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This blog site contains information about property inspections and areas of interest in Brentwood, TN; Franklin, TN; Nashville, TN; and Davidson and Williamson Counties of Middle Tennessee.

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2008 

The Williamson County courthouse is located on the south east side of the square in historic downtown Franklin, TN. This is the third iteration of the Williamson County Courthouse which was completed in 1858 under the supervision of John W. Miller. The first two one log and one brick were origin...
03/30/2008
  I just love it when I see an experienced property where the unhandy home owner has decided to add circuits to run appliances or other power utilizing necessities. In this case, the homeowner needed to get power out to his barn. The closest box was the already overloaded compressor panel. So we...
03/29/2008
Home inspectors in the State of Tennessee do no have to be licensed for pest control like some other licensed states. However; when inspecting a property, I do keep an eye out for these little critters that can literally eat you out of house and home. While inspecting the crawl space in a proper...
03/28/2008
Home inspectors have to know and look at more than the house they are evaluating. A classic example of this is happened yesterday while I was inspecting a property in Spring Hill, TN in southern Williamson County. Driving into the subdivision, I noticed that all the houses had new roofs except t...
03/27/2008
One of the services that I provide for my clients, are pre-drywall or framing inspections on new construction properties. While inspecting this new construction house on Nashville’s east side yesterday I came across this unusual foundation for the brick veneer siding. Apparently, when the block ...
03/26/2008
Now that spring is here in middle Tennessee, winter is not officially over until the fat lady sings or we go through our last four winters which ever comes first. Typically, the winters win out as it is still too cold for the fat lady to come up from Florida. These “winters” have been derived fr...
03/25/2008
Every now and then I run across a home owner who likes to color coordinate their outlets to match the color of their walls. This is definitely not a good idea and especially when it comes to GFCI outlets. When these are painted over, the paint will often jam the mechanical test and reset buttons...
03/24/2008
This seems to be my week for picking on plumbers. I don't know why, maybe it's just because I have seen too many things that have have done which does not make any sense. Yesterday, while inspecting a rehabbed property in a mature section of Nashville, TN, I came across this installation of a wa...
03/21/2008
This seems to be my week for inspecting new construction properties. Part of the inspection process is to do the “obligatory” crawl through the area where codes inspectors, most home owners and real estate agents fear to tread. When houses are designed by the architect, care is taken so that all...
03/20/2008
I was inspecting a new construction property in Nashville, TN yesterday and ran across this professional installation of an air handler and condensate pump. Professional contractors will install a bracket on the side of the air handler on which to mount the pump and an outlet for power. This con...
03/20/2008
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