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The New Carbon Monoxide Detector Law In California- California residents, have you installed a carbon monoxide detector in your home? Per California Senate Bill 183, California residents must have a carbon monoxide detector installed in their home as of July 1, 2011. Although I have been recommen...
"Four Tips For Garage Door Safety"- Encinitas Home Inspector The home inspection business can be quite entertaining at times! I was inspecting the garage door at an Encinitas, CA home. A new door opener had been recently installed. When I tested the photo sensors, the door did not reverse, so I t...
My Home Inspector Said Aluminum Wiring Will Catch My House On Fire! Single-strand aluminum wiring was installed in many homes built in the mid 1960's to early 1970's. After a decade of use, inherent weaknesses were discovered with the wiring. Neglected aluminum wiring connections become increasin...
Does Your Weep Screed Weep?- Temecula Home Inspector   If you're having a new patio installed at your home, be sure your concrete contractor knows the required clearance to be maintained from the stucco weep screed. I consistently see improper patio installations while conducting home inspections...
Deck Repair Gone Awry!- Del Mar Home Inspection Often, by the time I'm called in to perform a home inspection, the subject house has already been inspected by a termite company. Such was the case at this Del Mar, CA home. The previous owner had not kept up on the home's maintenance and there was ...
A Home Inspector's ActiveRain Success Story I first heard about ActiveRain two months ago after an invitation by a buddy, Steve Hall of Re/Max United in San Diego County. Why not check out ActiveRain? I knew I needed help with search engine optimization for my home inspection business- my website...
Dealing With Dirty Laundry At A Home Inspection Laundry areas can present more problems than just smelly socks! Numerous defects are often found in the laundry area at a home inspection. In today's blog, we'll take a look at some of this "dirty laundry"...   Washer hose bib: If rubber washer hose...
How To Kill A Home Inspector   I am sometimes amazed at what I see during a home inspection. For example, take a look at the electric service panel I tried to inspect the other day. I think I'm going to start packing a machete in my vehicle so I can get access to these things! Per the California ...
Roof Issues At A Temecula Home Inspection   When buying a newer home, you may think a home inspection is not really necessary. After all, what can go wrong with a five-year-old home? I'd like to tell you about some roof issues found at a recent Temecula home inspection. The Temecula valley is loc...
Carlsbad Home Inspector Runs Into Bee Invasion! Today was another beautiful day in San Diego county. I was halfway through a Carlsbad home inspection. So far, nothing unusual or too exciting had turned up, until I entered the attic area...         As I entered the attic, I could see that the insu...

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