Winter Dangers Around Your Home

Winter can be “the most wonderful time of the year.” But it can also be the most dangerous time if precautions aren’t taken to keep your home safe. Homeowners should prevent winter dangers by winterizing their homes in advance – before ...

7 Ways Talk With Your Contractor if You Have a Dispute

When embarking on a large construction project it is inevitable that there will be some bumps. Those bumps don’t need to turn into mountains, however. And you certainly want to avoid legal action if at all possible. That’s why we’re ...

Aging in Place: What You Need to Know

Aging in Place means proactively creating a home environment that can adapt to you as you grow older, giving you the comfort of staying in your familiar surroundings as long as you choose. Whether retrofitting your existing home or ...

What is a Green Home?

More and more, we’re reading about the “greening” of America, and how by going green, we can help to save our environment. We can do our bit by looking for green solutions, and create what is a green home. What is a Green Home? A green ...

What Does Licensed and Bonded Mean?

When hiring a contractor to build, renovate or remodel your home, you hear that you should ask if they are licensed and bonded. But what does licensed and bonded mean? Licensed To do business in a municipality, a construction firm or ...

How Much Does a Home Repair Cost?

When you need to repair or replace something in your home, how do you know what is a fair price? Just what does a home repair cost?  You might ask several contractors to give their bids, and may find that their estimates are all over ...

How to Make Your Home Greener

Wanting to have a greener home and lifestyle is one thing; knowing how to make your home greener is another. In our previous post, we talked about the definition of a green home. Now let’s explore the specific things you can do to ...

Railing Requirements for Your Home

If you’re about to have a house inspection, one area you don’t want to neglect is your railings. Though it may seem like a simple matter of fencing in an area or slapping on a rod here or there, the truth is that railings are essential ...

How Storm Damage Can Ravage Your Home

Taking stock after a bad storm can be overwhelming for a homeowner. Heavy rains, strong winds, and other storm conditions can cause great deals of damage in a short amount of time, with long-term repercussions. The good news is that ...

Först Consulting Group Receives BBB A+ Accreditation

Först Consulting Group is pleased to receive an “A+” Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accreditation from the BBB serving Metro Washington DC and Eastern PA. The BBB Advantage to Our Clients According to a recent BBB study by ...