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Anti-tip brackets are metal devices designed to prevent freestanding ranges from tipping. They are normally attached to a rear leg of the range or screwed into the wall behind the range, and are included in all installation kits. A unit that is not equipped with these devices may tip over if eno...
12/10/2014
According to the EnergyStar™ Program, heating and cooling costs can be slashed by up to 20% per year by properly sealing and insulating the home. Insulating the attic should be a top priority for preventing heat loss because as heat rises, a critical amount of heat loss from the living areas of t...
11/10/2014
According to the EnergyStar™ Program, heating and cooling costs can be slashed by up to 20% per year by properly sealing and insulating the home. Insulating the attic should be a top priority for preventing heat loss because as heat rises, a critical amount of heat loss from the living areas of t...
10/24/2014
 Are the risks greater for some people? There is wide variability in how different people are affected by indoor mold. However, the long term presence of indoor mold growth may eventually become unhealthy for anyone. The following types of people may be affected more severely and sooner than othe...
10/10/2014
What are Sinkholes?   Sinkholes are ground-surface depressions that result when a subterranean void weakens support of the overlying earth.    Why are Sinkholes a Concern for Inspectors? They threaten water supplies by draining unfiltered water from streams, lakes and wetlands directly into aquif...
10/06/2014
Inspecting or selecting  a Toilet? Pressure-assist toilets are water-efficient alternatives to standard, gravity toilets.  As they become more common, especially in newer and updated homes, inspectors should know how they work.   The first pressure-assist toilet was developed in 1984 in response ...
10/05/2014
Bed bugs are small, flightless, rust-colored parasites that feed on the blood of humans and other warm-blooded animals. Inspectors should learn the telltale signs of these pests and be capable of providing information to their clients.   Bed bugs were diminished to an historical footnote after th...
09/27/2014
Be on the lookout.......... Home buying can be a risky process, especially when it comes to new homebuyers. There are lot of ways a new homebuyer can be tricked into buying a home that isn’t all that it seems. To avoid buying any kind of home here are a couple of buying tips that should be follow...
09/25/2014
Are the risks greater for some people? There is wide variability in how different people are affected by indoor mold. However, the long term presence of indoor mold growth may eventually become unhealthy for anyone. The following types of people may be affected more severely and sooner than other...
09/13/2014
Grade sloping (or draining) back toward the home. This could lead to damp or wet crawlspaces, foundation movement, cracking or settlement. Water wicking up the foundation could lead to rot in the walls, framing members and mold. Some indications of foundation movement include windows that are out...
09/11/2014
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