Reuben's Home Inspection Blog
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
About eighteen months ago, I started using a Milwaukee 1/4" hex impact driver in place of both a drill and an electric screwdriver, and I've fallen head over heels in love.[...]read more
I asked Kurt to write this guest post as a warning for anyone buying a new construction model home, or as a heads-up for anyone who already owns a model home.[...]read more
I’ve been teaching a 2.5 hour continuing ed class to real estate agents for the past two years, and I’m offering the same class again this year. The focus of this class is on some of the most mis-understood home[...]read more
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