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Artech Home Inspection in the Media Print E-mail

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New Home Defects (part 2) Print E-mail


There is lack of support on one end of the steel beam in these 2 difference cases. Central Steel Beam’ length of bearing support is less then 89 mm (3 1/2 in) length.

("Beams shall have ... not less than 89 mm (3 1/2 in) length of bearing at end supports...”)

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New Home Defects Print E-mail

All photos below are not from PDI (pre-delivery inspections. They are from occupied homes... (During PDI "unfinished" defects are common in new construction.):

Damaged outside insulation, cracks on foundation, etc.
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Plumbing Horror Stories Print E-mail
cracked cast iron pipes - need replacement ASAP
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Preparing Your Home for Winter Print E-mail

End of October is a good time of year to start thinking about preparing your home for winter.  As temperatures drops, your home will require maintenance to keep it through the winter.

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Here are some tips to help you prepare your home for winter:

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