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Bellingham, Wa. Home Inspector and the Implications of a Quickie

      I know what you’re thinking. The big difference is that with home inspections there are five participants looking for satisfaction; the prospective home buyer, the seller, the sellers’ agent, the buyers’ agent, and the inspector.  The inspectors’ focus … Continue reading

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Bellingham, Wa. Home Inspector and the Stairway to Heaven

     Yes, I do look fondly back on the days of tripping out to Led Zeppelin, Hendrix, and Cream, but today I am referring to the stairs and stairwells of the homes we inspect.  While, generally, inspectors do not … Continue reading

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Bellingham, Wa. Home Inspector, Rasputin, and Old-Time Religion

     During my forty-plus years in the construction trades, part of that time, in the late sixties and early seventies, was spent working with a construction outfit that worked exclusively for HUD, repairing and retrofitting very old homes in … Continue reading

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Bellingham, Wa. Home Inspector and Pet Peeves

     It is estimated that approximately 60% of American households have at least one cat or dog.  Many of these homes have multiple pets.  I myself have one cat and have had other single cats in various places I … Continue reading

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Bellingham, Wa. Home Inspector and Insulation Insights

     With the cooler than usual temperatures that we have been experiencing in the Northwest, we may find ourselves bumping the thermostat up a notch or two to keep our teeth from chattering.  The frosty temps and the ever … Continue reading

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Bellingham, Wa. Home Inspector and Flourishing Efflorescence

  While inspecting homes in Bellingham, Wa. and Blaine, Wa., that are built on, or have garages that are built concrete slabs, I often find large areas of efflorescence growing on the slab floor.  These areas are indicators of moisture seeping through the slab, via … Continue reading

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Bellingham, Wa. Home Inspector and Catfish Curb Appeal

After my last blog about some of the unusual critters I have encountered while either inspecting or making repairs in client’s homes, I figured that I would write about one of the most unusual.  While living in California in a … Continue reading

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