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Kids are often eager to help. It's a great way for them to learn while still getting done what you need to get done. Cooking is one thing that is good for kids to help with. The problem is that the kitchen and cooking involve dangerous tools and equipment. Always watch children in the kitchen. Du...
08/24/2011
Tonight is the Reno/Sparks Association of Realtors Casino Royal fundraiser. It starts at 5:30 at The Grove at South Creek in Reno. As a Home Inspector any chance I get to meet with new agents is a good thing but this also raises money for some great causes Rebuilding Together Northwest Nevada and...
08/18/2011
  Its wildfire season here in the Reno area. I’ve put together 10 Tips for keeping your home safe during a wildfire. As a home inspector I’m called to a house to inspect the structure and its systems. During a home inspection I find defects and suggest repairs. Some of these items can directly a...
08/17/2011
Next week I will be going down south. I travel to Vegas several times a year and I enjoy the area. Like many people when I came to town I never ventured off the strip. Now years later I've been all over and know there is allot more to Vegas than "The Strip". In fact I have even started to learn t...
08/16/2011
In a recent discussion with someone about pools it came to light that there are many people that don't purchase a pool inspection. In the Las Vegas area it seems to be the norm but maybe with only the occasional pool and the short swim season the pools inspection is over looked here in Reno. The ...
07/25/2011
Summer brings warm weather and outdoor activities. It's time to get out of the house and enjoy time with family and friends. With summer time fun and travel, some areas of the home may be over looked. We start the work on our yards and mowing the lawn but it's important to get around the house to...
07/07/2011
As many are aware the EPA and HUD both now require workers that disturb surfaces with lead based paint to be trained and follow the new lead safe work practices. This came about due to the health risks of lead dust primarily to children under 6 and pregnant women. Lead also caused harm to adults ...
04/01/2011
Its spring time and soon the good weather will be here.  Over the next couple of months the signs of winter will disappear and the signs of what winter did to your home will appear. As I always mention one of the most damaging things to a structure is moisture and winter brings lots of it.  So as...
03/22/2011
Mold is something that is found everywhere. It floats in the air around us and there is no escaping it. Mold grows when the spores land on something wet and organic. The problem with in our homes happens when there are more Mold spores in our homes then there is outside the home. Mold has been kn...
03/20/2011
What it takes: Nevada requires Inspectors to be licensed or "Certified".  Nevada requires a minimum of 40 hours of classroom education and 25 inspections with another Inspector. You must be able to prove you can write a creditable report and take a 100 question test with 75 correct as passing. Th...
03/15/2011
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Reno, NV-775-410-4286 Inspector & Energy Auditor
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