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Comment balloon 31 commentsCharles Buell • September 29 2010 10:10AM
Wordless Wednesday----never heard one say anything yet!
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Not exactly Blazing Saddles---but it could be!
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As much as I am into movies, it surprises me a little that I have almost no use for video----at least most of them. Now I can appreciate a really good video----like one that captures something spectacular----like granny riding her Harley… more
I’m gonna knock your lights out!
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When choosing light fixtures for your home, it important to consider whether they will be subject to mechanical damage or not. I often find light fixtures that can be impacted when windows are opened, or hit by cabinet doors----or merely… more
Never---ever----pass gas again!
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When I first started doing plumbing in 1971----at least for money----venting island kitchen sinks was a bit of a problem. Every plumbing fixture needs a means of venting the drain line so that water doesn’t get sucked out of the trap---… more
Eye see YOU----that is far enough mister!
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The other day at an inspection I saw a use of a laser beam that I had never seen before. Picture a laser pointer like your Home Inspector might use to point out things around the home or take temperatures with-----or the one a… more
Don’t get hosed!
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If you live in a part of the country where the temperature dips below freezing, you should not leave your hoses connected to outside faucets. DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR HOSES ARE? Whether these are “Frost-free” type… more
Why is water running out of my electrical panel?
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In the following picture we can see the electrical service to a home. The large grey box marked “A” is a utility company junction box. The utility company wires run underground to this box, where power is then distributed to panels “B”… more
Does your inspector fit in the "luggage-check" box?
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The qualifications necessary to be a home inspector has been discussed many times by me and others on this forum. These discussions usually revolve around home inspector training, certifications, licenses and even personality. … more
FAR SIDE OF THE ATTIC, Chapter 3
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(first bit) (second bit) Chapter 3 "Out of the Attic" Several days passed and I completely forgot my buyer and the agent outside the attic (man is my wife going to be pissed). Sarcastically I… more
FAR SIDE OF THE ATTIC, Chapter 2
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(previous bit) Chapter 2, "In the Attic" The buyer and the agent were chatting near the access opening when I popped my head back out of the attic. I collected my tools and told them about the other opening… more