The Hidden Fire Hazard: Metal Gussets in Contact with Branch Wiring

As a seasoned home inspector, I’ve encountered a variety of potential hazards that often go unnoticed by homeowners. One such issue is the interaction between metal gussets and branch wiring, a combination that can pose a significant fire risk if not properly managed. Metal gussets, commonly used in the construction.. read more →

Staying Safe at Home: Understanding Receptacle Fires

Hello, homeowners and potential homebuyers! As home inspectors, we’ve seen the importance of safety in every corner of a house. Today, let’s shine a spotlight on an often-overlooked danger: receptacle fires. These silent threats can jeopardize the safety of your home, making it crucial to understand the risks, warning signs,.. read more →

New construction screw up cost you money and time!

Introduction New construction projects can be exciting, but they can also come with their fair share of challenges. One of the biggest mistakes that can cost you a significant amount of money is screwing up the construction process. Whether it’s poor planning, subpar materials, or inexperienced contractors, these mistakes can.. read more →

The Silent Threat: How Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors Provide Essential Protection

As home inspectors, our primary objective is to ensure the safety of homeowners. One critical aspect of home safety is the installation, proper maintenance, and adherence to the National Electrical Code (NEC) when placing smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. In this blog post, we will delve into the vital.. read more →

Who needs horror movies when you have a fan that drops its blades like it’s trying to take your head off!

Interior ceiling fans are not designed to withstand the harsh exterior environments like wind, rain, and other elements, which can cause serious safety hazards if used outside. These fans lack the necessary features required to endure outdoor exposure, and they tend to become dangerously unstable and malfunctioning when exposed to.. read more →