Commercial equipment in residential buildings happens. In fact most innovations begin in commercial buildings, but we may want to consider if we really want them in our homes. A toilet may be an example of this idea.
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Do you want to understand your home inspection report? We will examine the five main sections and then the other sections of the home inspection report, along with some other aspects surrounding the report.
A few photographs at the plumbing in the bathroom when fixtures, like the toilet and sink, are not in place.
Part of your plumbing system penetrates the roof. These are the vents, and they could be a source of leaks in the home.
Most homeowners are concerned about energy savings, but water savings will be the big deal on the horizon. You may hear about greywater, and how you can use it in your home, but can you buy equipment like you would for energy savings?
Photographs of plumbing system elements found during home inspections. Are you a real estate investor? Here is a resource page for real estate investors. Back to the contents page for the home inspection photos Here are two P-traps under a kitchen sink. Most homes will just have one, but a second way was hiding behind [...]
Photographs of findings of walls, floors, and ceilings during home inspections. Are you a real estate investor? Here is a resource page for real estate investors. Back to the contents page for the home inspection photos I just drove around, so I could have some photos of the steps to creating the walls of a [...]
Real estate investors and homeowners should be forewarned that water damage can occur when turning on this utility. There is a possibility of damage from other utilities too.
News for people dealing with a home sale in the Houston area after Hurricane Ike. Also some other news about building inspections in storm effected areas.
A quick run down of common areas where a leak can occur in your home. The roof is not always the culprit.
Fully covering your damaged roof with a tarp, because it sustained hurricane damage, is not always a wise idea. Here are some facts to consider when taking on this task.
A description of PEX tubing as used in residential home construction. Its benefits and setbacks from the perspective of a Houston home inspector.
A post detailing concerns when turning utilities back on in a foreclosed home.
Water conservation can be hard, when you do not think about how you are using water around the home.
Tackling a difficult task, finding a way to inspect a foundation.
Inspecting a bathroom without a home inspector’s tool kit.