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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
Mondays Madness-  Spider Ball-  Fun in Home InspectionsWenatchee Home Inspections. Today’s fun is called “Spider Ball”. As a home and structural pest inspector, I do have to deal with insects. Here was a good looking young lady “Black Widow”.Black widow spiders (Latrodectus species) typically are...
04/10/2017
 Did you know? What are some of the causes Home Fires?Wenatchee Home Inspections It seems it does not happen often or does it? Did you know that on average, U.S. fire departments responded to a home fire every 86 seconds. Less than every minute and a half someone will hear the sirens.From the NFP...
04/07/2017
Wednesday Wires-  Bundle of Joy-  Fun in Home InspectionsWenatchee Home Inspections. Today’s fun is called "bundle of joy". Quite often I see wire splice not properly contained in a junction box or device. Each electrical wire splice must be installed in a box or conduit body at each conductor sp...
04/05/2017
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