Reuben's Home Inspection Blog

Follow me
By
Home Inspector - Structure Tech Home Inspections
Home inspection topics in the Minneapolis / Saint Paul area.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2013 

When it comes to first time home buyers, one of the least understood components of a home seems to be plumbing vents.  You know, those pipes sticking up out of the roof that run through the attic and through the rest of the house.  All plumbing fixtures, with the possible exception of floor drain...
01/29/2013
Icicles hanging over the edges of roofs might look pretty, but once enough melted water gets trapped behind that ice, water can leak in to the house.  Minnesota saw a ridiculous amount of ice dams two and three winters ago, which prompted many homeowners to start looking for ways to prevent ice d...
01/15/2013
This has happened to me dozens of times, so I have to assume it happens to other home inspectors around the country every day.  I report a problem with a gas appliance, saying there is exhaust gas leaking in to the house, and I say it needs to be fixed because it's a safety hazard; exhaust gas co...
01/08/2013
Rainmaker
234,005

Reuben Saltzman

Delivering the Unbiased Truth.
local_phone(952) 915-6466
smartphone(612) 205-5600
Contact The Author
Home inspection topics in the Minneapolis / Saint Paul area.