News/ Blog

27
Dec

Going Where Most Buyers Don’t Go

By Steve Vacha President, Home Standards Inspection Services EMAIL STEVE   So, what is with this picture (to the right) I took recently at a home? Looks like a normal electrical panel with a screw driver sitting on top of it. I am told this very ...

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 !

12
Dec

Creepy Man in the Basement- by Paul Pachunka

Things people store in there basement. It’s was freaky shining a flashlight on this before finding the light switch.

07
Dec

GFCI Outlets: The (Un)Shocking Story

  By Jon Vacha Vice President, Home Standards Inspection Services EMAIL JON   A GFCI outlet is an outlet with the little push button that you often find in bathrooms and kitchens. But why is there a push button and what the heck does “GFCI” mean? During inspection walkthroughs GFCI outlets are almost always discussed. ...