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Home inspector turns home restorer - Ironton Tribune

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 04/01/2013 - 13:37

Ironton Tribune

Home inspector turns home restorer
Ironton Tribune
ASHLAND, Ky. — Working as a home inspector Todd Brammer has seen it all, everything from mold to fire damage, and decided he wanted to do more than just tell people they have a problem. A little more than a year ago, the Coal Grove businessman ...

Ask the Inspector: Watch foundation during snow melt - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 03/30/2013 - 05:24

Ask the Inspector: Watch foundation during snow melt
Leader-Telegram
... do not hesitate to call a contractor that deals with that part of the house. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for the central and northern Wisconsin ...

Home inspectors encourage electrical inspection - CBS42

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 03/28/2013 - 22:28

Home inspectors encourage electrical inspection
CBS42
"There's a lot of things that now we consider extremely dangerous and a builder would not build them that way anymore,” Kent Clark, a home inspector for Clark and Associates, said on Thursday. “And there's significant cost in upgrading electrical ...

On shaky ground - Boulder Weekly - Boulder Weekly

LA Home Inspector - Thu, 03/28/2013 - 16:17

Boulder Weekly

On shaky ground - Boulder Weekly
Boulder Weekly
Another 1994 study on the effects of vibroseis trucks in the Los Angeles area uncovered minor damage: aggravation of an existing break in an old wooden beam. The Crumbleys have been told they will need to drill a new well .... Certified home inspector ...

Woman Electrocuted in Her Shower Wins $4 Million - Lawyers.com Blog (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 03/28/2013 - 11:11

Woman Electrocuted in Her Shower Wins $4 Million
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
But a home inspector who tested Wilson's house found 26 places emitting electrical current, including almost all of the plumbing and appliances. The inspector said he had never seen anything like it. The jury found that Edison caused an environmental ...

After Four Years Is BC Home Inspection Licensing a Failure? By Craig Hostland ... - MarketWatch (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 03/27/2013 - 22:22

After Four Years Is BC Home Inspection Licensing a Failure? By Craig Hostland ...
MarketWatch (press release)
As a result, this new group began accepting for membership home inspector candidates who did not meet the high qualification standards of the two organizations initially recognized by Consumer Protection BC - CAHPI(BC) and the Applied Science ...

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Buying a home? Order the "Housefax" from a Boulder-based dot-com - Denver Post

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 03/25/2013 - 06:01

Buying a home? Order the "Housefax" from a Boulder-based dot-com
Denver Post
But for the most important purchase — a home — much of the due diligence isn't performed until after a contract has been signed, via the professional home inspector. A local dot-com aims to change that. Beginning in late April, house hunters will be ...

Home inspections vital part of buy-sell process - San Antonio Express

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 03/23/2013 - 00:00

Home inspections vital part of buy-sell process
San Antonio Express
Home inspector Mark Eberwine climbs into the attic of a Windcrest-area home during an inspection. Inspections cost $300 on up, depending on the age, condition and size of the home. Photo: Photos By Robin Jerstad / For The Express-News. Home inspector ...

Woman shocked in shower awarded $4m - Ninemsn

LA Home Inspector - Thu, 03/21/2013 - 19:51

Woman shocked in shower awarded $4m
Ninemsn
A home inspector, however, discovered 26 points in her house that were electrified, including most of her appliances and nearly all of her plumbing fixtures. The inspector told her: "Get out now. I've never seen anything like this in my life." Wilson ...

Mom Shocked in Shower by Stray Electricity Gets $4M From SoCal Edison - NBC Southern California

LA Home Inspector - Thu, 03/21/2013 - 09:00

NBC Southern California

Mom Shocked in Shower by Stray Electricity Gets $4M From SoCal Edison
NBC Southern California
Simona Wilson suffered several medical issues from the shocks she repeatedly endured in her shower due to stray electricity. She was awarded $4 million by a Los Angeles County jury. Reggie Kumar reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on March 20, 2013.
California Woman Electrocuted In Her Shower Wins Lawsuit - The InquisitrThe Inquisitr
Woman shocked in shower awarded $4m - NinemsnNinemsn

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Buying your home 'should be enjoyable' - The Province

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 03/21/2013 - 08:25

Buying your home 'should be enjoyable'
The Province
The realtor is just one member of a team that works with a lawyer, a mortgage broker and lender and a home inspector, she said. It's no surprise Hind would advocate for the profession, it was not just a self-serving recommendation. Buyers could arrange ...

Mom Shocked in Shower by Stray Electricity Gets $4M From SoCal Edison - NBC Southern California

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 03/20/2013 - 16:15

NBC Southern California

Mom Shocked in Shower by Stray Electricity Gets $4M From SoCal Edison
NBC Southern California
Although doctors were unable to link the stray electricity to Wilson's alleged injuries, an independent home inspector told her to "get out" immediately, according to her attorney. "There was no combustion, but sure as heck, it's a concern when you ...

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Dwayne Boggs Inspects Homes Throughout Thurston, Mason, Lewis & Pierce ... - ThurstonTalk

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 03/20/2013 - 00:31

ThurstonTalk

Dwayne Boggs Inspects Homes Throughout Thurston, Mason, Lewis & Pierce ...
ThurstonTalk
Being able to turn to a professional, knowledgeable home inspector that will educate you about the home seals the deal. Boggs Inspection Services. www.boggsinspect.com or via Facebook. boggsinspect@gmail.com. 360.480.9602 (office). PrintFriendly and ...

Keystone Property Inspection Implements Advanced Technologies on Atlanta ... - SBWire (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Mon, 03/18/2013 - 13:55

Keystone Property Inspection Implements Advanced Technologies on Atlanta ...
SBWire (press release)
Keystone Property Inspections is an Atlanta home inspector team dedicated to providing invaluable information to clients to turn them into knowledgeable consumers. By referring to the home inspection reports of the company, homeowners and investors in ...

Ask the home inspector: Water can cause trouble all over house - Wausau Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 03/15/2013 - 09:31

Ask the home inspector: Water can cause trouble all over house
Wausau Daily Herald
Answer: By far, in my opinion, water damage from moisture penetration around all areas of the house can cause damage to your house. For example, damaged shingles both on the roof areas and in the valleys of the roof can cause damage. Skylights on the ...

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