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Working on New Practice Exams

Here  is a sample question you might expect on the Washington State Home Inspection Exam: What is a likely reason…

Congratulations Kevin!

We just got a new card from a student, Kevin Chen is a super-smart inspector. He is bilingual, speaking Chinese…

How to Fix Water Hammer and Noisy Supply Plumbing

Water hammer or hydraulic shock is often caused by a lack of air chambers. When a valve is shut off…

Pool Safety Information

Do you have a swimming pool?  Be sure to keep your family and neighbors safe with a propper barrier from…

This is Why We Teach!

We just wrapped up our twenty first Home Inspection Fundamentals class (whew!) and I was going over our student’s exit surveys….

Family of 4 killed by carbon monoxide from tankless water heater

GENOA TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — A family died from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning after a tankless water heater began leaking the…

That Don’t Look Right – Triple Tapped Mains

Found this distribution panel in a garage today. if you look closely you can see that the main wire on…

Why You Need A Proper Vapor Barrier

It is code to have 6 mil black plastic vapor barrier in a crawlspace, we will often see no plastic…

Concrete Blocks Make Great Piers, Right?

Concrete blocks are useful for many parts of the structure of the home.  One place we find them is as a…

Congratulations Maureen

I received this card a couple recently, it is always a pleasure to see our past students ‘working it’ and getting…

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