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Best of the Worst- my new TV show. It's going to be huge. Filled with all the craziest, wackiest, zaniest, nuttiest, cookiest and of course, stupidest things ever seen in a home inspection. Here are just a few. Hover over the picture for a witty comment. What do you think? I've got a million of t...
05/28/2011
No good deed goes unpunished. But sometimes you have to wonder why bother doing a good deed. I just finished a home inspection and the buyers agent stopped by just as I was wrapping up with the buyer client. She asked if there were any major issues. There really weren't any major issues, but I me...
05/12/2011
Why wait until today to tell your Mom... How much you learned from her How many times you knew she was right but you had to do it your way How hard it was to admit she was right and you were wrong How she made you the person you are today How much you enjoy spending time with her How you are goin...
05/08/2011
Why do I love the rain? I'll tell you why. Every time I schedule an inspection and the day of the inspection arrives with a forecast for rain or worse yet, it's actually raining, I get a frantic phone call from the client, the client worrying that their inspection just has to be cancelled because...
05/03/2011
This is a demonstration on how fast a dryer lint fire can spread and put your family and your home at risk. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6MpSs47ZBY A house in my neighborhood is still cleaning up after a $60,000 fire over a month ago.      Same day delivery of inspection report with full color...
04/03/2011
All home inspections are not the same, or are they? I have seen an increase in the number of real estate agents that tell me they are "looking out" for their client by referring an inspector that is the cheapest. The agent doesn't come right out and say to the buyer "You have to use this inspecto...
03/14/2011
Just two nights ago, there was a huge commotion in the neighborhood. My wife and I thought we smelled smoke as we were watching an exciting episode of Modern Family. Looked out in the garage and saw through the side window flashing lights all over, and smoke pouring out of the house across the st...
03/04/2011
There has been a sharp increase in the media over mold concerns in homes. Many home buyers want a mold sampling done before they move into their new home. It can be completed at the same time as a standard home inspection. Typically there will be a visual inspection and also mold odors will be no...
03/01/2011