Asbestos is a mineral fiber that was used in millions of building and construction applications throughout the 20th century. Asbestos was praised for its heat resistance, strength, flexibility and insulating properties. Many homes and buildings built prior to 1980 have the highest likelihood of containing asbestos, but it still can out there hiding in schools,… Read more »
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During a home inspection, the inspector’s primary concern is the health and safety of the client. Our home inspectors will search for and report on dangers in the home including amateur wiring which could lead to a fire, absence of smoke detectors, presence of security bars over windows, condition of the fire-wall, and condition of the fireplace among others. The inspector will also inspect and report on any poorly installed gas appliances such as furnaces and water heaters that could present a Carbon Monoxide hazard.
Rats seek shelter wherever they can find it. A really nice place is your attic. But rats can spread disease, damage components in your house, and can lower the value of a house.
Most fires start in the garage. Here are some simple things you can do to stay safe.
Mice test positive for Hantavirus in San Diego County.
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.