Remember to clean your dryer vent ducts as part of routine maintenance. This will help reduce the risk of fires and possible CO emergencies...
Inspecting in the rain isn't fun..... but finding problems is easier. This gutter is reverse pitched and the water is standing on wha...
Sometimes you just have to shake your head…… This A/C unit is located in a crawlspace with a dirt floor. The condensation is dripping direc...
It's approaching that time of year again. ⛄️ Time to start winterizing your outdoor water connections. Remember to disconnect your ...
Saturday, November 28, 2020
Before you start using your fireplace for the season, you should get it cleaned by a qualified contractor. Did you know creosote is toxic buildup is a big fire hazard. Other common side effects are respiratory issues, skin irritation and after long term exposures possible cancer.
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
"A sump pump is used to remove excess water from a home. There are multiple types, but they all monitor the water level to ensure that the water doesn't exceed a pre-set level and cause moisture intrusion or property damage. While most sump pumps are effective in removing water, they should always be covered with a gas-tight lid to avoid moisture problems, as well as to prevent the seepage of radon (and sewage gases) into the home. Home inspectors should encourage their clients to follow a scheduled maintenance routine and get an Annual Home Maintenance Inspection to ensure that their sump pump is operating efficiently and according to its estimated service life."
Deteriorated sump pump cover
Reference: Internachi - Inspecting Sump Pumps
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Sometimes you just have to shake your head……
This A/C unit is located in a crawlspace with a dirt floor. The condensation is dripping directly onto the floor, which is keeping the crawlspace much more humid than it needs to be………