South Country Home Inspections Blog

December 28, 2018

Barbeque Safety

by Nick Gromicko With barbeque season already here, homeowners should heed the following safety precautions in order to keep their families and property safe. Propane grills […]
December 14, 2018

Backflow Prevention

by Nick Gromicko and Kenton Shepard Backflow is the reversal of the normal and intended direction of water flow in a water system. Devices and assemblies […]
November 16, 2018

Attic Pull-Down Ladders

by Nick Gromicko Attic pull-down ladders, also called attic pull-down stairways, are collapsible ladders that are permanently attached to the attic floor. Occupants can use these […]
November 2, 2018

Aging in Place

by Nick Gromicko and Kate Tarasenko “Aging in place” is the phenomenon describing senior citizens’ ability to live independently in their homes for as long as […]
October 12, 2018

Advantages of Solar Energy

by Nick Gromicko Solar energy offers considerable advantages over conventional energy systems by nullifying flaws in those systems long considered to be unchangeable. Solar power for […]
September 21, 2018

Adjustable Steel Columns

by Nick Gromicko and Kenton Shepard Adjustable steel columns, also known as screw jacks and beam jacks, are hollow steel posts designed to provide structural support. […]
September 7, 2018

Acid Rain and Inspectors: Buildings at Risk

by Nick Gromicko and Kate Tarasenko “Acid rain,” like “global warming,” is a phenomenon whose very existence is disputed by some. In fact, evidence of acid […]
August 24, 2018

A Garage Inspection

by Kenton Shepard This is the exterior of a town home I was asked to inspect. During the inspection, I ran into a neighbor who told […]
August 10, 2018

15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

by Nick Gromicko and Ben Gromicko The following items are essential tools, but this list is by no means exhaustive. Feel free to ask an InterNACHI […]
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