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A New Approach to Home Inspections

A New Approach to Home Inspections

Russ Hensel explains…

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Hidden Window Wood Rot

Hidden Window Wood Rot

Unless you’re working with an experienced inspector, you may not catch this important defect.  Russ Hensel explains…

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Shifting Wall!!

Shifting Wall!!

Yes, walls CAN shift. This owner tries to hide it with caulk. Russ Hensel explains…

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Exhaust Flue in Outdoor Kitchen

Exhaust Flue in Outdoor Kitchen

It’s easy to have an improper connection in the attic for your Outdoor Kitchen Grill Exhaust.  MAKE SURE you’re getting a proper inspection. Russ Hensel explains…

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Radon Gas – Think you’re not at risk? Think again! – Part II

Radon Gas – Think you’re not at risk? Think again! – Part II

If high concentrations of radon are found in your home, you have several options. Since radon is only a problem when it is concentrated in high volume, improving the ventilation in an area is often sufficient to solve the problem. In other cases, it may be necessary to limit the amount of radon getting into the home by sealing or otherwise obstructing the access points. Once again, a professional should be engaged to ensure that the radon is effectively blocked. Typical radon mitigation systems can cost between $800 and $2500, according to the EPA. Read the rest of this entry