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Entries from February 23rd, 2012

Virginia Beach Home Inspection Finds Poor Return Air

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When I perform a home inspection in Hampton Roads I will make note of the sizes and location of return filters when possible. These filters are designed to protect the motor and internal components of the furnace from airborne particles and dust.  These days there are filters that can be purchased that can improve the […]

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Virginia Beach Home Inspector Discusses Emergency Shutoffs

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Emergency Utility Shutoffs  When I perform a home inspection in Virginia Beach one thing I do is to take a picture to include in the home inspection report of the shut off device for the utilities. In an emergency this can save a homeowner a lot of headaches, and money in repairs. Gas Shutoffs    […]

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Virginia Beach Home Inspector Identifies Polybutylene Plumbing

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Occasionally during home inspections in Virginia Beach I will come across a house that has Polybutylene as its plumbing system. I inform the clients that there is a history with this product and provide them additional information so that they are aware of what is in the house they are looking to purchase. It is […]

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