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2011 

Infrared Detection of Roof Leak  | Home Inspector Seatte Bellevue Everett Below is an infrared image that clearly shows a roof leak at this vaulted ceiling. The straight vertical darker areas are the wood ceiling rafters. The random line between the rafters is evidence of the roof leak. The dark ...
10/31/2011
Stop Mickey at the Source !  Home Inspections Seattle | Bellevue | Everett Rodents can cause thousands of dollars in damage to crawlspaces. Findings extensive rodent activity is also a real turn off ( gross out factor) to many buyers. Here is an example of a homeowner that tried to fix a rodent p...
10/26/2011
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That Pesky P trap | Home Inspector Seattle Everett Bellevue During my years in the construction and home inspection industries, I have found that most people do not understand the purpose of the P trap. I have heard comments that that is a place to keep large stuff from going down the drains, the...
10/12/2011
Who needs the ground wire anyway | Home Inspector Bellevue Seattle Everett While inspecting this 10 year old home in the Sammamish - Issaquah area, I noticed that the homeowner had installed a nice doggie door from the garage to the exterior. There were empty wiring holes at the adjacent studs. T...
10/06/2011
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