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How To Stay Safe After Your Home has been Flooded

Sad to say, natural disasters have become all too common lately. Whether you live in an area affected by the recent hurricanes or not, its good to know what we should do after our home has been flooded. Here are some important reminders of what to do immediately after your home has flooded: When first […]

Pre-Listing Home Inspections

Want to sell your home faster and for more money? We all would. We work hard to maintain our homes and to keep them in good condition. So when it comes time to sell your home, you want as few road blocks as possible. One of the best ways that you can prepare your home […]

How can I improve the air quality in my home?

In our last article, we looked at the potential causes of air pollutants in our home. In this article, we will look at ways to reduce and treat these pollutants. Here are a few suggestions:     When using cleaning chemicals in the home, try to avoid using aerosols and opt for nontoxic cleaners, also […]

How good is the air quality in my home?

More and more people nowadays are being affected by pollutants in the air. These can cause many different allergies and respiratory ailments. It’s important then, to analyze how good the air quality is in our home, especially as it’s the place we spend most of our time. The bad news is that every room of […]

How to tell the age of a water heater

When buying a home, many people ask a very common question: How old is the water heater. They probably ask this because they have either heard horror stories of older water heaters bursting and leaking all over a home, or perhaps they have even seen it first hand. The problem is, sometimes those stories are […]

What Really Matters On Your Home Inspection

When it comes to a home inspection, there are a lot of things that go into the report. We pride ourselves on being thorough, detailed home inspectors. We scour your home to find every issue possible. Everything from a damaged outlet to a structural issue. So when you get your completed home inspection report, it […]

Bad Electrical Panels

Bad electrical panels These are more common than you would think.  This electrical panel is one of the worst I have seen: the panel is barely hanging there on only 2 screws the knockout covers are missing so there is no protection from electrocution it is rusting out with a big hole in the top for […]

GFCI Outlets- What Are They and Do I Need Them?

You will (hopefully) find GFCI outlets in the kitchen and bathrooms.  It stands for Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter.  GFCIs are there to protect you from being electrocuted by interrupting the circuit when there is a difference in the currents in the hot and neutral wires.  The difference indicates that some of the current has found […]