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I provide professional home inspections in and around the St. Louis area. Please visit stlhomeinspector.com or call 314-805-2137 for further details.
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How To Prepare For a Home Inspection March 17th, 2009 When you are in the inspection process of your home buying transaction, there are several items that need to be done before the inspection.  In this article I am going to list and explain these items for a seller, buyer, and real estate agent....
03/17/2009
Step 1.  Make sure the ground alongside the foundation is sloped away from the house. Your yard should be graded to direct water to an appropriate drainage area. Step 2.  Keep the gutters clean and free of obstructions so that water is directed away from the house's foundation (see "eHow to Clean...
01/24/2009
Home Defects by: http://www.onlineazhomes.com/homedefects.phpTop 10 Home Defects Roofing Defects:Problems with roofing material, either due to aging and wear or to improper installation are likely to be found in the majority of homes. This does not mean that most roofs are in need of replacement,...
12/01/2008
Home buyers have it drilled into their heads that they need to get a home inspection. In California, for example, real estate agents advise home buyers to do a home inspection 15 ways from Sunday. Our purchase contracts contain two pages that talk about doing a home inspection, and those two page...
10/26/2008
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Water absorbs dissolved minerals, organic compounds and organisms as it moves through the air and soil into surface and ground water supplies. Unacceptable materials may find their way into the water due to some of our activities. Public water systems are required to regular test and treat water ...
10/09/2008
Requirments:  FTP access, PHP and MYSQL capabilities on your server.  Link to download:  http://www.craftysyntax.com Everyone, I have a very cool script I've downloaded to my host that allows me to do the following. - Live Chat just like the pro's do it. - Real Time track stats - Alarm notificati...
09/28/2008
There are many features about a home that make a difference in the amount of energy needed for heating, cooling and lighting. Thus, these features can have a major impact on the amount of money you devote to maintaining the winter and summer comfort of occupants. This checklist will help you eval...
09/27/2008
http://www.cpsc.gov As the home heating season approaches, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges consumers to have a professional inspection of all fuel- burning appliances -- including furnaces, stoves, fireplaces, clothes dryers and space heaters -- to detect deadly carbon mo...
09/05/2008
Many thanks to a great home inspector named Marcel.  Always a huge source of valuable information! http://www.masonrymagazine.com/7-07/moisture.html Air Barriers, Vapor Retarders and Weather-resistive Barriers: Are They All the Same? By Kami Farahmandpour, PE, RRC, RWC, CCS, CCCA; and Joshua J. S...
09/02/2008
I can so relate to all posted below.  Brought back many memories!  Make sure you read it all! :) THOSE Born 1920-1979READ TO THE BOTTOM FOR QUOTE OF THE MONTH BY JAY LENO. IF YOU DON'T READ ANYTHING ELSE --- VERY WELL STATED!TO ALL THE KIDS WHO SURVIVED the 1930's, 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's!!Firs...
08/27/2008
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