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Nickelsen Home Inspections, LLC is proud to be performing home inspections in all of the Clark County Washington and the Greater Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA metro areas. We specialize in offering a complete inspection process, from the inspection to the report, on site and in an expedient yet thorough manner. Prior to taking on the form of Nickelsen Home Inspections, LLC in 2005, Inspection Consulting was one of the original home inspection companies in Clark County. We have collectively performed over 10,000 home inspections in the last 12 years, and we put all of this experience to work for you. -- If you need a home inspector in Vancouver WA, or anywhere in SW Washington and NW Oregon, Nickelsen Home Inspections, LLC will offer you the most experience, the best service, and we guarantee it! Call Today: WA: 360.907.9648 OR: 503.502.1495 Toll Free: 1.866.284.3151

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2011 

Hair stylists, especially at places like Perfect Look or Supercuts, dont make a lot of money. I like to tip generously. If you are blessed with extra, tip generously. If not, be kind, smile and thank them for their work. Your little acts kindness change the world, one person at a time.
09/24/2011
Here's to you Mr. Why-Pay-For-An-Electrician-DIY-Handy-Man-Home-Owner! Why ask for help when you can "get 'er done" all on your lonesome with some wire nuts, speaker wire, and just about anything else you can find!? After all, in Vietnam you *were* an electrician (you worked on one part of one ki...
09/24/2011
Great article from the Chicago Tribune:   You won't believe the stuff Jay Markanich has seen on his rounds as a home inspector. Among other things: exhaust fans that vent to nowhere, faulty drain line connections that will surely leak, drywall screws that are used for everything but their intende...
09/17/2011
In the last 6 weeks I would say that I have had about 5 or 6 clients cancel their inspection or choose not to get one (told to me by the realtor) because they had access to an appraisal that "covered everything".  5 years ago the difference between a home inspection and an appraisal was crystal c...
09/16/2011
Every once in a while I will be in an occupied home where I learn that the seller's agent told the buyer's to leave for 1.5 hours or 2 hours.  This surprises me, because sometimes I will be in a home that is in really poor condition, or is very large.  Recently I was in a home that was over 4000s...
09/16/2011
It seems that few people in SW Washington, including consumers and real estate professionals, know that the EPA rates Clark County and Skamania County in "ZONE 1", meaning that, on average, the EPA considers these counties to have the highest potential for radon levels in homes warranting remedia...
09/16/2011
We Americans can sometimes be a bit miopic in our world outlook.  I know that I have been suceptible to this in the past, assuming that home inspections was a predominately "American" profession.  And I say "American" in a broad sense: the Canadians are certainly on top of things, eh?   I recentl...
09/16/2011
This made my day, "Man Cave Near River".  Now THAT is how you pin-point your market!  :-)  None of this "lovely bungalow", none of that "dream spot by the river", aint having any "must see".  Nope.   This is a "man cave": no women and children are allowed!   #lovemyjob    
09/16/2011
as of 09/16/2011 01:00 PM Eastern ProductInterest RateAPRConforming 1and FHA Loans30-Year Fixed 4.250% 4.433% 30-Year Fixed FHA 4.000% 4.978% 15-Year Fixed 3.250% 3.565% 5-Year ARM 2.500% 3.078% 5-Year ARM FHA 2.875% 3.052% Larger Loan Amounts in Eligible Areas – Conforming and FHA.130-Year Fixe...
09/16/2011
I recently did an inspection on a home built in the early 1990's that had cement fiber lap siding on it.  It is doubtful (well, it isn't doubful, but definite) that the home originally had LP - Louisiana Pacific siding on it: the so called "first generation" LP siding, which was involved in liti...
09/16/2011
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