What Is Defensible Space?

What really is defensible space? Well, it can be defined as an area, or zone, around your house that will better protect you from naturally occurring fires, falling trees, or things that could potentially damage your house. The easiest way to think of this would be to...

Your Baby’s Crib – Is It Safe?

  So you have a little one in the family…. and of course, you would do anything to protect them. One of the things to check for is making sure that the crib your baby uses is safe for and secure for them as well. But what are you looking for? Any screws or bolts...

Inspection of the kitchen

It’s good to be conscious of the proper functioning of the kitchen in your home, so that as a homeowner you can have in mind some common issues that we as home inspectors face in this area of the house.  The kitchen is a very important part of the home, and...

Testing Your Well Water

Last month we discussed the different types of water sources available to us. Well water is one of those sources. What can we do to ensure that our well water is safe and healthy to drink? Home owners that use well water as their drinking source should make sure that...

Do You Know Where Your Water Comes From?

Having a water source that is reliable and safe to drink is a normal requirement for all mankind, and one most of us take for granted.  But do we even think of the source of our own water?  How safe is it? These are important questions to ask.  Where does our own...