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SO, SO, SO…. SO Cables East Wenatchee Home Inspections   When it comes to electrical installations most of the materials used have a rating, marking and purpose.  Since electricity has an innate ability to kill and catch things on fire there are quite a bit of rules involved to keep it as safe as...
12/13/2014
Caulk Talk, What’s your number?                                    East Wenatchee Home Inspections   I love when I get the phone call “ Are you the Home Inspector who inspected the home at Blankity Blank place?” ... “Well yes, yes I am”.   So this is basically the phone call I received recently f...
12/08/2014
I think you need to be a groupie… Grouping of conductors in MWBC- Wenatchee Home Inspections   It is very common to find multiwire branch circuits (MWBC) in homes, especially newer homes.  A multiwire branch circuit is where you have two or more hot/line conductors (ungrounded conductors) sharing...
12/05/2014
What the heck is it?  Anti-siphon/External Vacuum Breaker Devices- East Wenatchee Home Inspections   So as home inspectors one thing we are looking for are these mysterious little gadgets called a Vacuum Break or Anti-Siphon device on our exterior hose bibb/sillcocks.     These external vacuum br...
11/28/2014
Being watched by Uncle Buck             Okanogan Home Inspections   During a home inspection in Winthrop, WA I was treated to some spectacular views. Sometimes being a home inspector has its perks.     All through the day I found I was being watched by a local resident. There was this Buck with s...
11/26/2014
Neat, Neat, Neat, yeah it is suppose to be Neat. Mechanical Execution of Work. Wenathcee Home Inspections   As home inspectors we see a lot of messes. It is not uncommon see stuff in various levels of disarray.     Just a bit messy But messy when it comes to electrical work is a bit troubling.   ...
11/21/2014
Sundae at the Fountain   Okay it not really a Sundae but Sunday. It is a fountain though.   As temperatures dropped this week our little fountain creatures started getting their Ice Coats. A little later that morning a friend showed up at the fountain, a Goldfinch.   As I was watching that Goldfi...
11/16/2014
Forgotten Friday- Findings from the days of yore and King George. Wenatchee Home Inspections As a home inspector many times we are fortunate to have the first glimpse of some history long forgotten.   During an inspection of an attic in Wenatchee I found this newspaper laying on cedar shaving ins...
11/14/2014
I have a sad story to tell you, It may hurt your feelings a bit, Bathroom Receptacles- “I have a sad story to tell you, It may hurt your feelings a bit Last night when I walked into my bathroom, I stepped in a pile of … Shaving cream, be nice and clean. Shave everyday and you'll always look keen....
11/11/2014
Is my window too high off the floor for emergency egress? Manufactured Homes Rules.   Wenatchee Home Inspection Services.   This is a quiz for those who sell and do home inspections on Manufactured Homes. What is the required sill height for egress windows/emergency escape and rescue?   Well lets...
10/28/2014
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