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2012 

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So many products are labeled as being resistant to this or that. Most of the time with products in the building industry, the resistance will be to water or mold. Mold is the newest hideous monster lurking in every dark corner of our homes, waiting for the right moment to release toxic spores tha...
01/18/2012
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Plumbing, it doesn’t seem to scare folks like electricity. Maybe it should. I think the moderately handy see all those pipes as an adult size set of Tinker Toys or Legos. Pipes look fairly easy to assembly, all drains are usually plastic that are glued together. Easy, peasy. Often it’s the drains...
01/17/2012
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Pipes, they’re straight, which would be fine if wherever a pipe was to be fit was unobstructed. Since that’s not how things are made, especially with houses, there are pipe fittings. There are countless types of pipe fittings, the most common is the good old elbow. I would have to think the pipe ...
01/15/2012
Have you ever felt something slipping away? Like a relationship going sour or your favorite sports team losing an important game. You’re helplessly aware of the situation, but powerless to halt the inevitable. It’s an ugly feeling. The same kind of emotion can be felt when we purchase a product t...
01/12/2012
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From the moment we are thrust into the world until we expel our last breath, we learn a simple lesson. It is so basic to survival in the world that animals are known to study the same lesson. We learn to trust. Trust is not something that can necessarily be taught by a parent. It is learned throu...
01/11/2012
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Air cuts the skin Trees are bare Shivering Colors gone Brown all around Bright splash I’m drawn in Orbs of red Vibrant Warming   James QuarelloConnecticut Home InspectorFormer SNEC-ASHI PresidentNRSB #8SS0022JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC To find out more about our other high tech services we ...
01/11/2012
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One saying I have grown fond of is; You don’t know what you don’t know or one might conclude, ignorance is bliss. When inspecting homes I see problems that have been created or solved depending on your point of view as an attempt to solve an initial problem. Take for example the solution to an ic...
01/09/2012
This winter has been radically different in Connecticut compared to last season. The temperatures have remained mostly mild, with out any snow fall with the exception of a freak fall snow storm that wreaked havoc across the region in October. There have however been some very brief cold snaps whe...
01/07/2012
It is an accepted practice when hiring a company to perform work that one should ask for references. This is an indisputably good idea… Or is it. I was recently contacted by a potential client who requested references. My response was of course, no problem, I would be happy to send you some names...
01/04/2012
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    James QuarelloConnecticut Home InspectorFormer SNEC-ASHI PresidentNRSB #8SS0022JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC To find out more about our other high tech services we offer in Connecticut click on the links below: Learn more about our Infrared Thermal Imaging & Diagnostics services. Learn mo...
01/04/2012
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