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Is That Toilet Hanging From the Wall Falling Off?

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.

What Are the Parts of a Texas Home Inpsection Report

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 Quick Look at the Bathroom Plumbing without the Fixtures

A few photographs at the plumbing in the bathroom when fixtures, like the toilet and sink, are not in place.

How to Repair Your Plumbing Vents

Part of your plumbing system penetrates the roof. These are the vents, and they could be a source of leaks in the home.

What Are the Components of a Greywater System?

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?

What Can Cause a Toilet to Overflow?

There are a few concerns that need to be checked when dealing with an overflowing toilet.

Plumbing Maintenance and Rain Barrels

Home plumbing maintenance and rain barrels.

Should You Turn the Utilities Back on in a Winterized Home?

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.

Real Estate News For Those About to Sell/Buy A Home or About Your Appraisal

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.

Hurricane Ike Home Repair: Finding Sources of Water Stains on Ceilings and Walls

A quick run down of common areas where a leak can occur in your home. The roof is not always the culprit.

Hurricane Ike Home Repairs: Tarping Your Roof

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.

The New Method for Water Delivery in Your Home: PEX tubing

A description of PEX tubing as used in residential home construction. Its benefits and setbacks from the perspective of a Houston home inspector.

Turning the Utilities Back On In a Winterized Home

A post detailing concerns when turning utilities back on in a foreclosed home.

Water Works, or trying to dodge a toddler with a garden hose

Water conservation can be hard, when you do not think about how you are using water around the home.

How to Inspect a Foundation

Tackling a difficult task, finding a way to inspect a foundation.

How to Inspect a Bathrooms

Inspecting a bathroom without a home inspector’s tool kit.

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