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Jason Horn | ASHI Certified Inspector American Society of Home Inspectors
Radon Grass
Environmental Concerns

Radon

What is Radon? Radon is a naturally occurring carcinogen. This radioactive gas is released from rock, soil and water formed from the breakdown of uranium. The exterior levels in air pose a low threat to human health. However, radon can enter homes from surrounding soil and become a health hazard inside buildings. You can’t see

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Smoke Alarm
Home Safety

Will your smoke alarm save your life?

The innovation of smoke alarms is considered one of the most significant improvements to home safety. There is no question that smoke alarms save lives and should be in every home. Ninety-five percent of all homes in America have smoke alarms installed and are required in new construction. We walk past our alarms every day

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Broken Tree Limb
Home Hazards

Tree Limbs

Once the cold weather finally seems to be behind us and the sun is shining, it is a good time to take a quick walk around your house and look to see what the winter has brought you. The Winter season can bring different conditions in different parts of the country. Even with a mild winter

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Mildew on Soffit
Home Safety

Spring Cleaning – Get Rid of Mold

How to: Mold Clean up Spring is a welcome change from the cold months of winter. Spring showers bring forth flowers and green trees. The wet rain and heavy humidity can also encourage the growth of mold and other fungus. Mold has gotten a lot of press over the years and as a home inspector

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Branches on Deck
Home Tips

Spring Clean Up Ideas

Evaluate the exterior, caulk windows, clean gutters, examine roof shingles with binocluars Clean up yard, remove old dead branches. Check walkways for cracks and heaving Power wash siding, decks and walks Look at the trim and flashing of the home De- winterize faucets and check hoses Service heating and cooling systems Change filters and batteries

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