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David Cox has a drone with a GoPro camera on it. He's also got a leak in his wood-framed chimney. Even though the shot could have been a little closer in this video below, it only took me about three seconds to locate the problem. This is an EXCELLENT example of how technology can help […]

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Barbara rents a house or apartment in Guilford, CT. But she's got a problem with her new furnace. "My landlord just installed a gas furnace. When it is running, cold air is leaking into the bathroom through the ceiling exhaust. When the furnace is at rest, no cold air is coming in. Why? and am […]

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Chris and Jennifer Nugent purchased a home in Mooresville, IN in May of 2013. Little did they know the house had been previously occupied by people that ran a home-based business from the house. The trouble is the business was manufacturing illegal methamphetamine. The Nugent's had the house inspected by pros, but unfortunately, it's not […]

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Quick Column Summary: Level waste pipe will not drain Sewage in pipes causes bad smell Pitch and fall of pipes is crucial Jennifer Brown, who lives in Panama City, FL, purchased a new home that's got some serious plumbing issues. Read this: "We purchased a new home about a year ago and have had non-stop […]

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An home inspection report from an independent home inspector can save you aggravation and money. Home inspections should be carried out prior to moving into the new home. Obtain a copy of the inspection report and review it with the builder.

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A building inspector is the quality control inspector between the contractors and the homeowners. Building inspectors need to work with the builders to ensure all aspects of the home construction meet the standards. In some areas, there may be both a city building inspector and a country building inspector.

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When purchasing an existing home, inspections are needed. Home inspection will disclose defects you might miss. Home inspection services will perform your real estate inspection. Be sure to get a copy of the inspection report after the building inspection has been completed.

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A building inspection helps protect the building occupant. Building inspections are performed throughout the building or remodeling project. A local government agency normally provides the actual building inspection service.

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A camera inspection might be required for your project. A pipe inspection camera is available, but a sewer inspection camera might be too specialized if you need to inspect inside walls, behind appliances, etc. A great camera for an inspection would be a micro-inspection camera. Not only can it fit in tight places, but it has a digital camera for taking photographs.

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A home inspector today needs to be a certified home inspector. Many states require home inspection training if you want to join the ranks of home inspectors.

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