The Grandfather Clause

Just because It’s Grandfathered ……Doesn’t Make it Safe In this blog I’m going to discuss the Grandfather Clause, how it applies to your home inspection and why it doesn’t necessarily equal safety. The grandfather clause has been around for a long time and...

How to Safely Buy or Sell a Home During Coronavirus

  Let me first say that I want everyone to stay safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. I believe sheltering in place is an effective way to flatten the curve and think people need to take social distancing seriously. I do however understand that some...

Why & When to Have a Radon Test Done

Radon tests are commonly done when purchasing a home, but should they be done other times? What exactly is Radon?  Can Radon affect my family? If you haven’t already asked these questions, you should be. Radon is a radioactive gas found naturally in the ground and is...

The power of infrared technology

It’s been about one year since I purchased my first infrared camera which is a fun, useful tool for me and my customers. Since then, i’ve identified numerous hidden defects and a collection of infrared images. I use my infrared camera during every home...

Central Air Conditioning Inspection

A building’s central air-conditioning system must be periodically inspected and maintained in order to function properly. While an annual inspection performed by a trained professional is recommended, homeowners can do a lot of the work themselves by following...