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Fred Sweezer Sr, CMI Long Beach Home Inspector ™ 1-562-234-2689 Fsweezer@gmail.comhttp://thelongbeachhomeinspector.com ™ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fred Sweezer Sr.  Earns Certified Master Inspector® DesignationLong Beach, CA  (March 24, 2016)–Long Beach Home Inspector™ is pleased to announce that Fre...
03/24/2016
Doing a recent Apartment Complex Inspection one of the units had this singer sewing machine set up like this. I was rasied by my grandma and the wall reminded me of all the family quilts that came off her sewing machine, the tenants said that it still operates and everything What a way to remembe...
03/21/2016
Well, in California seller disclosure laws are key to the transaction, the home inspector is natural to the "buying decision process" just the condition of the property in the area of roof, electrical, plumbing, structural, etc.....compound this with the fact that Los Angeles/Orange County is som...
03/09/2016
Question, Are American Craftsman houses all bungalows? The answer is historically complicated. In the early 1900s, many types of homes were inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement in England and Scotland. English-born William Morris (1834-1896) advocated a return to craftsmanship, as a reaction ...
07/02/2015
  Re-pipe Cost Facts for Homebuyers that are purchasing older homes more than 25 years old   What is a Pex or copper re-pipe and how much should a copper re-pipe cost? Pex is Cheaper than copper re-pipe depending on the contractor you hire. If you live in a home or buying a home that has been bui...
02/09/2015
A “Knob and Tube electrical wiring system” if maintained as installed and functions as intended is a reliable system. The problems stem from the insurance industry deeming it unsafe but in actual fact it is usually the handy homeowner or someone who would use unsafe wiring techniques that create...
01/13/2014
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      Upgrading a Fuse System should involve a licensed electrician. Homeowners want all the technology and modern appliances that require an upgrade. I recently inspected a home that had a 60 amp fused system in good condition. All wiring is in good condition. There is no knob and tube wiring. ...
03/14/2013
  The home inspection is a visual inspection. and many of the problems will show up in the digital photos that are taken doing the inspection. As with the photo here walking on this roof will crumble this very dry roofing material and this digtal photo will more than give a idea of the roof condi...
02/09/2013
Why Are 203k Loans So Terrible? by Fred Sweezer Sr. 4 FHA 203k Myths Explained  Paperwork. Time. Bids. Big loan. These are all things we hear that are keeping people from taking advantage of the FHA 203k loan for home improvements, renovations and repairs. They also keep real estate agents from s...
09/12/2012
RUN THE NUMBERS     The national average cost for an upscale bathroom remodel is roughly $26,052, according to Remodeling Magazine's 2005 Cost vs. Value report but how much a homeowner actually spends will vary. To find that magic figure, first conduct a thorough and honest examination of your fi...
08/30/2012
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