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 […]
When we perform home inspections in the Phoenix Metro area, we frequently come across toilets that run all the time. One thing that makes our inspection company different is we will fix this, if we can, as it is frequently a quick adjustment. Toilets that are improperly adjusted can waste thousands of gallons of water […]
Most homes today have deadbolts installed on the front door, however, during home inspections we frequently discover they are not installed properly and unless corrected, can be opened without a key by simply placing something against the shaft like a knife or credit card and pushing the shaft back. The video below will show you […]