Why Having a Clean Crawlspace is a Good Ideal

Why does it matter?   One of the most common defects we discover when inspecting homes is dirty crawlspaces. It’s a dark, crowded space under your home, so isn’t it what a crawlspace is supposed to look like? Actually, it’s a…
Image of a “Popcorn” ceiling, also known as stucco, stipple, or acoustic ceilings. May contain asbestos, lead, or both.

Does Your Ceiling Look Like This?

      A Foe By Many Names   Acoustic ceilings, also known as “popcorn”, stipple, or stucco ceilings, were a common feature in homes built in the 1960’s, 70’s and into the 80’s. They were popular because they…
Electrical Panel Panel

Number 1 Must-Do Home Improvement

Are you purchasing a home built in the 50’s, 60’s or 70’s? There could be a danger lurking in your home’s electrical system. In our home inspections, we still come across electrical panels manufactured by Zinsco. Why is this a problem?…