Reuben's Home Inspection Blog
Get photoelectric smoke alarms if you don't already have them. There are two types of smoke alarms available, ionization and photoelectric, and there is a huge difference between the two.[...]read more
I put together a short little video compilation showing a bunch of video clips of various defects that we've captured during home inspections.[...]read more
As I mentioned in a blog post at the beginning of this year, Minnesota adopted a new building code on January 24th. I covered a few of the most significant changes, but one of the bigger changes that I never[...]read more
Last week I posted an update on Diamond Pier footings, and since then I've had a number of people ask me whether or not Diamond Pier footings are approved for use in this city or that city. The best[...]read more
It has already been two years since I first blogged about Diamond Pier® Foundation Systems. Where does the time go? In my original post on Diamond Piers back in 2013, I talked about how my neighbors were having a deck constructed with[...]read more
Arc-Fault Circuit-Interrupters are relatively new electrical safety devices that first appeared in the 1999 National Electric Code. [...]read more
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