May 2017 archive

May 30

Re-Grouting Ceramic Floor or Wall Tile

Re-grouting ceramic floor or wall tile can seem to be a insurmountable task for the DIY homeowner.  It doesn’t have to be.  In this article Steve Wilson from The Home Depot explains how to re-grout your ceramic tile.  And it’s not as difficult as you may have thought. This article is written by Steve Wilson …

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May 17

Ceiling Fan Inspection

 Ceiling fan inspection is not overlooked during a home inspection.  While defects are looked for, the cleanliness of the ceiling fan is not reported.   This article originally appeared on InterNACHI and was written by Nick Gromicko.

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May 14

Grill and Smoker Safety

I don’t know anybody that doesn’t love to grill or barbeque, but not all of us think of grill and smoker safety when doing so.  The following article discusses the some common sense ideas for grill and smoker safety. The following article appeared on InterNACHI.org and was written by Nick Gromicko.

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May 02

Electrical Service Panel Safety

During an inspection yesterday, the home being inspected had a Federal Pacific service panel.  When opening one of these panels electrical service panel safety is required.  The homeowner had done his research on these panels, but was unsure of how dangerous they could be.  As an inspector, the proper safety procedures were followed when opening …

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