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The burning fact, the story of the 9V battery gone bad.  East Wenatchee Home Inspection   Well till I found this while doing some other research I would of never thought of this. But there is a potential fire hazard when storing 9 V batteries.  If you are like me I have many of these 9v batteries...
Bathroom fans need some love too!               Wenatchee Home Inspections Services   I must thank some fellow Home Inspectors for this subject matter.   One of the most neglected devices in a home is the bathroom exhaust fan. Like anything else they do need their maintenance. Most manufacturers ...
Travel log Tuesday- Stories from Stockholm   Here is another story from my Travels in Sweden.   Leaving Wenatchee in the heat of the summer (100+ degrees) and fire season for Sweden seemed even better because we would get a little reprieve from the heat and smoke.  But as luck would have it we wo...
Are you now a fan? A little light on the subject.                  Kittitas Real Estate Inspections   As always it seems I run into certain items on a home inspection in groups.   This item is a fairly common one, switching out a light for a fan (without a light). This maybe okay, catch word… may...
Being so “Vane” in Arild Sweden. Adventures of the Wenatchee Home Inspector   Well I can not believe its been a few weeks since leaving Sweden. But all things must pass. ( Arild ) One of the areas we explored was a little town of Arild. Arild is located in southwestern area of Sweden in Höganäs M...
Residential Dryer Fires… You mean I have to clean? Wenatchee Home Inspection Services New report from USFA on Residential Dryer fires.   (Don’t let this be you)   I tell my client on every home inspection that cleaning your dryers should be done on a regular basis.  The USFA has just released a r...
Just a touch away, Delta Touch2O faucets                 East Wenatchee Home Inspections Lets start with a lyric from a famous classic rock band   “Nothing much, is all I know and it's alright, oh yes Light as a feather, and just a touch away”   Deep Purple   During a recent home inspection I...
Sometimes making History is not good. Wildfires Washington State 2014   Yesterdays weather brought much needed relief to the many firefighters in Eastern Washington. With anticipated cooler weather and rain again today this should help with the heroic efforts by the men and women who are fighting...
Live Free…Be Creative…. Ladonia. A country within a country.   Well I am back from a whirlwind of a trip to Scandinavia.  Spending most of my time in Sweden but with stops in Denmark and the Netherlands.   (The shores of Landonia)   But one of the special little side trips was to a tiny little co...
Shocking, The inventor of the GFCI…. Charles Dalziel                     Chelan Home Inspections   Ever wonder how the GFCI ever came about. Well it turns out that Charles Dalziel(1904–1986), a professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences at UC Berkeley, back in the early 1960’s was ...

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