Louisville home inspector explains horizontal cracking

Posted on: March 18, 2010 by in Videos
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Indiana Home Inspector-Water Heater

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Louisville Home Inspector Impressed Me!

Posted on: March 16, 2010 by in Clients Say It All
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A true professional home inspector. Very prompt and ready to get the job done as soon as he stepped out of the truck. Revealed more about my home than I thought possible. Very pleased with services, saved me money, informing me of small problems that could have turned into large problems. Very reasonable price for the service received. Highly recommend to all who are buying or selling a home. You WILL be impressed. April 09, 2009 by: Steve McPike THANK YOU! Louisville Kentucky Continue Reading ...

New Albany Home Inspector Talks About Knob & Tube Wiring

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Types of Mold with Louisville Home Inspection

Posted on: March 10, 2010 by in Mold
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TYPES OF MOLD Alternaria-Extremely widespread and common spore, common in soil, dead plants and foodstuff.  It is often found indoors growing on cellulosic materials and as settled dust on carpets, textiles,etc.  Potential opportunistic human pathogen.  Commonly recognized as type I(Hayfever) and type III hypersensitivity pneumontis. Epicoccum- A common allergen found in plants, soil, grains, textiles, and paper products, secondary invader of damaged plant tissue.   Common cause of Continue Reading ...

Types of Mold In Southern Indiana & Louisville area

Posted on: March 10, 2010 by in Mold
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TYPES OF MOLD Alternaria-Extremely widespread and common spore, common in soil, dead plants and foodstuff.  It is often found indoors growing on cellulosic materials and as settled dust on carpets, textiles,etc.  Potential opportunistic human pathogen.  Commonly recognized as type I(Hayfever) and type III hypersensitivity pneumontis. Epicoccum- A common allergen found in plants, soil, grains, textiles, and paper products, secondary invader of damaged plant tissue.   Common cause of Continue Reading ...

Asbestos Dangers with Louisville Home Inspection

Posted on: March 8, 2010 by in Inspection Discoveries
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In Indiana & Kentucky, Asbestos is still a concern for this Indiana Home Inspector! If you have questions on asbestos, don't hesitate to call us with your questions at 1-866-417-9591 or schedule your home inspection online today! Certainty Home Inspections performs inspections in Southern Indiana and Louisville area. Learn more from Louisville Home Inspection about asbestos dangers. What Is Asbestos? Asbestos is made from fibrous minerals and was widely used in many products because of Continue Reading ...

The Causes of Mold with Louisville Home Inspection

Posted on: March 2, 2010 by in Mold
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What Causes Mold, you ask? Mold cannot exist without moisture. Therefore, any moisture whatsoever, whether it be from inadequate grading and drainage, a leaking roof, window, or door, or moisture from a faulty exhaust vent, a condensate pipe, an evaporator coil, or a component of a plumbing system should be serviced immediately, or the potential for mold contamination will remain. What’s The Concern: Mold is a microorganism that has tiny seeds, or spores, that are spread on the air, land, Continue Reading ...

History of Mold with Louisville Home Inspection

Posted on: March 2, 2010 by in Mold
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In Biblical times, it was known that indoor mold could be a health concern. Mold was identified as the cause of mysterious deaths of farm animals in the 1930's. "Stachybotrys chartarum" was found growing on wet grain used for feeding animals. The industry now calls for greater regulations and keeps a better watch on the contamination of grains that are fed to animals. In the 1970's, homes became more air tight and they began being built with drywall instead of plaster. Although the tighter the Continue Reading ...

Levels of Radon In Kentucky

Posted on: March 2, 2010 by in Radon
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The U.S. EPA and the U.S. Geological Survey have evaluated the radon potential in the U.S. and have developed this map to assist National, State, and local organizations to target their resources and to assist building code officials in deciding whether radon-resistant features are applicable in new construction.. All homes should be tested regardless of geographic location. The map assigns each of the 3,141 counties in the U.S. to one of three zones based on radon potential. Each zone Continue Reading ...