South Country Home Inspections Blog

These blog articles were written by various authors and are presented strictly for promotional use only. South Country Home Inspections, Inc. makes no guarantee or warranty regarding the accuracy of these blog articles. Please review your inspection agreement to ensure what will be included and excluded regarding your inspection.

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  […]
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. […]
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