Posts by fredsweezersrllc
Should Knob and Tube wiring be removed?
A “Knob and Tube electrical wiring system” if maintained as installed and functions as intended is a reliable system. The problems stem from the insurance industry deeming it unsafe but in actual fact it is usually the handy homeowner or someone who would use unsafe wiring techniques that created the problems with improper connections and…Read More
Foundation Plumbing Problems
If you have a sewer leak or leaks under the concrete slab of your home’s foundation, it’s possible it could cause cracks in your walls or foundation, sloping floors, or more. And once you find out you have a sewer leak, most likely it’s been there for a significant amount of time. So it’s in…Read More
Safety is more important than Security Window Bars
Window bars (also called safety bars and security bars) are metal bars that are installed to prevent intruders from entering a building. As an unintended consequence, window bars can slow or prevent egress during an emergency. Facts Roughly 25 people die or are injured annually in fires where escape is hindered by window bars. According…Read More
Should you buy a house that’s selling as is?
Should you buy a house that’s selling as is? Now that you know the pros and cons of an as-is home sale, you might be wondering whether to move ahead with the sale—and how. Since these sales can be bargains, they are worth considering, although there’s one precaution buyers will definitely want to take prior…Read More
THE NEWEST INNOVATION IN HOME INSPECTIONS
INFRARED HOME INSPECTIONS – THE NEWEST INNOVATION IN HOME INSPECTIONS. Infrared home inspections and why use an Infrared Camera? Infrared home inspections and infrared cameras are the latest technology being used for fast, reliable, accurate building diagnosis in the entire range of building problems, from post-catastrophe fire and flood investigations to chronic leaks and moisture…Read More