Salem, Oregon Home Inspection Blog

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Home Inspector - Perfection Inspection, Inc.
Home inspection information in Salem Oregon. Tips for realestate professionals and home buyers. Specializing in education, thermography, and home inspections for realestate transactions in Salem, Oregon.

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2009 

The United States have has seen a definete movement toward energy efficiency and "going greeN.  As part of my business model I try to stay on top of and educate myself on the very latest in information that is out there in regards to home inspections, building science, home maintenance, applianc...
Posted over 4 years ago
Carpenter ants. They are just one of the three big players in the wood destroying insect world around Salem, Oregon. Or the pest part of a "Pest and Dry rot" Inspection. Overall carpenter ants are relatively easy to control but this control does require some environmental adjustment and future vi...
Posted over 4 years ago
With in the last 10 years the siding products that are available have gotten significantly better.  With the popularity of the cementatious boards siding deterioration issues have become less and less.  There are still plenty of homes that have the wood chip composite boards out there.  Here is ...
Posted over 4 years ago
Part 1 and Part 2 were to be about the terms: “pest and dry rot.” I detailed what the inspection was about and what the term “pest” might mean. Now I will try to describe the term “dry rot.” Wood destroying Fungus on a Salem Oregon Home Inspection In the real estate world any rot or deterioratio...
Posted over 4 years ago
What is “pest and dry rot?” Good question right? Seriously I am a home inspector, shouldn’t I know to what these terms are referring? The words, “pest and dry rot,” are really confusing to this poor home inspector. What exactly is a pest? I know a family here in Salem, Oregon that has the south ...
Posted over 4 years ago
Pest and Dry Rot.  These are items that seem to be pretty straight forward, but if you look at the actual definition of these terms even I start to get confused!Pest and Dry Rot is an unbelievably ambiguous term that gets thrown around a lot during the course of a real estate transaction.  To li...
Posted over 4 years ago
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