Here’s a little post we did about basement bedrooms: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Confident Home Inspection (@confidenthomenc)
We often tell clients and trainees, “Trust your nose.” If you like being in a home, it’s more likely to be safe. If you can’t stand the smell, it’s likely worth finding out why. Allergens can be hidden, but often our sneezer finds them quickly. Those suffering from asthma also can sense air quality issues.Continue reading “Allergens in the Home”
Controlling moisture is the only way to control indoor mold growth, and controlling it also helps with pests and other issues. You may not know that the following activities and appliances add moisture to indoor air: Running dishwasher Drying firewood indoors Standing water in the foundation/crawlspace area Showering and running the tub Humidifier use VentingContinue reading “Moisture Makers in the Home”
Though we don’t see much stucco in this area, here is a helpful diagram of the proper step and kickout flashings for a roof intersecting a side wall:
The Mesothelioma Center recently sent us Your Guide to Hiring an Asbestos Abatement Company, and we wanted Asbestos Abatement Guide as a free resource. Enjoy! Asbestos.com also has more information and resources for those dealing with the harmful, home-hidden substance.
In association with InterNACHI and the North Carolina Home Inspector Licensure Board, Britt recently became an approved continuing education and prelicensure instructor. If you are an inspector in need of training or a future inspector in need of licensure, contact us for details.
Thumbtack recently honored us as a “Top Pro 2018” for Cary, NC. Check out our ratings on reviews at Thumbtack.
We hope this video helps:
This older garage has storage, outlets, three doors, even a wood stove!
Here we test a garage overhead door for two safety features: