January 16, 2020
grade and slope

Grading and Drainage

This week we are talking about grading and drainage. We live in the desert right? It never rains here. Yes it does. In the summer we […]
January 2, 2019

Bad HVAC Installs

The HVAC system is one of the most important components of your home and when you are buying a home it’s always top of the list […]
May 22, 2017

Electrical Hazards we find

July 24, 2014

Inspection Pic of the Day July 24

Subterranean termite soldier. Look closely and you can see the giant mandibles for chomping invading ants!
June 12, 2014

AC Condensate Drains

One of the most common items written up in a home inspection in the Phoenix area is AC condensate drain lines. Air conditioning removes moisture from […]
April 2, 2014

Funny Pic of the Day April 2

What came first, the plumber or the AC?  I found this while in a 1940’s crawlspace.  The gas pipe is run perfect dead center through the […]
April 1, 2014

Inspection Pic of the Day April 1st

I got dizzy looking at this one. Instead of paying a plumber to hook up the water softener the right way, he spent all his money […]
March 31, 2014

Inspection Pic of the day March 31

I can come across some really interesting things in the older buildings I inspect, especially in old commercial buildings. I came across this old furnace from the […]
March 2, 2014

Inspection Pic of the Day march 2

Carpeting on a patio is never a good thing. It may conceal insect activity, cracks or other cosmetic defects, retail moisture causing damage to posts and […]
March 1, 2014

Inspection Picture of the Day!! March 1

Tile shower in upstairs condo leaks. Guy in downstairs condo has wet ceiling. Guy downstairs opens ceiling and sees leak. Consults with Rube Goldberg and proceeds […]