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  • ARE FUSE PANELS SAFE?

    Posted by: Elementary Home Inspections |

    A properly installed fuse is just as safe as a circuit breaker, but there are many reasons why fused homes can have problems. Why are people scared of fuses? Many people think that fuses are unsafe, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. A properly installed fuse is just as safe as a circuit breaker, but there are many reasons why fused homes can have problems, and I’ll discuss a few of the most common problems. To start, how can I say that a properly installed fuse is as safe as a circuit breaker? A fuse will only handle the amount…

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  • HOW SELLERS SHOULD PREPARE FOR A HOME INSPECTION

    Posted by: Elementary Home Inspections |

    Some sellers just assume that there is nothing they can do to alter the outcome of the inspection, that's where they are wrong. One of the steps in the home selling process is having your home inspected by someone the seller has chosen. The home inspection is important to both the buyer and the seller, but to the seller it represents another hurdle to getting the contracts signed. As an inspector I take people on tours of the homes they are planning on buying and talk them through the inspection process, showing them the good, the bad and the really bad.…

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