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Don't you just hate dried out leaky bootsRian season is here again, is your roof ready?I spend enough time doing home inspections in the Bourbonnais and Kankakee Illinois area up on roofs to see just about everything that the buyers can't see. There seems to be a limited life cycle for the plumbi...
03/13/2022
My blog signature page has never been what I hoped it would look like. I just shoved a bunch of links together and a whole bunch of short bullet point details together and there it was. Done but not anything close to what I hoped. So here we are, Springtime 2022, what a perfect time to do a refre...
03/12/2022
Old post but really good reminder for any homeowner. I've said it before...Water always wins and it is not your friend inside your home. This sump pump discharge pipe jumped out at me the minute I saw it at my Bourbonnais Illinois Home inspection. Matted down grass. Moss growing on the wall. Lar...
01/19/2022
Happy and safe Thanksgiving to all. Click above for our special message.Scott Seaton-The Home Inspector With A Heart  SLS Home Inspections @815-644-6271 Inspecting homes like yours in the Kankakee, Will, Iroquois counties Illinois area since 2007. Real Estate inspections with same day report deli...
11/25/2021
     The annual Bourbonnais Township Scarecrow festival is always a huge success.      Starting the first week of October, local businesses, charities or individuals can enter the contest for a chance to win prizes and promote their businesses or group.      The contest winners are determined by ...
10/28/2021
     We have two Frank Lloyd Wright homes in our town. Kankakee, Il.      Frank Lloyd Wright (FLW) is famous the world over and his homes are known for some of the coolest, most innovative and striking design ideas ever built. Kankakee, IL is proud to have two Wright homes. Next door to each othe...
10/28/2021
Winter weather is coming fast. Bourbonnais, Illinois was 36 degrees last night.      There are a few things that are worse than a furnace acting up in the middle of the winter, but for the life of me I can't think of any right now. Your furnace or boiler needs an annual checkup. REPEATING   Your ...
10/24/2021
Things I wish I knew- As I have gotten older, I realize there are so many things I just don't know anything about. I wish I did, but either I never took the time or didn't realize I really wanted to know about that skill or idea or information to learn about it. For instance, I have always wanted...
09/26/2021
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Fresher than Fresh, sounds great doesn't it? Well, it is great and here's the story. I sold lumber and building materials for 32 years. I would often go the local library in the town near the lumber yard where I worked so I could do blueprint takeoffs for the house lumber package I was selling. I...
07/16/2021
What might have been different about this picture...     This will always be a very emotional picture for me and all of my family. It was taken on Christmas Day in 2012. That means it was exactly 13 days after I came home from the hospital after a heart attack. On December 10, 2012, at 1:30 in th...
05/30/2021
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