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I thought his post from Debbie Gartner, the flooring gril,  on cork flooring was fascinating.  I had no idea how it was made and found it very interesting.  I hope you enjoy it, too.Why is cork flooring considered to be a green product? Where does cork come from?  How is cork made?  Have you ever...
I come across this often in home inspections...hardwood that is underneath the carpet. It's always a fun discovery as I'm providing a nice little free present to my clients.  I refer them to Debbie, the Flooring Girl, who takes great care of their hardwood refinishing.If you have hardwood floors ...
What is a Pre-listing Inspection? Westchester Home Inspections A Pre-listing inspection is an evaluation of the home before the home gets ready to go on the market. It gives the seller and seller's agent the best opportunity to find pptential problems before home goes on the market and gets final...
Wow, this was a nice surprise from Deb Gartner.  She blogged about my video interview with Greg DeLane.  This was really fun taping this and Greg is a really great guy.  Thanks Debbie.Local Home Inspector - Westchester County - Mark's Inspections Mark Aakjar, the owner of Mark's Inspections is a ...
OH MY GOD I HAVE RADON IN MY HOUSE!!!   If you've been in real estate in the past hundred years I am sure you've heard that one once or twice...   What is Radon??? Radon is a noble radioactive gas caused by uranium in soils and mainly granite. It releases Alpha decay in the air through the radioa...
Vinyl Asbestos Tile  (picture taken in a basement in Mt.Vernon NY)   VAT (vinyl asbestos tile)  9''x9'' tiles are typical of vinyl flooring tile prior to 1978. In 1978 the EPA deemed building material greater then 1% Asbestos content could not be used. However there were several building products...
I wanted to reblog this great post on bamboo flooring from my friend Debbie Gartner at Floor Coverings International.  I didn't realized the diversity of bamboo flooring types.  I hope you enjoy. Of course, this is not a simple answer.  While bamboo is technically a grass, It's usually classifie...
 Hiring a qualified home inspector in Westchester NY is key in you or your clients' home buying purchase. Here are some common questions to ask when looking for a Home Inspector:   1. Is this your full time career? Lots of people over look this key question.  Many inspectors are not full time ins...

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