WINTERIZING MY HOME

Five tips to get your home ready for winter. Well it is that time of year to start thinking about winter and what we need to do to get our homes ready. Here are a few steps that may save you some grief if you take the time to implement them. I don’t mean to be rude...

BATHROOM FANS

Venting bathroom fans About 40 percent of the inspections I undertake have a problem with the venting systems of the home. Some problems are minor such as a vent hood that has been damaged or the flap is stuck open. The more severe problems would include mold growth...

IS MY DECK SAFE?

Deck Safety Deck safety is something an inspector needs to pay close attention to. It is important to remember that a home inspection is not a code inspection. That means the inspector is not trying to go through the home and point out every code infraction. The deck...