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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..

Summer Session Scheduled for July 10th

Just passed out our certificates and we now have our summer session on the calendar.  New inspection careers begin with…

Buyers Love Fresh Paint – We Don’t Love it Too

Most home buyers love it when there is fresh pain inside, as a home inspector, we look at it in…

Nuisance Ants Control, Try This Before You Call an Exterminator

Spring time is when ants are likely to invade our homes. The most common household ant around here is the…

Water Heater Explosions

When a water heater malfunctions and overheats, the resulting failure can be super dramatic.  Here is a great example showing…

Toilet Problems and Solutions – Video Repair Demos

We find a lot of problems with toilets.  Always look at the base and see if the floor is discolored,…

Horizontal Drainage Pipe Slope Standards

What is the proper slope of drain pipes? That depends on the pipe size. It is important that liquids flow…

Great video of what we find everyday!

Video post: 60 home inspection issues in under 3 minutes By Reuben Saltzman On March 21, 2017

Drains Need Support Too! More plumbing rules

This is a drain for a kitchen, not too surprising it drained slowly.  This is a pretty easy  fix, a…

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