Radon gas is the second leading cause of Lung Cancer, taking an estimated 20,000 lives per year.
Knob-is-tube wiring was a method of branch wiring found throughout homes and buildings in North America between the late 1800s through the 1930s.
During a home inspection we review components and elements that make up a fire separation firewall.
When we inspect a home, more often than not we find that the perspective home does not meet smoke and carbon monoxide detector guidelines.
Looking for signs of penetration, one area that I pay particular attention to is the foundation and the ground surrounding it.
Electrical safety hazards are considered major concerns as electrocution or fires can result from failed electrical systems.
We inspect several homes that do not meet safety guidelines when it comes to GFCI outlets. GFCI outlets are specifically designed to prevent potential electrocutions caused by accidents or equipment malfunctions.