South Country Home Inspections Blog

September 6, 2019

Child-Proofing Windows and Stairs

by Nick Gromicko The number one hazard for children is falls, which are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries in the U.S. for this age group.  About 8,000 […]
August 16, 2019

Child-Proofing Your Home: 12 Safety Devices to Protect Your Children

by Nick Gromicko and Kate Tarasenko About 2.5 million children are injured or killed by hazards in the home each year. The good news is that […]
August 2, 2019

Central Vacuum Systems

by Nick Gromicko A central vacuum system (sometimes called a whole-house vacuum system) is a cleaning device installed throughout a building. Located in the garage or […]
July 12, 2019

Central Air-Conditioning System Inspection

by Nick Gromicko A building’s central air-conditioning system must be periodically inspected and maintained in order to function properly. While an annual inspection performed by a […]
June 21, 2019

Cement Substitutes

by Nick Gromicko Cement substitutes are materials that may be substituted, to some degree, for cement in order to improve different properties, such as strength and […]
June 7, 2019

Ceiling Fan Inspection

by Nick Gromicko A fan attached to a room’s ceiling is known as a ceiling fan. Like other fans, it is used to provide comfort for […]
May 24, 2019

Carpeted Bathrooms

by Nick Gromicko and Kenton Shepard Carpeted bathrooms are bathrooms that have carpeted floors instead of traditional floor surfaces, such as tile or vinyl. Despite their […]
May 10, 2019

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Detectors

by Nick Gromicko Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas that forms from incomplete combustion of fuels, such as natural or liquefied petroleum gas, […]
April 19, 2019

Buying a Foreclosure

by Nick Gromicko Purchasing foreclosed homes in desirable areas at below-market values can be a sound investment strategy. Appreciation on their original prices may be tax-free.  […]
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