South Country Home Inspections Blog

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.  […]
April 5, 2019

Burglar-Resistant Homes

by Nick Gromicko and Kenton Shepard There are a number of measures that homeowners can take to ensure that their homes are not attractive to burglars. […]
March 15, 2019

Building Orientation for Optimum Energy

by Nick Gromicko and Ben Gromicko Building orientation is the practice of facing a building so as to maximize certain aspects of its surroundings, such as […]
February 22, 2019

Building Cavities Used as Supply or Return DuctsBuilding Cavities Used as Supply or Return Ducts

by Nick Gromicko and Ben Gromicko Nearly all building codes restrict the use of cavity spaces as supply ducts. However, it has been common practice to […]
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