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Wa State CO detector law

Carbon Monoxide Detectors: High or Low ?

The issue of the placement of carbon monoxide detectors .........

backwards furnace

Should I Get A New Construction Home Inspection ?

Most new homes are well built. The quality of .........

False ground

False Grounding of Electrical Outlets

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garage sensors

Garage Photo-cell Reverse Sensors

When inspecting a relatively new property at the Issaquah .........

shower leak b

Shower Leak at Kitchen Ceiling

This FNMA owned home has been recently refurbished and .........

Infrared

P trap

That Pesky P-Trap

During my years in the construction and home inspection .........

moisture above drywall

Is it worth it to winterize a house ?

In the past 3 Home Inspections that have involved .........

heat loss

Negative Pressure Heat Loss

This new home has a finished basement. The trunk .........

heat loss

Air Leak at heat supply

The heat ducts for this home have a substantial .........

toilet leak

Toilet leak

The toilet in this downtown Seattle condominium had a .........

Serious Issues

False ground

False Grounding of Electrical Outlets

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Waste water from floor drain

Real Estate Listing Error

When I arrived at the home for the inspection, .........

disconnected heat stack

What is wrong with this remodeling project ?

This home in Snohomish County was built in 1995 .........

Knobandtube

A Fire Tragedy Waiting to Happen

At a recent Home Inspection in Seattle, I .........

electrified plant hook

Electrified plant hook

Not only is the plate cover missing from the .........

Fun Stuff

Infrared Image of hot water in toilet

Could this actually happen twice ? Toilet Seat Warmer

This is a follow up to a post from .........

Flue capped with salsa jar

A new use for a salsa jar

This is what happens when the contractor doesn't want .........

garbage disposal

Creative garbage disposal wiring

This home has a garbage disposal installed.  The problem .........

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Perfectly directed waste line

Although not a common item to inspect, I happened .........

El Banos

El Banos

I was on a recent vacation to the East .........