Sewer laterals – Save your self grief.

2 weeks ago, a critical piece of my houses infrastructure failed. I got a flooded basement, and my insurance company got a claim. If your house was built prior to 1976, your sewer lateral is likely at the end of its serviceable life, and is in need of replacement. Between about 1956 and 1976, sewer…Read More

Can We Trust the Heritage Trust?

Now is a critical time for Heritage Protection in Nova Scotia. Its "Principal Protector", the Heritage Trust of Nova Scotia (HTNS)  is in the news, but for the wrong reasons. This has led to a Debate about the efficacy of the organization at protecting built heritage. Heritage needs to be debated.  The Issues need to be…Read More