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2010 

It seems like common sense that open electrical boxes are a fire hazard but as home inspectors we see them all the time.
Posted about 4 years ago
Los Angeles based home buyers, real estate professionals, and other related professionals should consider coming to the Homebuyers Fair this Saturday and Sunday at the LA Convention Center. LaRocca Inspections will be there educating buyers on the Home Inspection process and giving out informatio...
Posted about 4 years ago
The electrical wires in this photo were live. If anyone would have touched them they would have been for a nasty surprise. Definitely a safety hazard. Good thing they had a home inspection!
Posted about 4 years ago
Under this house we found water that was coming from a plumbing leak. You can see it in the background.  Additionally this post is leaning and has shifted off its base.  It is not even attached to the base and will fall out soon.
Posted about 4 years ago
In this area, this type of drain pipe is not per code as it will not drain well.  Things get caught in the ridges and it blocks up. This was creative... but in the end it just backed up the waste water.
Posted about 4 years ago
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John contributes articles to the Daily news on a regular basis and has ben featured in other various publications as well. Here are some of his articles as well as some other musings.