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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
Wednesday Wires-  Air Grounding-  Fun in Home Inspections Wenatchee Home Inspections. Today’s fun is called “Air Grounding”. In the world of home inspections, there is often times I will shake my head and wonder why?He is an example, the homeowner wired a receptacle with a bit of reckless abandon...
04/19/2017
Tuesday’s Thoughts- Space Junk-  Wenatchee Home Inspections.We as humans have a nasty habit of putting junk everywhere we go.They say now there is about 23,000 pieces of space debris (Junk) that are large enough to be tracked by the US Space Surveillance Network. All of this junk being tracked is...
04/18/2017
Mondays Madness-  Skullduggery-  Fun in Home InspectionsWenatchee Home Inspections. Today’s fun is called “skullduggery”.As a home inspector, I never underestimate what I will find during the inspection.As a pet owner myself finding this cat skull was a little sad but my intrigue of the macabre t...
04/17/2017
Wednesday Wires- Working with Knob and Tube- Fun in Home InspectionsWenatchee Home Inspections. Today’s fun is called “Working with K&T”. Traditional knob and tube will have open wire splices. This is not allowed for any other wiring methods. The modern requirement is that each electrical wire sp...
04/12/2017
Tuesday’s Tiny house builders-  Wenatchee Home Inspections.Wasp season will soon be upon use. So here is some information on this common insect found on homes.  From the Texas A&M Entomology department- Common Name: Paper waspScientific Name: Polistes sp.Order: HymenopteraDescription:  Paper wasp...
04/11/2017
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