Terry Lorenz's (terry_montana) Blog

Home Inspector - Criterion Home Inspection, LLC
No matter what the groundhog says, winter is almost over.  That's not always the case in Montana were I have personally experienced snow in every single month of the calendar year.  You know what they say, "If you don't like the weather in Montana, then just wait 30 minutes!"Anyway, this just get...
Hey folks!14A quick heads up for the next nachi chapter meeting, which will be tomorrow, Friday the  14th at 3:30pm.  This Month's speaker is Jeff Doerner,Regional Director, Residential Services, Environmental Data Resources, Inc.Here is the heads up on his presentation: "I will talk about the in...
Leaves changing color, Bobcat football in full swing, air conditioning staying off for more than 24 hours...  Yep, must mean fall has arrived.With the change in the weather and the ominous approach of a Montana winter, there are just a few things that I like to think about and pass on.1.  Time to...
This month's chapter meeting featured Jason Adams, owner of Advanced Mold Solutions, located in Bozeman, Montana.  He did a presentation on the detection, remediation and prevention of mold growth in a residential setting.  Some of the high points of his presentation are as follows:Did you know t...
Ten Tips to Speed Up Your Home Inspection www.InspectorLocator.com  Sellers can speed their home inspection by following these suggestions. The inspection will go smoother, with fewer concerns to delay closing. Confirm that water, electric and gas service are on, with gas pilot lights burning.Ens...
www.InspectorLocator.com Asbestos in Your Home   What Is Asbestos? Asbestos is a mineral fiber. It can be positively identified only with a special type of microscope. There are several types of asbestos fibers. In the past, asbestos was added to a variety of products to strengthen them and to pr...
www.InspectorLocator.com Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon                   EPA Recommends: If you are buying a home or selling your home, have it tested for radon.   For a new home, ask if radon-resistant construction features were used and if the home has been tested.   Fix the home if...
www.InspectorLocator.com  Roofs play a key role in protecting building occupants and interiors from outside weather conditions, primarily moisture. The roof, insulation, and ventilation must all work together to keep the building free of moisture. Roofs also provide protection from the sun. In fa...
www.InspectorLocater.com Buying a home?  The process can be stressful.  A home inspection is supposed to give you peace of mind, but often has the opposite effect.  You will be asked to absorb a lot of information in a short time.  This often includes a written report, checklist, photographs, env...
 www.InspectorLocator.com     Mold Basics  The key to mold control is moisture control. If mold is a problem in your home, you should clean up the mold promptly and fix the water problem. It is important to dry water-damaged areas and items within 24-48 hours to prevent mold growth.Why is mold gr...

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