Remove Attic Insulation – #1 Reasons Why

Remove Attic Insulation - #1 Reasons Why Do you want to update your home's energy-saving features? One place to start is the attic. The attic space if not insulated properly can cause your home to use more energy than is needed to maintain the interior and its structure. The insulation in your attic can…

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Attic Insulation How Much

Attic Insulation, How Much? A place that most of us homeowners do not visit is the attic in our homes or the crawl space. Do you call the attic crawl space or an attic? Well, they are two different areas of the home though you will hear the terms interchangeably. An…

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Why Water Heaters Making Noise? May 2021

Why are my water heaters making noise? Some noises can be sounds like a hum, pop, or rumble. To help you trim some time troubleshooting, you can use this article to find reasons for your noisy water heater. Water heaters have different types of noises you may hear from the system and…

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Truth Behind Aluminum Wiring

The Truth Behind Aluminum Wiring We inspected 3 houses in the Tamarac, FL area and the buyer was not happy when we kept finding aluminum wiring in each of the homes. If you didn't know, the chances of getting a home with aluminum branch wiring insured in South Florida is pretty…

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How Much Does A Wind Mitigation Inspection Cost?

How Much Does A Wind Mitigation Inspection Cost?Are you looking for how much wind mitigation cost? You have come to the right place. I put together a quick FAQ that covers some burning questions that typically are asked when there is a discussion about windstorm protection inspection also known as a…

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Are S Trap Still Used?

Are S Traps Still Used? What is all the talk about "S" Traps? Yes, they are still in use. You wouldn't think that we would still find "S" traps during a home inspection but it's a common defect in older homes. These traps are prohibited by the Florida Plumbing Code. What…

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Wind Mitigation Form Explained

Wind Mitigation Form OIR-B1-1802 When you live in Florida, especially South Florida counties Miami, Broward, and Palm Beach that are considered HVHZ(High-Velocity Hurricane Zone) areas. you will at some point discuss this type of inspection. Though many homeowners schedule an inspection as requested by the insurance company, I found in most…

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What Are Plumbing Vents?

Do you know what are the pipes on your roof used for? The pipes that penetrate the roof are plumbing vents. The plumbing vent, also known as a vent stack, helps regulate the air pressure in your plumbing system. Just as drain pipes remove water and waste from your home, the plumbing vent pipe – also known as a plumbing air vent…

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