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2011 

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As any homeowner knows, doing repairs around the house is a constant chore. Something always needs fixing or maintaining. When it comes to most repairs or upgrades the best way to save money is to do it yourself. And there are people falling over each other to offer help. Not literally standing o...
02/28/2011
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The other day on my morning home inspection here in Connecticut, I was perched on a roof peak admiring the hacky handiwork of another DIYer when my attention was drawn else where. Being on a roof provides panoramic views of your surroundings. Sometimes the vistas are spectacular while other times...
02/27/2011
If you and your buddy are each wearing large brimmed hats and swivel your heads around quick to get a look at an attractive girl walking by, chances are your going to knock those hats askew.  That's what I think of when I look at these two chimney caps. The one on the right isn't even on the flue...
02/25/2011
Anyone who has children or for that matter has grown up anytime from the 70s until now, is familiar with Sesame Street. One of the games they play on the show, which happened to be a favorite of mine and my daughters, is one of these things is not like the others. Basically there are four things ...
02/24/2011
      James QuarelloConnecticut Home Inspector2010 - 2011 SNEC-ASHI PresidentNRSB #8SS0022JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC To find out more about our other high tech services click on the links below: Learn more about our Infrared Thermal Imaging & Diagnostics services. Learn more about our hom...
02/22/2011
Termites, you have to admire these little guys. They have survived for millions and millions of years through several of earth's evolutionary disasters. Termites were eating wood when T-Rex roamed our planet, but unlike the star of Jurassic Park termites are still around and very plentiful today....
02/22/2011
As a Connecticut home inspector selling homes is obviously not my area of expertise. What I can tell you though from my perspective is what doesn't sell homes or at least puts the brakes on a sale, mechanical or functionally related issues. I recently wrote a post detailing a home that had been p...
02/21/2011
Buying a car can be a lot like buying a home. When a car is to be sold, it is prepared for showing. The interior is detailed, the body is waxed and the tires and rims cleaned and shined. What often doesn't get done is any mechanical work. So what you have is a good looking ride that may not go an...
02/17/2011
As a boy growing up in a suburban Connecticut community, I did all the things boys do...and some the others didn't. I must confess I had, have a rebellious streak which from time to time landed me in a bit of hot water, but I digress. Me and the boys and sometimes just me would do things like go ...
02/16/2011
  James QuarelloConnecticut Licensed Home Inspector2010 - 2011 SNEC-ASHI PresidentNRSB #8SS0022JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC To find out more about our other high tech services click on the links below: Learn more about our Infrared Thermal Imaging & Diagnostics services. Learn more about ou...
02/15/2011
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