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2012 

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I’m not prone to gushing. In fact I don’t believe I have ever gushed. My two girls on the other hand are most definitely gushers. I wouldn’t want it any other way. Now I hear that in the oil business a gusher is a well that is gushing lots and lots of oil. This is good gushing, just like my girls...
02/27/2012
No, I’m not down on my luck; life hasn’t thrown me a wicked curve. There is no doubt however we all need a little boost to get us through a rough patch now and again. I was reminded the other day about the importance of a good support system. While inspecting the basement of a house here in Conne...
02/26/2012
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Wave washed plane Torrents to trickles Persuading Blue green emergence Tufts of red Distinguished Resculpting the terrain Inevitable revolution Ubiquitous   James QuarelloConnecticut Home InspectorFormer SNEC-ASHI PresidentNRSB #8SS0022JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC To find out more about our ...
02/25/2012
Pretty, but the wrong color sounds like something my wife would say while talking with her friends. I suspect it would refer to some article of clothing, furniture or accessory. I really have no clue. For some unknown reason, my brain put together this string of words to describe the burner on a ...
02/24/2012
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I would speculate that most homeowners rarely if ever climb onto their roof. If they do, it is probably to clean their gutters. Most home inspectors on the other hand climb on to the roof with regularity. Of course not every roof is safe to climb or within reach of the inspectors ladder. It is us...
02/23/2012
This is not a life lesson for a young person with raging hormones, though it may sound that way. This is about flora and fauna for the homeowner. Most every homeowner is at least casually aware that any plants, whether trees, shrubs or other vegetation should be kept at a distance from the house....
02/21/2012
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John Steinbeck wrote, the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry. I was reminded of this truism on a recent inspection as I tried to open the kitchen window in front of the sink. The crank handle of the window is obstructed by the faucet neck. The good news is the other window next to it ...
02/19/2012
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Water of life, sculptor of the world. Carving, cutting whittling, caressing, shaping, washing all back to earth, palette anew.      James QuarelloConnecticut Home InspectorFormer SNEC-ASHI PresidentNRSB #8SS0022JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC To find out more about our other high tech services ...
02/18/2012
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Fasteners, not a fascinating subject by any stretch. I have listen to engineers talk about nails and screws on several occasion, wishing I had went and got a root canal instead. Yes fasteners are not all that interesting, however where they are used and what type can be very critical. If there is...
02/16/2012
There is no question about it; there are some things one does not want to find during a home inspection. Now I am not speaking as a sissy home inspector who doesn’t want to run up against a big ugly spider in a crawl space or a beady eyed rat in an attic, I for surely don’t. Little friends that d...
02/14/2012
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