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There has not been a recall by the consumer product safety commission reason being is that the company involved have filed bankruptcy and they are the ones that need to fix the problem if they was still manufacturing the product, the national electrical code have changed many times since this com...
 History of knob and tube wiring Knob and tube wiring was the go-to method for electricians in the United States from the 1880s to the late 1930s. Many pros continued to use this method through the 1950s, '60s and even '70s for new home construction. Many homeowners looking to purchase a home wil...
The guest home maybe there, and refered to as a rumbus room with only a sink and toilet behind a two car garage. But the key question " is it legal?" this is the most important question to the buyer because this question is a deciding purchase decision of being respondsible getting the approriate...
This crawl space inspection indications some serious issues. My written report shows with photos and documented results and experience of a certified home Inspector. This inspection shows electrical and structural issues. Crawlspaces are host to a large number of conditions that may harm the hous...
Figure 1 before a 203k consultant was involvedMost 203(k) consultants are presented like a football team’s offensive coordinator – a point guard that runs plays on a basketball court and a star infielder – all in one the point is working as a team!. Seem like an exaggeration? When it comes to 203...
What is the difference between a home inspection and a home appraisal?Bank Appraisal versus Home InspectionThe home inspection is primarily intended to protect the prospective buyer from purchasing a home with structural defects and other major problems. The appraisal is meant to protect the buye...
Your home may qualify for a HUD 203k Renovation Loan if your home was located in a California Wild Fire Zone. The FHA and HUD official site discusses a variety of remedies for those who have experienced a natural disaster. Some of the most important advice?Conta...
My recommendation of air ducts being cleaned is based on several important factors, a basic visual Inspection of the home's or business air quality, the presence of airborne hazards (including mold), or the presence of rodents or insects. Determining the need for the air ducts to be cleaned is be...
Your warranty is only as good as the installation. For instance you go out and hire a Roofing Contractor to replace the roof  with A LIFETIME WARRANTY from a well know manufacturer in order to improve the market value of your home. Well, then your potential buyer hires a home inspector to before ...
I changed my profile photo wearing the Peletot Overcoat because I own one after the style is a 19 century Style and many people in this is generation don't know the coats history. The most well dressed men of the time made this coat famous. I live in Southern California and the reasons I have for...

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