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SOPHI Recommended Fieldwork Professionals  During Active Fieldwork: Always dress in a professional, safe, and functional manner from head to toe….

Exploding Toilets?

The pressure-assisted toilets made by the Sloan valve company sold under the name flushmate have had recalls. (501-b and 503)…

When Electrons Go Bad

Holy smokes that’s one burnt up meter. Gives you great respect for the power of electricity. There was a failure…

Electrical Quiz on Zoom

We cover so many new topics for our students that we spent extensive time taking quizzes. These are great learning…

Manufactured Home Inspections

The pleasure of inspecting of a pretty nice manufactured home today. It had been really well-maintained and look like a…

Water Supply Systems Freeze Resistance

Copper has been the mainstay of plumbing supply systems for decades. While the system is very popular it is particularly…

The Dumbest Install Ever!

Today I have the pleasure of inspecting possibly the most dangerous, certainly the dumbest furnace install I’ve ever seen.  If…

What a Beauty!

This is a live panel, still working after 100 years. Just a few dangerous things in here, like live conductors…

Student Highlight Success Stories

Bryan Crisp – Class #3Bryan is just one of those guys that the minute you meet him, you just like…

Take winter by Storm

https://takewinterbystorm.org/king-county/ Seattle City Light offers a very informative winter storm survival site. Great information on emergency preparedness. Tips on making…

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