Typical GFCI Outlet

GFCI Outlets-What Does this Button Do?

GFCI or Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters are an important safety device in a modern homes electrical system. Testing GFCIs to ensure they are in working order is an important part of the home inspection.  The home inspector will use a simple testing tool to check the GFCIs for proper operation. A GFCI can be thought […]

Bath fans or dryers venting to the attic is a common defect.

Not That Kind of Attic Vent

A super common defect found in home inspections is a bath fan or dryer vented to the attic space. Handymen often think this is a “good enough” solution. In their mind, the warm moist air will naturally exit the attic space through the roof vents. All too often, this is not the case. Typically, this […]