Post. Some helpful ides if you or someone you know is purchasing a newly constructed home.     http://rismedia.com/2010-05-31/considering-new-construction-top-5-tips-for-buying-a-newly-built-home/
06/01/2010
Its daylight savings day today and besides trying to adapt to the time change, which I can say messed me up this morning there are other things you need to do today. A seemingly smal items in the home tht often times gets overlooked until its too late: Carbon Monoxide detectors and Smoke alarms. ...
03/14/2010
Post Tip: Look at all exterior wall outlets by unscrewing the plates and peaking underneath.If there's no insulation, they're likely letting in cold air. Head to the hardware store and pick up foam insulation specially made for outlets. Just cut to size, insert in the outlet and re-cover....
03/08/2010
Post Tip: Look at all exterior wall outlets by unscrewing the plates and peaking underneath.If there's no insulation, they're likely letting in cold air. Head to the hardware store and pick up foam insulation specially made for outlets. Just cut to size, insert in the outlet and re-cover....
03/08/2010
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Pillar To Post - Queens County New York Amanda's Law just went into effect for NY State for Carbon Monoxide detectors in Single and Multi Family dwellings and was prompted by the death of a teenage girl early last year.   I just found this page link today and wanted to get it out to everyone....
02/26/2010
Pillar To Post - Queens County New York Try our cost guide to give a rough estimate for repairs or remodeling in your home or a home your'e purchasing. Its a helpful tool available for free to you.  It is based on National Averages but will get pretty close.  For the NYC area I tend to use th...
02/22/2010
A quick tip that may help add some life to your cooking appliance. PILLAR TO POST TIP: Most stoves made in the last 15 years break down too soon due to the control panel. Why?     Because the panel is behind the back burners which causes it to overheat. To fix this problem, heat large pots on the...
02/19/2010
Some info below regarding Home Inspection Licensing.  As of Dec 31, 2005 all persons conducting a home inspection must be licensed by NY State.   Make sure your home inspector is licensed and insured as per state regulations.   All Pillar To Post inspectors are licensed and Fully insured.  We car...
02/18/2010
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