If you want to prevent damage to building components and the possible growth of mold in the walls of your home, an airtight vapor barrier is essential. See what the absence of a basement vapor barrier leads to at the wall sheathing and insulation in my video and know how to protect your vapor barrier and keep it airtight.
Archives for February 2019
Do you know where the GFCI reset buttons are located in your home? Apart from searching for defects and other areas of concern during a home inspection, one of my major goals during the walkthrough time with my clients is to familiarize them with the major systems in their prospective new…
While out on a Twin Cities home inspection the other day, I came across a sump pump that was hard at work. The pump was doing exactly what it was designed to do: pump out water that had collected in the home’s sump basket. If you are unfamiliar with sump pumps and how a drain […]