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The duct system is an area where allot of houses are deficient. Ducts that look in good shape can still be leaky and duct tape is pretty much useless after a while. According to the EPA on average 20% of the air in your ducts leaks out. That’s air that you paid to heat or cool that is lost to the...
08/27/2012
Recently on the Today Show a segment about deck collapses aired. It shows a brief look in to the dangers of a deck collapsing. http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/48647770/ns/today-today_rossen_reports/ As a Home Inspector in the Reno area I’ve seen my share of unsafe decks.  Some are poorly maintained...
08/15/2012
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is where product safety recalls come from. According to their site there goal is: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products...
08/15/2012
Being “Green” is a popular topic right now. One of the best ways to make a difference in your impact on the planet and save money is by reducing consumption or resources. One of the best ways to go about this is to get your home Energy Audited and perform Energy Retrofits. There are so many benef...
08/11/2012
I recently attended the Reno-Tahoe Open at Montreux Golf and Country Club in Reno. The PGA tour stop is Reno’s biggest golf event with  a $3,000,000 purse. The event not only brings Golfers and Tourists to Reno but it also in a non-profit that has donated over 2 million to local charities. http:/...
08/09/2012
It’s August here in Reno and this month’s Maintenance Tips are about Child Safety. Children are active and curious and you can keep them safe with some minor preventative measures. Many of these tips are easy and simple to do and involve little cost of effort but can make a big difference.   Main...
08/01/2012
As an Energy Auditor and Home Inspector here is Reno I know when it comes to having a comfortable and healthy home, what you can’t see matters just as much as what you can. Take air quality – even though you can’t see a layer of smog inside your home, indoor air can actually be much more polluted...
07/30/2012
Insulation is what comes to mind for many people when they think about reducing energy bills. Insulation is a major component in the homes ability to be comfortable. Poorly installed, missing, or low levels of insulation will not only cost the home owner in energy but will also reduce the comfort...
07/25/2012
The future of batteries might be changing as we know it. The Spray On Battery could change the future. Can you imagine if the paint on your car or even your house becomes a battery? For homes I see that renewables would now be able to charge the paint on the house and eliminate the huge and expen...
07/23/2012
In my recent blog post http://actvra.in/CZdI spoke about the odds of running into Vegas Bob while I was in Las Vegas. Well just like most of the time in Vegas the house won. No sighting on Vegas Bob. I traveled high and low. From Summerlin to Henderson, no Vegas Bob. From Downtown to the Strip, s...
07/13/2012
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