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3 prong grounding type receptacles on 2 wire Ungrounded System.                                               A little history                                Wenatchee Home Inspections  We see this all the time during home inspections in homes typically from the early 1960’s backward. Using a gro...
09/20/2017
Manufactured Homes and HVAC -Wenatchee Home InspectionsIn Chelan County and surrounding areas Manufactured Homes typically come with an Electric Forced Air furnace. These systems have to be listed for use in a manufactured home. The most common units I see are Colman, Kelvinator, and Intertherm. ...
08/28/2017
Grounding Electrode Conductors and a splice. Wenatchee Home Inspections  In general, the grounding electrodes and their conductors create a connection of the electrical system to the earth (earthing). The earth is considered to be at zero potential. The second function of the system is to dissipa...
08/21/2017
Crawl Space lighting and GFCI protection in the 2017 NEC.Wenatchee Home Inspection As home inspectors in Washington state, one of our SOP requirements is to report missing GFCI protection where required. Washington State Standards of Practice-(WAC) 308-408C-110 Electrical system.(e) Verify(iii) G...
08/08/2017
Tuesday’s Fun- Potpourri-  Wenatchee Home Inspections. Some day you just know that you have it going one. This one has a little bit of everything...hence a little attic potpourri.         For home inspections, it is so important to crawl that attic space whenever possible. You just never know wha...
06/20/2017
Mondays Madness- Knot Good  -  Fun in Home InspectionsWenatchee Home Inspections. Today’s home inspection fun is called “Knot Good ”. It is not uncommon that where former branches are a wood knots appear in the trunk where branches died or buds do not form. Knots are imperfections that cause livi...
05/22/2017
Wednesday Wires-  Free-Wheeling -  Fun in Home InspectionsWenatchee Home Inspections. Today’s fun is called “Free-Wheeling”, or should I say free-for-all.First off let’s look at the dictionary for some insight, if we look at definition 2 below I think we get the sense of how the term “Free-Wheeli...
05/17/2017
Mondays Madness- Cord-u-lation  -  Fun in Home InspectionsWenatchee Home Inspections. Today’s home inspection fun is called “Cord-u-lation ”.For those who live in more rural areas having a backup generator is often a necessity or highly desired. The problem is they have to be done correctly and s...
05/01/2017
Wednesday Wires-  Not a fan-  Fun in Home InspectionsWenatchee Home Inspections. Today’s fun is called “Not a fan”, or should I state not another fan since I see this so often. It seems that bathroom and kitchen exhaust fans are just troubled in many older homes anyway, but way too often I see th...
04/26/2017
Mondays Madness-  Sneakers  -  Fun in Home InspectionsWenatchee Home Inspections. Today’s fun is called “Sneakers”.Never a dull moment as a home inspector.Often during a home inspection I will find many D-Con bait boxes, which is a sure sign of a rodent infestation.  I am not a huge fan of poison...
04/24/2017
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