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Flip Flopped… How not to re-install a door. Wenatchee Home Inspections In the world of home inspections we get to see a lot of interesting, strange and odd things. I also am amazed at what some can do. I wonder what were they thinking? So in the annals of weird…. the Flip Flopped. Here we have a ...
Bambi goes Bye Bye - Proper bonding is a life safety issue, even for animals. As a home inspector one of  my greatest concerns to the well being of my clients is to ensure the electrical system is as safe as possible. Simple mistakes can have deadly consequences.  I often discuss with my clients ...
This is for the Women… Size Matters. A little history on Baluster spacing. East Wenatchee Home Inspections Now I say this because of the Woman's maternal instinct and child safety  concerns, now I know many males have this instinct also but it is more dominant in females.  Baluster spacing requir...
This Sucks- Central Vacuum Systems                                  Wenatchee Home Inspections Central vacuum systems seem to have two camps, those who love them and those who can do without them. Those who love them will state they will make cleaning the home easier and improve indoor air qualit...
When Men were Men and Sparkies played by the sparks.     Chelan Home Inspections As a home inspector I get to see a lot oddities out there. Some are just very interesting. I also am a bit of a geek and history buff so that has lead me to collecting old code books ,especially the National Electric...
Diving Into Electric Furnaces- Its elementary!             Wenatchee and Chelan Home Inspection Services I am amazed how often I find electric furnaces with an element or two not working. Quite often the home occupant does not even know because warm air is still blowing out of the registers.     ...
Out here in the fields- Bighorns in the Entiat Mountains   On the way home from a home inspection I stopped to take a few photos of the local Bighorns that reside in the Entiat Mountains.         Swakane Canyon Back in the 1960’s to  the 1970’s  the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDF...
Bonding and Grounding, What they mean and which is more important.   Chelan Home Inspections   Bonding or grounding what do you think is more important? Heck many do not even know the difference?   So let’s start off with terminology .   From the 2014 NEC Article 100-   Bonded (Bonding). Connecte...
2015- Moore is More.  50 years of computing.   Oh how the times have changed   Its 2015 and we have reached the 50th anniversary of Moore’s Law. Moore’s law is  based on Moore’s paper published in 1965 about the processing power of computers. Moore’s Law describes that the number of transistors i...
Wild Wednesday   This week in home inspection was quite fun. I had several friends sharing the inspection process with me. My posting have been lacking since time has put the squeeze on me.   This was a female that thought I was the cat’s meow. She could not get enough of me and followed me aroun...

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