On a new home inspection for a friend, I noticed they had two separate Geothermal HVAC systems.One of which was not cooling the home properly.These systems usually pull groundwater deep from underground where it is very cold and they run them through the system to cool the air.That is why we call them water to […]
Polybutylene Plumbing We found polybutylene plumbing in a single bathroom in a home while the home inspector inspected a home for a client. We confirmed it in the attic. As you can see the majority is CPVC piping and on that single extension coming down through the attic into the wall down to the sink into the […]
Infrared home inspections!!! There are countless things that you can find with an infrared camera on a home inspection. And here are two great examples.first I want to say that the standard home inspector would be looking with the naked eye.And when you go into a house that has minimal space in the attic to […]
Four (4) Point Inspection A Four (4) Point inspection is often required when obtaining a new homeowner’s insurance policy, or when renewing an existing policy. Four (4) Point requirements will vary from carrier to carrier usually starting at 30 years or older. Four (4) Point inspections consist of a limited visual survey of the following: Heating/Air conditioning […]
A common thing I see on inspections is architectural shingles on a low slope roof.This is usually at the back of the house on top of a closed patio area where the homeowner may have sealed it off. From the ridge down to the back end of the roof is usually a bit steeper but […]
Inspected two great Geothermal HVAC systems today.They pull very cold water from deep underground through copper coils to cool the air passed through them.Very cool systems and very efficient systems to have.They will save a fortune in operating costs in the first year of residence!
Thanks everyone for the birthday wishes! Today was a great day with a full inspection schedule! YES, I WORKED ON MY BIRTHDAY-THERE IS NO SHORTAGE OF PEOPLE THAT NEED MY HELP! I am truly blessed with the ability to help others! That is the best gift of all..Have a good one everybody
Just spoke with a truly amazing individual who served in the United States army (infantry) for ten years!! Words can’t explain the level of gratitude I have towards our service members.This country didn’t become the greatest on hopes and dreams but the blood, sweat, and tears of our great nations service members.The men and women, […]