It appears that perhaps a bit of DIY electrical work may have been going on at this home we recently inspected. This DIY handyman hard-wired a cord right into the power supply to make their own “instant extension cord”. By the way, this is NOT something that you want to see at a home inspection! […]
When you’re wanting to clean up the leaves in your yard, many of us grab the handy leaf blower, and use it to blow all of the leaves into a pile which we still then need to rake into trash bags. We have an easier tip that will help you keep your yard clean and […]
Danny Smith discusses how it can be beneficial to have a one-stop inspection solution like you receive from Semper Fi Home Inspections. At Semper Fi, all home inspections are licensed and experienced. We provide home inspections for both home buyers and home sellers, and more. We also inspect new home builds, plus provide the one-year warranty […]
In this episode of In the Field with Semper Fi Home Inspections, Danny discusses ground fault circuit interrupter outlets, where they are supposed to be installed, and how they are tested. GFCI outlets will protect you from shock, for example if you are using a mixer near the kitchen sink, and the mixer falls […]
In this episode of In the Field with Semper Fi Home Inspections, Danny discusses electrical panels and some of the things checked during a home inspection. This home has two panels located in the garage. The first panel has a main breaker at the top, and several smaller ones at the bottom. Immediately we […]
In this episode of In the Field with Semper Fi Home Inspections, Danny discusses hot water heater inspection. When an electric water heater is located in a garage, they are supposed to be elevated about 18″ above the floor because gas fumes tend to hover on the floor and you want the heater up so […]
Get confidence today with same-day Home Inspection reports from Semper Fi Home Inspections. You’ll get your home inspection report emailed to you and your Realtor the same day as the home inspection. Home buyers and Realtors like our reports full of color photos and comments since there is a picture right beside most every comment […]
In this episode of In the Field, Danny talks about Carbon Monoxide Detectors, where they should be located during installation, and testing plus what is checked during your home inspection.
One of the things you home inspector will check during your home inspection is your thermal pane windows. When an issue is found, it can affect the efficiency of your heating/cooling, and is usually an easy fix. This is just a portion of a full house inspection, and clips will be brought to you […]
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