South Country Home Inspections Blog

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 […]
February 8, 2019

Building a Home

If you want to build a new home, there are things you need to know before you begin. Learn about construction standards and about buying land, […]
January 25, 2019

Bug Zappers

by Nick Gromicko A bug zapper is a popular exterior appliance installed by a homeowner or food handler to attempt localized control of flying insect populations. […]
January 11, 2019

Inspecting Aluminum Wiring

by Nick Gromicko and Kenton Shepard Between approximately 1965 and 1973, single-strand (solid) aluminum wiring was sometimes substituted for copper branch-circuit wiring in residential electrical systems  […]
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