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Home Inspector - Certified Structure Inspector - IOS #1730, EA #30

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2012 

As someone that has to drive all over for work I have to say that I’m pretty happy to see the new 580 open. I often travel to Carson City and around Lake Tahoe for Home Inspections and Energy Audits. Anything that makes the commute faster for me is welcomed. I was able to drive on the new portion...
08/28/2012
The duct system is an area where allot of houses are deficient. Ducts that look in good shape can still be leaky and duct tape is pretty much useless after a while. According to the EPA on average 20% of the air in your ducts leaks out. That’s air that you paid to heat or cool that is lost to the...
08/27/2012
Recently on the Today Show a segment about deck collapses aired. It shows a brief look in to the dangers of a deck collapsing. http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/48647770/ns/today-today_rossen_reports/ As a Home Inspector in the Reno area I’ve seen my share of unsafe decks.  Some are poorly maintained...
08/15/2012
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is where product safety recalls come from. According to their site there goal is: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products...
08/15/2012
Being “Green” is a popular topic right now. One of the best ways to make a difference in your impact on the planet and save money is by reducing consumption or resources. One of the best ways to go about this is to get your home Energy Audited and perform Energy Retrofits. There are so many benef...
08/11/2012
I recently attended the Reno-Tahoe Open at Montreux Golf and Country Club in Reno. The PGA tour stop is Reno’s biggest golf event with  a $3,000,000 purse. The event not only brings Golfers and Tourists to Reno but it also in a non-profit that has donated over 2 million to local charities. http:/...
08/09/2012
It’s August here in Reno and this month’s Maintenance Tips are about Child Safety. Children are active and curious and you can keep them safe with some minor preventative measures. Many of these tips are easy and simple to do and involve little cost of effort but can make a big difference.   Main...
08/01/2012
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