Reuben's Home Inspection Blog
I’ve compiled new-construction defect photos from the past six years into this one gigantic blog post. If you’re in the market for a new home and you’re not sure if a home inspection is worth doing, please look through these photos. If[...]read more
I'm just going to come right out and say that if you're a home inspector, the Surveymaster is the moisture meter of choice. Ask a room full of home inspectors what moisture meter they use, and at least half[...]read more
Back in 2009, I wrote a blog post giving some basic information on how to fix ungrounded three-prong outlets. That info is still mostly applicable today, but I have a few updates.[...]read more
Fall is officially here, and that means it's time to get started on your fall maintenance list. It's much easier to get this stuff done while it's still pleasant outside, so don't put these projects off until we have[...]read more
After the rain tonight we noticed some water trickling out of a pipe in the wall behind the boiler and have no clue what it is for. What is the purpose of this pipe? [...]read more
There are three major organizations for home inspectors; ASHI, NAHI, and InterNACHI. They're not the only organizations for home inspectors, but they're the largest.[...]read more
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This is a blog about home inspections and home related topics in the Minneapolis / Saint Paul areas. I try to focus on topics and issues, rather than stories and anecdotes... but you'll still find a few of those. To subscribe to this blog, sign up below.
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