Salem, Oregon Home Inspection Blog

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Home inspection information in Salem Oregon. Tips for realestate professionals and home buyers. Specializing in education, thermography, and home inspections for realestate transactions in Salem, Oregon.



It can be difficult to find qualified, professionals that have the "heart of a teacher" and will actually treat you right.  The state of Oregon has a regulation system for home inspectors and home inspections (check out the Oregon State Standards of Practice for Home Inspections). These regulati...
It is proven over and over that banks should not be the primary owner of homes.  Very simple tasks, like returning a phone call or turning the gas on, turn into monumental chores that very rarely get completed properly.   Recently I got the chance to inspect a bank owned property here in Salem, ...
There are a few things to look at when inspecting this oh-so mundane of household appliances.  If you have read my earlier posts or seen the MythBusters, you would understand that the pressure and temperatures contained in this vessel are nothing to be taken lightly.   Properly Installed Seismic...
There are a few important things to ensure when it comes to everyone's favorite modern bomb convenience, the water heater. In part 1 I wrote about where they should be located to prevent unwanted house fires.  Today I will discuss probably the single most important feature to ensure these tanks ...
Sexy, stylish, fashionable or even all that interesting your water heater is not. (unless you have one of those tankless systems, but that another blog)  Although much maligned your water heater is an important part of modern living and it really makes indoor plumbing enjoyable.There are a few t...

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