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One area many homeowners overlook is their garage. Mike Stephans, ACI discusses potential garage hazards and their impact on home inspections.
Carbon monoxide has no odor or taste. If it gets into your home, it can result in serious illness or even death. Read Mike’s post on carbon monoxide alarms and why they’re important.
Smoke alarms save lives. Make sure you install them correctly and keep them in proper working order. Read Mike’s post on smoke alarms and why they’re important.
I have been a home inspector in Illinois, mostly in the Chicagoland western suburbs, for over 15 years. That experience gives me a unique perspective on homeowners and their home maintenance habits.
The purpose of a home inspection is to evaluate the function and safety of a home’s systems and components. In most homes, a home inspector will look at 300 to 500 items. During this Oswego home inspection, the water temperature was found to be 150 degrees...
8-15-19 While at a home inspection in St. Charles, I noticed water running out of the extension pipe of the water heater's Temperature Pressure Relief (TPR) valve. TPR valves are design to release water from the water heater if the temperature exceeds a certain...
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