Michael's View ~ Nashville Home Inspections & Other Articles of Interest

Home Inspector - Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - TN Lic#050
This blog site contains information about property inspections and areas of interest in Brentwood, TN; Franklin, TN; Nashville, TN; and Davidson and Williamson Counties of Middle Tennessee.



Monday Morning Motivator Good Morning Active|Rain... " Regret is a waste of time! When we regret, we are crippling our present with our past and the conclusion is sorrow, tears and pain. Instead, utilize that time for enjoying yourself. Make it a habit to divert your mind to other things when you...
As this week thankfully comes to a close, and I am starting to run out of energy, I really think that I am going to take my cue from kitty here and chill out for the rest of the weekend. No, I will not curl up on the slack, but he sure does look comfy doesn't he.. Join my birthday alarm. It is fa...
As appliances age, it is not unusual for the male terminals to work loose from the molded plugs, and occasionally when they fail, the prongs become embedded in the outlet. Judging by the burn marks on the end of the terminal, it looks as if this appliance had gotten the terminals quite hot from t...
Have you every wondered how many posts are added to the bolg roll every day here in Active Rain? Currently, there have been 710915 +/- a few posts that are part of the Active Rain system. How do I know? Every post is given a unique number ie. http://activerain.com/blogsview/710915/.  After watchi...
As part of the inspection process for the State of Tennessee, we are required to test smoke detectors for functionality. Here in Davidson (Metro Nashville) and Williamson Counties, smoke alarms are to be wired in tandem so that an alarm in one area will sound throughout the entire system. We gene...
It seems here lately, I have been reading a lot of posts about how slow AR has been here lately, and the frustration that people are getting when they cannot get on to their favorite blog spot. At various times of the day, I attempt to logon or go to a post and and I get the dreaded following mes...
What a blur this week has been. It started off with a typical Midas touch Monday. It seemed as if every project I started, instead of turning to gold, turned a different color as it headed south. Although I tried to stay as motivated as possible, I just couldn't wait for the day to end. Pulled th...
Many of you who follow my blogs, know that last Saturday I wrote a post about an attorney who was selling his house and he threatened to sue me because of issues that I put in my report that his inspector did not find a year ago. (Click Here to Read Post) Well blow me down, late Monday evening I ...
I don't know how it is in your area, but since the last wave of hurricanes, especially Ike, the gasoline supply here in the Nashville area has dried up. Driving down any major street whether it be in Nashville, Brentwood or Franklin, one will see station after station with bags over the pump hand...
Monday Morning Motivator Good Morning Active|Rain... " The experiences that we encountered every day are the best lessons because they teach us how to become more mature and a better person in the future" ~ Unknown ~ This motivational moment has been brought to you as a courtesy of Complete Home ...

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