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Sample Report

Now you’ve had your inspection, It’s time to look at your report.

The home inspection report is the most important part of your home inspection. This document should accomplish several things:

Identify the defects in the house your looking to purchase.

Explain what the issue is, why it is a defect and what action should be taken.

Document the components and systems in the house.

The report should be easy to read

Flush your tankless water heater

By topnotch | September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Understanding Heat

By topnotch | April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Understanding  Heat   Heat energy or “heat”, is transferred in 3 different ways: Conduction: the process by which heat or electricity is directly transmitted through a substance when there is a difference of temperature or of electrical potential between adjoining regions, without movement of the material. Different materials conduct heat at different rates – metals…

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Water vapor is lighter than air

By topnotch | April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Water vapor is lighter than air. A molecule of H2O (water) has an atomic weight of 18. [2 hydrogen atoms @ 1 ] =2  [one oxygen @ 16]  2+16 =18. Air is composed of approximately 78% N2 nitrogen [2 bonded atoms of nitrogen @14] = 28 and 21% O2 oxygen [two 2 bonded atoms of…

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Wall cracks

By topnotch | March 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

    Hi All, I got an E-mail from a past client (2015) about a crack in the ceiling, asking if it could be structural. Generally wall cracks are not a sign of structural issues (though a structural issue may very well start the cracking) but of movement in the wood. Wood expands and contracts…

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Traps

By topnotch | March 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

TRAPS   Have you noticed any foul odors in your basement that you just can’t get to the bottom of?  It might be sewer gases coming in to your home.  Every plumbing fixture needs to be equipped with a trap, which is basically a dip in a pipe that water fills up.  This water sitting…

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