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Believe it or not, but I found another thing not to do when listing a house.  This Glendale fixer-upper has some char to it from the outside, except for the target practice someone did to the front wall. The problem, however was on the inside.  At first glance there is a nice new 50 gallon water ...
07/28/2011
Two things not to do when listing a house. The first thing I do when I enter a house to begin an inspection is to verify that all the utilities are on.  Just a few days ago I did an inspection in the Tartesso subdivision way out west in Buckeye on Sun Valley Parkway.  First thing comming in the d...
07/20/2011
I called the buyers agent to follow up on an inspection.  He told me that they were in the middle of negotiations and the bank got a higher offer and dropped them.  I am no expert and I am going only on second hand knowledge.  It seems to me that both the listing realtor and the bank should be in...
07/14/2011
Phoenix Home Inspection:  Here is what happens with poor oversight. While inspecting this home yesterday I noticed an anomally.  The attic access hatch was in the utility room.  In the garage there was another one not more than 4 feet away.  This seemed kind of pointless to me.  When I climbed in...
03/09/2011
The recent rains in Buckeye have brought out the insects.  When the insects come out, so do the birds.  This morning when we went outside there were literally thousands of birds around the neighborhood snatching up all the insects they could find. This is about half of the birds that were there b...
03/03/2011
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. Ronald E. Osborn Building science is constantly changing.  New technologies come into the marketplace everyday.  Government agencies reularly change their mind on how to interpret the building codes created...
02/11/2011
I came across this quote on a friends facebook page and had to share it. "What's the difference between an amateur and a professional? It has nothing to do with money. The professional corrects his or her mistakes. The amateur doesn't even know they made one." Darton Drake Having Bentley Architec...
02/09/2011
Phoenix Home Inspection success quote of the day Dreams get you started; discipline keeps you going. Jim Rohn If you haven't dreamed about what you are doing you probably wouldn't be doing it.  Keep up the discipline to continue what you are doing. For all your Arizona House Plans and Phoenix Hom...
02/07/2011
Phoenix Home Inspection The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play. - Arnold Toynbee I have been studying building science my entire life.  If I didn't need to make money to support my family I would still design and inspect homes for free, because it is fun.  Would you ...
02/04/2011
Phoenix Home Inspection success quote of the day You are the way you are because that's the way you want to be. If you really wanted to be any different, you would be in the process of changing right now. Fred Smith I love this quote because it reminds us that we should be changing ourselves to b...
02/02/2011
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