A water heater sacrificial anode rod is a metal rod and is generally screwed into the top of the tank. It’s job is to attract corrosive elements in your potable water. Over time the rods get “sacrificed” for the healthy survival of the heater’s tank and the result can lead to smelly water.
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Here’s how buyers can increase the odds of catching more defects when it’s time to purchase a home. Remember: You’ll be hiring a professional to perform a “visual” home inspection. Even if you aren’t a gambler you’ll understand the odds get better
This week I inspected a home with a vent free fireplace. They’re common in Central Mississippi. After lighting the log set my nose picked up a distinct odor. It smelled like a mix of burning dust and a kerosene lamp. The seller
As a licensed home inspector and construction coach I’m familiar with AFCI protection. I want homeowners to understand what it is, and why it’s so important. To keep this topic in perspective, it’s best to start with your local building code compliance