How to get Ready for a Home Inspection? So, you have a contract on your home and the buyer wants to have a home inspection.
Grounding and bonding is required with the exception of outbuildings containing only one 120 volt grounded branch circuit.
Home buyers should consider adding a sewer scope (camera inspection) before buying. Sewer camera inspections should be performed on prospective homes; if any of the following conditions are present.
Gutters and downspouts are not only attractive they are functional. Fortunately 95% of having a dry basement or crawl space is proper gutter and downspout installation and maintenance
If you have a PushMatic GE Sylvania or Zinsco or Stab-Lok breaker box we recommend a qualified electrician evaluate it’s condition. Over time fuse panels, circuit breakers,
FPE Stab-Lok breaker boxes were widely used from the 1960’s thru the 1980’s, when they were finally taken off of the market. Modern Federal Pacific Electric (FPE) circuit breakers are safe and widely used. FPE Stab-Lok breaker boxes are a…
Sump pumps are divided into two basic groups; pedestal and submersible. A pedestal sump pump will be about 30 inches tall and stick out of the sump hole with the motor on top. A submersible pump is designed to operate…
Aluminum wiring was used from 1965 until 1972 in some homes in our area due to a severe shortage of copper. Originally considered a safe and economical substitute for copper wire, aluminum was used throughout the country.
Open grounds in three prong receptacles are a common issue found in older homes. This is an unsafe condition and should be corrected. The repair is fairly simple and does not require rewiring the home as some mistakenly believe. Only…
Every year unsuspecting home owners fall prey to many home repair scams. These scams cost home owners millions of wasted dollars for unfinished or subpar work.