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  • A Glossary of Essential Home Inspection Terms

    Posted by: Elementary Property Inspections |

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    Every industry has its own language and terms. These words and phrases can be confusing to anyone who is not part of the daily operations of a specific industry, and the home inspection business is no exception.

    To help you understand the terms, acronyms, and phrases regularly used in home inspection reports and by the inspectors, Elementary Property Inspections has created this handy reference guide. Here you’ll find valuable information allowing you to comprehend and communicate your home inspection needs effectively.

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  • THE FACTS ABOUT CLOTHES DRYER EXHAUST SYSTEMS

    Posted by: Elementary Home Inspections |

    The leading cause of home clothes dryer and washer fires is failure to clean them. Home Inspectors and Hazards I am confident most home inspectors would put recognizing potential hazards in a house at the top of their list of priorities. Nevertheless, not everyone realizes the hazards presented by the clothes dryer exhaust system. All too often, dryer exhausts ducts are not given due respect. They receive little to no consideration in the design stage, are often installed haphazardly, and are seldom maintained. Once installed, the ducts are rarely given another thought. Current lax attitudes about dryer exhaust ducts need to change! Home…

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