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Crawl Spaces can have multiple issues and cost $$$$

Crawl Spaces reveal a lot of what may be in store! When a house has a crawl space that area can reveal a tremendous amount of information about the house. This area contains information about footings, foundations, floor framing, electrical, plumbing HVAC and so much more. The photo here was from a recent inspection and.. read more →

ATTICS CAN HIDE MORE THAN YOU KNOW

As a home inspector my job is to inform my clients of defects, safety issues and maintenance issues that they need to address. Defects can be minor or major but one things for sure is that you need to know about them. Attics never is a place anyone likes to spend time in but during.. read more →

Water Heater install is no joke!

As a home inspector one concern I see often is the installation of water heaters by homeowners or unlicensed handymen. Improperly installed water heaters cause fires, floods, and even deaths. In 2007 there were an estimated 7,200 reported home structure fires involving water heaters.  Installation of water heaters should ONLY be performed by a Licensed Plumber and.. read more →

Latest News

I am happy to announce that we have recently had the privilege to be elected to serve on the board of the “Kentucky Real Estate Inspectors Association” KREIA. I am happy to serve with fellow inspectors that I have great respect for in this industry. read more →

Electrical wiring in question…

A sure tail sign of amateur workmanship is this, Non-metallic cable passed through knock-outs in the main electrical service panel which had no bushing installed. Bushings are electrical connectors designed to protect conductors where they pass through sheet metal. Without bushings, the sharp edges of sheet metal may damage the conductors. Bushings also include clamps which.. read more →