Author Archive

15
Jun

Mold on Drywall- Tim Krof

On a 12-year-old house, this is the top of the drywall in the garage as seen from the attic getting condensation from the nail heads, which is dripping onto the drywall and causing small mold spots.

27
Feb
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Feb
23
Jan

While inspecting a 127 yr old commercial building in Missouri Valley I saw some real "artwork". We still see a lot of cast iron sewer lines, however these had recently been resealed with the traditional lead/oakum seals.  It has become very rare to see this dying art practiced, due to the dangers of working around molten lead.

09
Jan

Downspouts that drain onto service walks can create hazardous conditions.   There are solutions for this.

04
Jan

This inspection was seriously limited by personal possessions!

29
Dec
20
Dec

Disposable Cup Holders – by Jon Vacha

Disposable cup holders have other uses.  Actually no, no they don't...........

18
Dec

Hearth Protectors- Jon Vacha

These rubber or foam protective things are great. I definitely see their value having a baby who's try to pull herself up on stuff and tend to fall a bit

14
Dec

Outlet in Bondage – by Dave Six

Never seen it done this way, it looks more like it's being held hostage !