Reuben's Home Inspection Blog

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Home inspection topics in the Minneapolis / Saint Paul area.

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2010 

One of the most common electrical defects that I find while doing Truth-In-Sale of Housing Evalutions in Minneapolis is a missing jumper wire at the water meter.  This is a required repair item, and I often find the repair done improperly, so I'm writing this blog to help anyone that has to fix ...
Posted about 4 years ago
Double tapped circuit breakers are one of the most common electrical defects that I find while doing home inspections in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, and they're usually one of the easiest defects to correct.  Today I'll explain what double tapping is, when it is and isn't a problem, why it's a p...
Posted over 4 years ago
In my blog about window replacements, I made it clear that you'll never get a return on your investment by replacing windows.   So what about furnaces?  If you're replacing your furnace, is it worth installing a high efficiency furnace?  We'll see.   Reuben's Old Furnace   I've already compile...
Posted over 4 years ago
  Last year at about this time I wrote a blog about ice dams, covering what needs to be done to prevent ice dams from happening, both on the inside and outside of the house.   This year I'll discuss a bunch of different ways to get rid of ice dams.  The methods involve axes, ice picks, pantyhose,...
Posted over 4 years ago
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Home inspection topics in the Minneapolis / Saint Paul area.