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Tree And Planter Dangers

Tree And Planter Dangers

All About Tree and Planter Dangers Trees and planters are generally a desirable feature of home landscaping, tree and planters can pose a threat to buildings in a number of different ways. Trees and planters installed too close to your structure can cause damage to the foundation or to the exterior wall causing stucco or…
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Direct Bonding Of Standard CSST

Direct Bonding Of Standard CSST

Direct bonding is required for gas piping systems incorporating standard (yellow) or uncoated CSST whether or not the connected gas equipment is electrically powered. This requirement is provided as part of the manufacturer’s instruction for single-family and multi-family buildings and required by the 2009 and later editions of the National Fuel Gas Code, the International…
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Sick Building Syndrome

Sick Building Syndrome? What Is It?

What Is Sick Building Syndrome? The sick building syndrome comprises various nonspecific symptoms that occur in the occupants of a building. This feeling of ill health increases sickness absenteeism and causes a decrease in productivity of the occupants. Occupants of a building experience acute health- or comfort-related effects that seem to be linked directly to…
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When You Should Consider A Mold Inspection!

When You Should Consider A Mold Inspection!

When you should consider a mold inspection! A common issue with mold in your is most of the time you do not know where it is. Mold likes to hide in dark areas of the home. Most people notice an earthy mildew smell within their home and think nothing of it while others begin to…
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importance of repairing fireplace cracks

The Importance Of Repairing Fireplace Cracks!

After conducting a few home inspections this past month I began to start noticing a pattern. Upon inspecting the fireplace two major issues stood out in each home I inspected: High heat caulking was missing at the gas line. Cracks at the firebox within the fireplace. Both of these defects pose a severe hazard. This…
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