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Appliance Recalls?

Since 1974, American citizens have been protected from dangerous items in their homes by federal law. Congress prescribed a system whereby if a manufacturer designed a dangerous product, they MUST recall all those items and FIX THEM FOR FREE! The … Continue reading

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Termite Control in the Home

Wood-destroying insects and other organisms can cause serious problems in the wooden structural components of a house, and may go undetected for a long period of time.   New Construction All chemical soil treatments, bait systems, and chemical wood treatment … Continue reading

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A home inspection is :

A high liability, in-depth Mutidisciplined technical analysis of a home Conducted under adverse conditions, In front of a demanding audience Requiring the generation of an incredibly detailed report Prepared in an un-realistically short time frame, For an inconceivably low fee.

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Standard Estimated Life Expectancy Chart for Homes

Surface preparation and paint quality are the most important determinants of a paint’s life expectancy. Ultraviolet (UV) rays via sunshine can shorten life expectancy.  Additionally, conditions of high humidity indoors or outdoors can affect the lifespan of these components, which … Continue reading

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Ten Tips to Speed Up Your Home Inspection

Speed up your home sale by preparing your home ahead of time using the following tips. Your home inspection will go smoother, with fewer concerns to delay closing. Confirm that the water, electrical and gas services are turned on (including … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time (DST), also known as British Summer Time (BST) in the U.K., is the practice of adjusting clocks an hour ahead of Standard Time so that afternoons have more daylight and mornings have less. It is designed to reduce … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Home Inspector

Buying a home?  It is probably the most expensive purchase you will ever make.  This is no time to shop for a cheap inspection.  The cost of a home inspection is very small relative to the value of the home being inspected.  The additional … Continue reading

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What Really Matters. . .

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