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?
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 […]
This months tip from your Scottsdale Home Inspector is Fun Household Tricks 2 Welcome to our second installment of fun household tricks. In this series we show you quick tricks for making home maintenance and organization easy. Applying glossy nail polish is a great way to distinguish similar looking keys. If you have a stripped […]
This months tip from your Phoenix Home Inspector Front-Load Washing Machines A common misconception about front-loading washing machines is that they all smell bad. With proper cleaning and maintenance this doesn’t have to be true. Here’s some quick tips for keep foul odors from developing. First, store a micro-fiber towel on top of your washer […]
Does your garbage disposal hum instead of spin? Has it stopped working all together? As a Home inspector in the Phoenix Metro area, I find disposals locked up every week. Most of the time this can be corrected in under 60 seconds. The short video below will demonstrate how to do just that and hopefully […]