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 →

Dishwasher and Venting

The dishwasher is a fantastic piece of equipment but like anything else, unless it is maintained and installed properly they will not perform as hoped. during the process of an inspection, we run the dishwasher in order to make sure the component is operating correctly. Not all home inspectors do this but this is our.. read more →

New Shower Head Support

Home owners sometimes develop strange methods of repair for numerous issues. One area I see this is plumbing issues in houses and in this photo we see another attempt to deal with a problem! Here in the photo someone decided that a plastic bottle cut and forced under the shower head is just what they.. read more →