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Bob's Blog is a continuing series of building technology half page or longer articles for Real Estate Professionals, as well as home buyers and home sellers. Information is presented from an experienced construction professional and residential inspector.

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2011 

  It's Money In The Bank....Literally. Do you take payments on site or while on the road? Most service providers (like inspectors) do routinely or at least occasionally. Sure you can be paid by cheque but there are risks. They can return for insufficient funds, incompletion or corrections not ini...
07/27/2011
WARNING: Your TV may be too small! (Or too far away!) Disclaimer: Not responsible for readers who buy larger TV from reading this article. The local power utility here in the Montreal area puts out a monthly newsletter, to all it’s billing clientele, that encourages good electrical habits and rec...
07/22/2011
  This is a very well written article describing defects in water softener installations. For most of the Montreal area, water softeners are not required, however they are in use in some of the surrounding municipalities that get water from different sources and/or wells.  All the points mentione...
07/19/2011
  I'm re-bloging this article. The original blog is written by Jeremy Wrenn but once you look at the comments you'll see that he and I co-authored a discussion about the topic.  The pros and cons of technique. We did not always agree but came to understand that we used different terms and worked ...
07/06/2011
"That's The Way We Always Do It." = Building Damage = Hidden Defect The following is excerpts from a letter written for my client as court evidence because the decking contractor damaged the building structure by cutting (off) 6 posts that he was warned not to cut as they were structural. As a re...
07/06/2011
That a president made the statement, speaks well of him, but everyone needs this level of safety awareness. It just makes no sense to be exposed to daily risks that can easily be corrected. Robert Butler    While reading the Presidential Proclamation - National Building Safety Month I took pause ...
07/02/2011
That a president made the statement, speaks well of him, but everyone needs this level of safety awareness. It just makes no sense to be exposed to daily risks that can easily be corrected. Robert ButlerWhile reading the Presidential Proclamation - National Building Safety Month I took pause to r...
07/02/2011
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