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10 STEPS – HOW TO INSPECT A GARAGE DOOR

Springs and spring hardware are under high tension. If a spring is broken, do not operate the door until the spring is replaced. Do not try to remove, repair or adjust springs or any door parts or mounting surfaces, such as wood blocks, steel brackets, cables or other like items. Because of potential dangers involved, […]

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HOW TO WINTERIZE AN ABOVE GROUND POOL

http://garynsmith.tumblr.com/post/132077230316/beware-good-advice [Beware – Good Advice] How To Winterize an Above Ground Pool https://t.co/iRNDn47m7m — Gary Smith (@MSHomeInspector) October 28, 2015

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3 DIY Repairs Homeowners Should Leave to the Pros

Do-it-yourself repairs are certainly not new. Home and garden shows and networks (HGTV) have glamorized being handy.  That’s not necessarily a bad thing, however, in effort to save money, the DYI option could backfire.

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How to Prevent Your Garage from Being Broken Into

Do you leave the door leading from your garage into your home unlocked? You may want to reconsider that option. As a Mississippi Licensed Home Inspector recognizing potential danger zones is one of my primary concerns. I’ve noticed a potential safety risk in your garage. One that could lead a burglar right into your home. […]

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5 Warning Signs of an Unsafe Deck

There about 40 million decks in the US. About 1/2 of them need either repairing or replacement. The cause? Improper construction or/and lack of maintenance. July 28th – 2013 :: Tinley Park, IL Fourteen people were injured Saturday night after the second-floor deck of a home in the 16700 block of Beverly Avenue collapsed during a party […]

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Top 5 Reason’s To Recommend SafeHome Inspections

Top 5 reason’s why I’m the best choice to deliver your professional home inspection. 1. No other home inspector has more experience in residential construction. (isn’t that the “real reason” you hire the inspector – to make an informed decision.) 2. Reliability starts with my core values. Honesty, integrity and objectivity. My reports are not shaded with […]

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#1 on My Top 10 Most Reported Safety Conditions – Range Anti-Tip

This is one of my Top Ten most reported home inspection conditions. Improperly installed free-standing, slide-in and built-in kitchen ranges can tilt forward when too much pressure is applied to an open oven door. The result from tipping the oven may be injuries (see video below), scalds and/or burns from hot food and liquids.  Follow These […]

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MAY 2012 :: Building Safety Month

It was a law! :: If it ruins goods, he shall make compensation for all that has been ruined, and inasmuch as he did not construct properly this house which he built and it fell, he shall re-erect the house from his own means.

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