Radon Gas

What is Radon?

  1. Radon is a colorless, odorless and tasteless radioactive gas formed naturally by the breakdown of uranium in the soil.
  2. Radon can get into the air you breathe and the water you drink.
  3. Radon is also found in small amounts in the outdoor air.

Home Inspections

Your Home is One of the Biggest Investments You Will Ever Make.

Knowledge is power. The more information that you have about the home the better equipped you will be to make an informed decision.

Buyer Property or Home Inspection

After an offer is accepted by the seller,

Washing Machine Hoses

A Disaster Waiting to Happen

  • Leaking or malfunctioning appliances are one of the most expensive insurance claims.
  • Nearly 55% of all water related claims are from either leaking water supply hoses or those that have burst.
  • These claims on average are costly, averaging more than $6,000.

Dryer Vent Safety

Prevent Fires with Routine Maintenance

  • Clothes dryers can be a fire hazard. 75% of U.S. homes have clothes dryers. Each year dryer fires cause over 80 million dollars in damage, cause over 20 deaths, and over 300 injuries.
  • Electric dryers are 2.5 times more likely to cause a fire due to the heat that they generate.

GFCI's

What is a GFCI?

  1. A ground fault circuit interrupter, or GFCI, is an inexpensive electrical device installed in your electrical system.
  2. GFCI’s play a key role in reducing shock hazards and electrocution.
  3. GFCI receptacles and breakers are designed for use in damp or wet locations.

Electrical Panels

Some Electrical Panels are Fire Hazards

  • Zinsco and Federal Pacific Stab-Lok Panels are fire hazards.
  • A study by a New York engineer of 1,500 Federal Pacific breakers found that 1 in 4 breakers failed to trip when overloaded.

Knob and Tube Wiring

What is Knob and Tube Wiring?

Knob and Tube is an older type of electrical wiring system that supports the wiring with ceramic knobs and is insulated with ceramic tubes where it passes through framing members.

Most likely, these systems have been modified over the years and may or may not be safe.

When you are buying or selling your home and have your home inspected one of the things that need to be looked for is Mold.

Mold is everywhere

    1. Mold is indoors and outdoors.
    2. Mold is in the air.
    3. Mold is on plants, foods, dry leaves, and other material.

Wood Destroying Insects

When we do home and property inspections, one thing we look for is, Wood Destroying Insects.

Damage Estimates

  1. Estimates for termite damage alone in the U.S. is around 5 billion dollars annually.