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Tankless Test Article

A Tankless water heater offers a homeowner many advantages over a conventional water heater. They are energy efficient, have a constant supply of hot water and also enjoy substantial space savings. The tankless water heater offers builders several advantages also. You are able to up sell to a more expensive appliance, space savings and also […]

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Dehumidifier Recall

If you have had a home inspection with me you have probably heard about the dehumidifier recalls. They are re-announcing the recall due to continued reports of fires and meltdowns. My own dehumidifier was recalled and the process was simple. I suggest you visit the site and see if yours falls under the recall. Here […]

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Animal, Vegetable or Mineral a Home Inspector Discusses

Animal, Vegetable or Mineral Home Inspector Discusses As a home inspector that services a large portion of the eastern Iowa area, I get to see a wide variety of homes. Many of  the older homes in Iowa that originally had gravity fed furnaces have modernized and updated to the higher efficiency forced air furnaces. When the HVAC contractor updates […]

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They’re not the Traveling Wilburys – Termites

On a recent commercial inspection I was performing I came across the largest termite shelter tubes I have ever seen. What appears to be a crack in the wall in the picture on the right is actually a shelter tube built by Eastern Subterranean Termites. These little critters live in the soil and are not as destructive as the […]

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Full Home Inspection Services

We provide a broad range of home inspections to handle all your inspection needs.  Regardless of whether you are purchasing or selling a property, or if you have been in your home a several years and want to know the real condition of your house, we can help you.  We also offer assessments on new […]

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Home Inspection Cedar Rapids, Thermal Imaging…Point and Shoot?

Home Inspection Cedar Rapids, Thermal Imaging…Point and Shoot? On one of my recent home inspections in Cedar Rapids/Waterloo IA, I was asked about the infrared thermal imaging camera that I was using. The person asked me if it was just point and shoot or what? My answer was to allow the person to hold the camera and nicely ask them, […]

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