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Home Inspector - Integrity Home Inspections LLC
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Happy New Year to you all. My New Years resolution is to be in the rain more frequently this year. It has been such a blessing in the past but like many I get to busy to think about clicking in sometimes. It is my belief that nearly everything that can be said has already been said. What we do he...
Posted over 4 years ago
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WOW, has it been that long since I entered a post to my blog?? Business has been really good and I just forgotten about my friends in the rain. Being the Holiday weekend I have a had a bit of time to sit and relax just a mite. I began to think of what it was that brought me to the point I find my...
Posted over 4 years ago
I love....... YES...... I LOVE the Olympics. The competition and the camaraderie that is shown between teammates, people working together for a common goal. I watch the concentration and the endurance and the consistency that these young people employ to reach their goals. It is almost mind boggl...
Posted over 5 years ago
24 Comments
I just read Kevin Corsa's post on "messy" inspection. I need some advice. I have been inspecting since 1997 and have completed over 3K homes to date. So I have seen quite a few different things in my time. Living in WV there are some fairly depressed places so we pretty much take it in stride. I ...
Posted almost 6 years ago
If you don't take care of it now, it will take care of you later $$$$$.... Turning the thermostat on is all that is needed for cool air, right? Likely not, if you have not maintained the HVAC system year round. Neglegence or ignorance is usually the culprit when an A/C system is malfunctioning. W...
Posted almost 6 years ago
When we as inspectors are called for the purpose of performing an inspection we are automatically placing ourselves in a position of authotrity and responsibility. We are positioning ourselves daily as "professionals" in the field of Home Inspecting and for most of us this is a true statement. Th...
Posted almost 6 years ago
15 Comments
Oh no!!!! The sky is falling the sky is falling..... That is the way I felt two months ago when the Doctor called and said "well you need to get in here, your sugar is up and you now have type 2 diabetes". Oh no I thought , I'm BRANDED for life. But wait it gets worse, no more ce cream or sugar o...
Posted almost 6 years ago
19 Comments
  About three times a month it happens to me........I Show up at the home finding the water and the pilot lights off. Of course I call the Realtor to inform them that there cannot be a complete inspection performed, for obvious reasons. The Realtor will typically ask, "can't you just go ahead and...
Posted almost 6 years ago
1 Comments
Duane, I thank you for the invitation to join. I try to always present myself as a positive person and do believe that we are placed here on this marvelous planet to help one-another through it. Home Inspecting is just one of the many ways that I can do that. I have become very busy recently so i...
Posted almost 6 years ago
10 Comments
Good evening to all. Please know that I do believe that you A/R folks are more in-tune with the industry than others may be and this is not pennedto defame any of you. I appreciate this forum and the opportunity to share information and ideas and I certainly do not want to do anything to jeopardi...
Posted almost 6 years ago
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