Home Maintenance

Biological Pollutants in the Home

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Outdoor air pollution in cities is a major health problem. But air pollution can be a problem where you least expect it, in the place you may have thought was safest — your home. Many ordinary activities, such as cooking, heating, cooling, cleaning and redecorating, can cause the release and spread of indoor pollutants at […]

Home Maintenance

Ladder Safety

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As we edge closer to summer in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, we start thinking of a list of chores we can do around the house – especially preparing the exterior and yard for summer. And many of these chores require the use of a ladder. Knowing how to use a ladder safely can help prevent […]

Flooding

How to Get Rid of Carpet Mold

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As we know in Texas, burst pipes can cause our carpeting to stand in water, potentially for a bit of time until we can get the water shut off and a plumber called for repairs. Smaller things can also cause carpet mold – like overwatering plants, a persistent leak, and even an untrained puppy. This […]

Electrical inspection

Dryer Vent Safety

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How often do you think about your clothes dryer vent? If you’re like most people, not very often, beyond cleaning the lint trap in the dryer. Dryer fires are responsible for seven deaths, 344 civilian injuries, and $233 million in property damage annually. Some experts believe the numbers may be even higher. While those aren’t […]

Home Inspection Tips

Water Well System Inspections

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Yes, we inspect that too! A private water well system on the property you are buying should be inspected prior to your closing.  There are many issues that can face the homeowner or potential home buyers concerning water wells. Many rural properties will have a water well system.  As a homeowner or potential buyer you […]

Family

Child-Proofing Your Home

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Home safety is always of concern, and the biggest thing we need to do is protect a home’s smallest inhabitants. Yes, Semper Fi is OPEN and performing your DFW area home inspections, while following all CDC guidelines regarding sanitization and social distancing. Use Safety Latches Install child-proof latches and locks on cabinets and drawers in […]

Home Inspection Tips

Pool Safety Guidelines for Your Home

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Summer is quickly arriving in Texas, and children are already home. This means that our pools are about to be in use if they are not already. This makes it an important time to review pool safety. Keep in mind that almost all water sources should have your attention. This includes in-ground swimming pools, above-ground swimming pools, […]