Preparing Your Home for an Earthquake (Full story)

Preparing Your Home for an Earthquake (Full story)

9 Tips for Preparing for the Big One Roughly 50 miles west of Washington State, under thousands of feet of chilly green Pacific Ocean water, lies the Cascadia subduction zone where the dense Pacific plate dives underneath the lighter North American plate. Running a distance of over 1000 kilometers from northern Vancouver Island, BC to northern California, this massive fault is storing energy as the […]

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Is Mold Beyond the Scope of a Home Inspection?

Is Mold Beyond the Scope of a Home Inspection?

As a Home Inspector, when I run into a moisture problem inside a home, one of the more common questions I get from my house hunting clients is:  “is this mold?” and “Will this be harmful to my health?” While this is an excellent question it is impossible for a home inspector to answer – we are not doctors and even medical specialists would struggle to […]

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