The FPE’s were widely used between 1950 – 1990 and are considered problematic. The Consumer Product Safety Commission conducted an investigation and found the panels did not fully comply with the Underwriters Laboratories, Inc requirements. The investigation was closed in 1983, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reported they did not have enough date to considerContinue reading “FPE (Federal Pacific Electric) Circuit Breakers”
While inspecting a roof, I sometimes find issues with the neighbors house. Here is a vent on the side of a new-home-build missing a proper cover. Also found on the roof right above that, improperly installed vent boot. It should be bulging up, not sunken in observed in the second picture.
Do you know where your main water shut off valve is located? Most people are unaware and if a water leak or pipe burst would have to relay on a neighbor/friend, a family member and or a plumper. Owning a home comes with responsibility and in an emergency it’s important to know where stuff isContinue reading “Main Shut Offs”
It’s 2023! I cant believe it, where has the time gone? If you are looking for a new home, somethings to consider before calling your favorite realtor:
It’s that time, time to follow your Home Maintenance Checklist! Refer to the picture provided for ideas & reference. We know not all the things on here will pertain to your specific home, but could help look for & or preparing for the weather conditions.
It’s that time, time to follow your Home Maintenance Checklist! Refer to the picture provided for ideas & reference. We know not all the things on here will pertain to your specific home, but could help look for & or preparing for the weather change.
Did you know that a sewer repair/replace can cost a homeowner in the Denver area between $3,500 – $25,000 to repair/replace! That’s a lot of money and no joke! That’s why a homeowner should never skip one when buying a home and have it followed up every few years or so. Also, current homeowners shouldContinue reading “$ Sewer Scope $”
Fix & Flip What We Find Here was in a older home where it was a fix and flip for a client. As you can see just in one bathroom I was able to find the areas in blue where caulking was missing in critical areas for direct/indirect moisture penetration. It’s important to have someoneContinue reading “Fix & Flip”
Have you received my, “Now That You’ve Had A Home Inspection” Book? I make sure I provide one for every client! Its a great book to have, it helps explain a home inspection, what we look at & components we inspect. It also helps explain all the parts, functions & reasons why something is thatContinue reading “Now That…”