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Home Inspection and Commercial Building Inspections, mold assessments including mold inspections and sampling, radon testing and water quality analysis in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

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2008 

At HABITEC Home and Building Inspections, LLC, we sometimes see gaps around the metal shrouds covering HVAC ducting that connects to exterior package units at homes and buildings.  We flag this every time because of the negative effects that can come from these gaps.  Gaps at the top of the shrou...
03/28/2008
Anybody got a recommendation for a camera that might work well for Home and Building Inspections?At HABITEC Home and Building Inspections, LLC, we have been using the Panasonic Lumix (different models) with modest results.  Basically the camera is too fragile for Home Inspections and must be look...
03/26/2008
Experience at HABITEC Home and Building Inspections, LLC, has shown that Water Management Systems are a major source of issues in Home and Commercial Building Inspections.  Failures of these systems can lead to more serious problems such as mold and structural failure.  The purpose of this articl...
03/24/2008
HABITEC Home and Building Inspections, LLC, is pleased to announce that we have completed a Commercial Building Property Condition Assessment (Inspection) in Columbia, TN!   The building shown below was Inspected in February 2008 by Ron Rittiner, Chief Inspector and Business Manager of HABITEC an...
03/20/2008
Ah yes, you're never alone in the crawl space.  With this big boy looking over your shoulder, how can you feel anything but love?Although we don't find many of these, it's always a good reminder of our friends in dark places.Richardwww.habitecinspections.comComments in this blog posting are the i...
03/20/2008
I know some will think I am feathering my own bed, but does anyone else think it may be time to mandate regular building inspections for apartments?  Look at these pics and you can see some of what goes on in an apartment.            The pics above show loose electrical connections on the left an...
03/15/2008
Check out the house up for auction near Chattanooga.  Home Inspectors, how do you price this one?  Have you seen one more "interesting" than this?Where's that stucco guy when you need him?  A special thanks to Realtor Ryan for passing this information along.RichardComments in this blog posting ar...
03/08/2008
Experience at HABITEC Home and Building Inspections, LLC, has shown that Water Management Systems are a major source of problems in Home and Commercial Building Inspections.  Failures of these types of systems can lead to more serious problems such as mold and structural failure.The components of...
03/07/2008
Experience at HABITEC Home and Building Inspections, LLC, has shown that Water Management Systems are a major source of problems in Home and Commercial Building Inspections.  Failures of these of systems can lead to more serious problems such as mold and structural failure. The components of the ...
03/07/2008
 At HABITEC Home and Building Inspections, LLC, we frequently see where plumbing drain/waste/vent systems penetrate the rear of a cabinet enclosure and the installation is poorly done.  In the picture shown the installation basically involved simply knocking a hole in the back of the cabinet and ...
03/07/2008
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