Dryer vents are a common cause of house fires. Lint can build up in the dryer duct. When the air flow is restricted, the temperature of the exhaust goes up which can ignite the lint.
Each year, hundreds of children die due to drowning in residential swimming pools. Please take the necessary steps to keep your pool from being a death trap.
CSST Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing is an alternative to cast iron pipe for gas lines. But they are very fragile and subject to damage.
GFCI receptacles are a great advancement in safety. These receptacles can prevent electrocution. They are often recommended in a home inspection, but When and Where are GFCI Receptacles Required?
What to expect form a home inspection at a house built in the 1950’s or 1960’s. Materials have changed quite a bit over the decades. If you are buying an older home, there are certain things you should know.
Drywall from China was imported during the building boom of 2002 – 2005. This drywall is suspected of containing high levels of sulfer which is blamed for damaging air conditioners, wiring and plumbing systems. The owners of these homes also report health problems.
Water heaters can cause a lot of problems. The most common problems is failure that causes flooding. But water heaters can cause house fires too. Take the time to inspect your water heater at least once a year.