Archives for January 2016

Bonding at Water Softeners

All of the metallic water distribution pipes in the home are supposed to be bonded; in other words, they’re all supposed to be able to touch each other. If the water pipes in the home weren’t bonded, what would happen if an energized (aka ‘hot’, aka ‘ungrounded’) wire came in contact with one of the pipes?

How to replace an Electrical Outlet.

 Short video from your Phoenix Home Inspector on how to replace an electrical outlet. This video is only for replacing an outlet for cosmetic reasons, if the outlet does not work or is damaged you should call an electrician. This video does not cover outlets that are switched or 1/2 hot. If you would like […]

Toolbox essentials from your Phoenix home inspector

Having the right tool for the job make the job easier and safer, I am surprised when we do home inspections how many people have little or no tools. There are certain tools every homeowner should own and if you plan to do DIY projects around your house then we recommend putting together a well […]

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