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Most people are familiar with the home inspection process, a popular trend which is growing more popular each year in the home buying process. The goal is to determine the home’s condition, from the roof to the foundation and all the systems in between like electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling. Ideally you are buying a home that is well maintained and only has a few outstanding problems that require attention. Unfortunately, many homeowners defer maintenance
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How does the (Pre-Inspection) Certified Move In Ready program work? Simple, Certified move in ready homes have been thoroughly inspected and undergone our examination of the home, which includes: Structural, Mechanical, Roof, Electrical, Plumbing, Major Appliances and HVAC system. Certified Move In Ready does not mean the home is perfect or that all repairs have been made. It simply means that the home has already undergone a vigorous inspection and there are no big surprises
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Who doesn’t love the smell of a fireplace, the crackly of the burning wood, the warm cozy feeling of snuggling up around the fireplace! Before you get to comfy, you might want to do a few simple checks to make sure your fireplace is in good condition and safe to use for the season. First let’s do a visual check of the burn area or firebox of the unit. Is there any loose mortar or
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An arc-fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) is a circuit breaker located in your electrical panel that serves the functions of a normal breaker but also senses hazardous arcing on its circuit and will trip off for this. It can be identified by the special colored test-button near its handle. These breakers are designed to sense an arc, which is an electrical leak. These breakers are sensitive and are known for nuisance tripping. If you experience nuisance
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Carbon Monoxide is a concern for all home owners. It is estimated that 300 people are killed by CO each year in their home. CO has no taste, color or odor and almost all CO problems are caused by poor maintenance and/or improper use of a fuel burning equipment. As the home owner you can take simple precautions to protect you and your family. Keeping the systems in your home properly maintained and following the
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