Reuben's Home Inspection Blog
I'd like to give some advice to home sellers on how to get the most out of their required Truth-In-Sale of Housing (TISH) evaluation.[...]read more
Planning to sell your home? Hire your own home inspector to inspect it before you put it on the market. Having your home inspected before it’s listed for sale will greatly reduce the potential for surprises that may crop[...]read more
I'm writing this post as somewhat of a rebuttal to that document because while many of the points made by the builder are valid, many of them aren't.[...]read more
Minnesota will be adopting the 2012 International Residential Code (IRC) on January 24th, 2015. I've put together a list of the most notable changes from the 2007 code.[...]read more
The Minnesota Radon Awareness Act went into effect on January 1st of 2014. This required home sellers to provide a lot of information about radon and radon testing to potential home buyers, making it basically impossible to buy a home in[...]read more
Seek Thermal has come up with a $199 infrared camera that works with several models of iPhones and Android phones. I tested this camera with my Samsung Galaxy S4.[...]read more
"No matter what conditions I produce in the house for fans, vents, open doors, hot water running, furnace on, etc. I can't produce conditions that create a backdraft. Do you have any advice?"[...]read more
Reader: "I personally think that the HVAC businesses have a great scam going by locking-out people's furnaces without any measurable evidence that the CO levels are above normal."[...]read more
This is a guest blog post by Ryan Carey, of My 3 Quotes. The cost of window replacement can be quite a shock to homeowners. It is a huge business in the Twin Cities with the extreme weather we have,[...]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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