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Checking Out the Neighborhood With the Class

We take walks around the neighborhood with the class.  120 hours is a long time to sit in a classroom…

WiFi Water Alarms, What A Great Idea!

Most of you have heard me talk about the importance of water alarms.  Today technology has come a long way…

This House Flipper Was NOT A Plumber

Somethings you know without them being said.  In this case, we are looking at the ‘handiwork’ of a not so ‘handyman’,…

2900 Clothes Dryer Fires Every Year

I have always warned people about excessive lint in the dryer vent.   On today’s inspection we found this burnt…

I Should Have Known Better..

As a home inspector, I give advice everyday.  One of the most important things I discuss with my clients are…

Window Falls and Child Safety

Good parents are always on the lookout to make their homes safe for their children.  We install safety latches on…

Are There Ghosts in Your House?

No I am not commenting on the supernatural here, we are talking about the mysterious stains that appear inside of…

Washington State Standards of Practice

In Washington State, we have a law that establishes the minimum requirements for the Standards of Practice for a home inspection….

Insect “Resistant” Pressure Treated Wood?

We have been using pressure treated lumber for decades to resist insect damage. It works great against termites and beetles,…

Plumbing Quiz

This kitchen install has a few plumbing issues under the sink, what should the caption be? Here is another view..

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