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Discussing Hydronic Forced Air Heating

When it comes to heating homes, there is a multitude of ways to get the job done. Whether you are using a furnace, a boiler, a heat pump or any other mechanism, there will always be pros and cons. But what happens when you combine two different systems and pair their redeeming qualities together? [...]

By |2024-05-13T12:06:26-06:00May 13th, 2024|Back to Basics, HVAC, Plumbing|0 Comments

Inspecting Structure: What Do Home Inspectors Look For?

One of the most important aspects of a building is its structural integrity. The structural components of a house are what give it its strength, what keep it intact, and what protect its interior components from outside forces. As a home inspection company, we find that many of our clients are very concerned about [...]

By |2024-05-07T11:46:41-06:00April 29th, 2024|Back to Basics, Structure|0 Comments

What Are The Limitations During a Home Inspection?

When conducting standard home inspections, it is our goal to provide our clients with the most thorough service possible. Our inspectors cover the exterior and roofing, foundation and structure, electrical and plumbing, heating and cooling systems, interior, and most appliances. Purchasing a home is a serious commitment - so we want to make sure [...]

By |2024-04-23T12:06:38-06:00April 23rd, 2024|Back to Basics|0 Comments

AFCI Outlets and Breakers Explained

Electricity is one of the most important components in our homes. However, it can also be one of the most dangerous. A flawed electrical system can be the source of power outages, property damage, bodily injury, and even house fires. Thankfully, through modern technology, we are able to implement safeguards into our electrical systems [...]

By |2024-04-17T09:40:16-06:00April 17th, 2024|Back to Basics, Electrical|1 Comment

Home Inspections in Westminster CO

About Westminster Westminster, Colorado is a vibrant suburb that straddles both Adams and Jefferson County, located just several miles north of Denver. Like many other Colorado cities, this area started to develop during the Gold Rush in the mid 1800s. It saw significant growth over the subsequent years and blossomed into a [...]

By |2024-04-09T10:47:48-06:00April 9th, 2024|City Analysis|0 Comments

What’s the Problem with Zurn PEX Fittings?

When we inspect homes, plumbing is one of the major systems we observe. And having conducted thousands of inspections over 18 years, it follows that we have seen a lot of different plumbing configurations. Some plumbing materials and components have stood the test of time and proven to be reliable. However, there are quite a [...]

By |2024-04-02T11:33:18-06:00April 2nd, 2024|Back to Basics, Plumbing|0 Comments

Polybutylene Piping: What You Should Know

When it comes to residential construction, we are always trying to push forward as a society. We are searching for the most cost effective, efficient, and long-lasting building techniques. This has certainly yielded many successful methods and materials throughout history...but not always. In this blog, we will discuss a particular plumbing pipe that caused [...]

By |2024-03-18T15:50:50-06:00March 18th, 2024|Back to Basics, Plumbing|0 Comments

Kitec Plumbing: Why Is It Problematic?

Plumbing material is one of the most important components of a residence. Even though most of it is hidden underneath floors, and behind walls and ceilings, it is constantly "working" hard for us, supplying fresh water, draining waste water, and contributing to the functionality of our heating systems. It follows then that having good [...]

By |2024-03-14T10:52:57-06:00March 14th, 2024|Back to Basics, Plumbing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Home Inspections In Golden CO

About Golden Golden, Colorado is a beautiful, vibrant city situated at the foot of the Rocky Mountains and just about 15 miles west of Denver. Similar to other CO cities such as Wheat Ridge and Castle Rock, this city saw its initial growth in the mid-19th century during the gold rush. And [...]

By |2024-02-29T15:55:20-07:00March 4th, 2024|City Analysis|0 Comments