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Inspecting houses is dirty and tough business. On occasion one must slog through nasty, damp crawl spaces or traverse through an attic hotter than Hades while slashing through spider webs thicker than the Spanish moss draped on cypress trees. Some days it's raining in buckets or colder than the A...
05/18/2013
Homeowners are, as a rule, creative in their solutions to problems that crop up with their houses. one of the most common problem, and I speak from experience, is needing more space. Especially when you have growing children. Stuff just seems to accumulate. Plus there is the need at times for mor...
05/14/2013
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There are all sorts of potential hazards present in our homes. Subsequently industrious companies have invented warning devices. The most recognizable is probably the smoke detector. Fire warning devices are not extremely new, they have simply become inexpensive and above all else easy to install...
05/10/2013
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Funny how the obvious isn't always so obvious. You know what I mean. You're plowing through the refrigerator, salivating for that last left over slice of pepperoni and anchovy pizza, and you can't find it any where! Arrrrrgh! Your wife comes by, reaches around you, grabs the slice and says in tha...
05/09/2013
There are many sayings, adages on how life will return to you what you put into it. You reap what you sow, what goes around, comes around are a few that come quickly to mind. The same can be said about houses. By taking care of and maintaining your home, you will reap the benefits of your conscie...
05/02/2013
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Every job or task has many subtleties. When you watch someone who is good at doing a particular thing, a great musician for example, they appear to play their instrument with ease. Nothing could be further from the truth, great talent also requires a great amount of work. Through repetition a tas...
04/22/2013
We've all had them, done them, bad jobs. You might even find a song or three about crumby jobs. It's said they build character, one must "pay their dues" to get ahead. That may be true. Yet no matter how you phrase it, no matter how play it, it just sucks! Take for example this furnace install. B...
04/13/2013
I know, I know, not everyone loves science class. Or math class. Or social studies. Or school. I for one did look forward to science class. Ironically my least favorite class was English. Hated all that writing and sentence structure stuff. I always found electricity fascinating and have found I ...
04/12/2013
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No one likes going to the doctor. I bet doctor's don't even like seeing each other as patients. People like it even less when a surgery is a consequence of a visit to old Mr. Saw Bones. However there are some instances where the surgery is elective. Elective. An absurdity meaning; I want to be st...
04/08/2013
That three word recitation might just be the home inspector's mantra. It can be said to be the real estate industry's as well. In this paperless, high tech world, the sheer ease of recording minutiae, and the seemingly unending demand for it, would appear to be burying us all in an unnavigable se...
04/06/2013
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