Category Archives: Ohio home inspection

What is under the floorboard of this Kenton Ohio home?

Check your Columbus Ohio Deck for Safety

Decks are nice to have on your home. Decks extend the living space of your home to include part of the exterior. Decks however are often not built correctly. When we do home inspections in Central Ohio we often find decks that are in need of repairs and improvement.

Recently there was deck collapse at a Dublin Ohio condo raising awarness of the need for safe decks.

Here is a link to a video an Ohio home inspection company made showing home owners what to look for when checking their decks for safety.

One of the most common issues found with a deck is how the ledger board is attached to the home. Often nailed instead of properly bolted to the home

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Electromagnetic fields and gutters

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Baby Proofing part 2

Here are more tips on how a baby proof your home brought o you by a home inspection company.

 

Baby Proofing Part 2

Habitation Investigation Baby Proofing Pt 1

Tips on how to baby proof your home.

Rapid sump pump cycles at home inspection

Here is a video that demonstrates the importance of controlling exterior water and the importance of a sump pump if a home has a basement. Without this sump pump the basement would have flooded. With this risk it would be a good idea to have a backup sump pump system.

This is a back up system I recommend for homes with city water.
Basepump HB1000 Water Powered Backup Sump Pump

Inspection Election 2012

We appreciate your support by referring us to those in need of a home inspection in the Central Ohio area.

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Small repairs during home inspections

Here is a short video of a home inspection company replacing a outlet cover for increased safety for the home buyer, the seller and the agents involved.

Gas Line Warranty in Ohio

I sometimes get called last minute to do an inspection that was forgotten or that another inspector can not do. Today I was asked to do a gas line inspection/warranty. I was able to squeeze it in on the way home from a¬†Reynoldsburg Ohio home inspection¬†earlier today. Good thing because there was a total of 5 locations of gas leaks. Two of the larger ones where captured on “film”Ohio Gas line warranty inspection

This home also recently had the gas lines checked by the gas utility company before turning the gas on. Amazing level of service.

Ohio home inspection finds garage safety issue

Ohio home inspector finds safety issues during regular home inspections in Ohio. This short video shows an issue in the garage with the insulation.